What is Speech Therapy

What is Speech Therapy?

Speech Therapy is professional rehabilitation service for people with communication (including hearing, speaking, reading and writing) and/or swallowing disorders. Speech Therapists provide screening, assessment and diagnostic service, decide individualized treatment plans, and offer relevant suggestions and consultations to people with communication and/or swallowing disorders. Besides, speech therapists will help individuals, family, and support groups in need with relevant counselling and follow-up service, and educate the general public on related issues.

Practising speech therapist in Hong Kong should obtain a degree from a recognized university