Speech Language Pathologist is an Allied Health Professional who deals with rehabilitation of the following skills Swallowing - eating liquids and solids through mouth without the help of Tube. Communication - understanding and expression of needs and information through any way.Cognition - use of attention, concentration, perception, memory, problem solving, organization for every day functioning. Language - Use of speaking and understanding speech for communication. Reading - Understanding the written text for communication, education, and occupation Writing - Using text for communication, education and occupationSpeech - Using speaking for communication of everyday needs Voice - Right tone, right volume and pleasant quality of voice while speaking Fluency - Smooth flow while speaking and no stammeringArticulation - Pronunciation of speech sounds for communicationResonance - Speaking in nose for only m as in Mad, n as in nine and ng as in MangoProsody - Speaking with correct ups and downs in speech or having lively speechThese may be affected in following conditions: Neurological Conditions: Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Parkinson's Disease, Other progressive and non progressive neurological conditions Head and Neck Cancer: cancer of tongue, jaw, mouth, voice box or any othersDevelopmental Disorders: Global developmental delay, cerebral palsy, autism, ADHD, Sensory deficits like hearing impairment, Mental Retardation, Learning Disability, etcAnatomical deviance: Tongue tie, Cleft lip and palate, post surgical rehabilitation And other syndromes and disorders which may affect voice, articulation, speech, language, cognition and communication. A Speech Language Pathologist works in Acute Care Hospitals, Outpatient, Schools, Rehabilitation clinics and Community centers. Rehabilitation is focused on improving personal, educational, occupational and social quality of life (QOL).