17 Years Experience Overall (17 years as specialist)
98% (207 votes)
Ms. Namrata Pai is a Speech Therapist in JP Nagar, Bangalore and has an experience of 14 years in this field. Ms. Namrata Pai practices at Magpie Speech-Language Intervention Services in JP Nagar, Bangalore. She completed Master's in Speech and Hearing from All India Institute of Speech and Hearing in 2003. She is a member of Indian Speech and Hearing Association, Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI) and The Hanen Center - Canada. Please visit www.magpieslp.com for more details.
A: You need to see a speech therapist, when you are having following problems
- pronunciation problems
- communication problems
- understanding, comprehension issues
- language disorder
Q: Can a speech therapist help to manage autistic children?
A: Yes, a speech therapist can help to manage autistic children by improving their communication and language. They help in improving articulation, communicating verbally and non verbally, conversational and comprehension skills.
Q: Can stammering be corrected by the treatment of a speech therapist?
A: Stammering can be corrected by the treatment from a speech therapist as it teaches to reduce speed of speech and notice stammering.
Q: Does a speech therapist prescribe medications?
A: No, a speech therapist doesn't prescribe medications. They help in developing language, improving communication and articulation of speech.
Q: What is the required qualification to become a speech therapist?
A: To become a speech therapist, a degree or diploma in speech therapy is required after completion of any basic undergraduate degree in life sciences.