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Speech-Language Pathology (SLP): Home

This is a guide for Speech-Language Pathology students to assist in researching, writing, learning, networking, and more

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This website was created to assist the research efforts of Duquesne University Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) students. It brings together selected relevant Gumberg Library resources and additional websites.

Some of the links connect to resources that are only available to current Duquesne University students, faculty, and staff. These resources will require your Duquesne University ID number or MultiPass credentials if you are working off campus.

What is a Speech-Langauge Pathologist?

Speech-Langauge Pathologists (SLPs) are health professionals that work with patients who have communication and swallowing disorders.

SLPs sometimes work with a team of health professionals to treat a patient. SLPs mainly work on an one-on-one basis with a patient; however, some SLPs lead support groups or family and general public information sessions.

Depending upon the patient's condition, SLPs perform a variety treatments to improve the patient's quality of life and ability to communicate effectively.

What are the major topics of this guide?

This guide is organized into seven main parts- Home, Research, Writing, Learning, Advocacy, Networking, and Duquesne.

The Research section divides into five separate categories.

  1. Databases,
  2. eBooks/Books,
  3. Evidence Based Practice
  4. Drug Infromation, and
  5. Mobile Resources

The Writing section contains resources, services, and other guides to help you write more effectively.

The Learning section provides links to online tools. This section is divided into three categories.

  1. Anatomy,
  2. Continuing Education, and
  3. Government

The fifth section, Advocacy, contains links to SLP-related advocacy groups.

The sixth section, Networking, is divided into three sections to assist in career development.

  1. Accreditation/Certification
  2. Employment, and
  3. Professional Organizations

Finally, the Duquesne section supports Duquesne's SLP students with information about the department, student organizations, and requirements.

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