Speech therapy - Speech Education

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Odense SU berettiget Bachelors 3 year Gymnasiel University of Southern Denmark
City Odense
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Bachelors
Duration 3 year
Admission Requirements Gymnasiel
Education Institution University of Southern Denmark
Speech therapy - Speech Education

Speech therapy is the science of speech therapy and the correlation that exists between the brain and the organs of speech, especially focusing on children's speech problems. If a child or adult has problems with speech or language difficulties, then a speech therapist help restore the language and teach the person and thus help reduce the problem.

Speech therapy is both a humanistic and health science subject, drawing on disciplines such as psychology, communication, anatomy, pathology, physiology and more. Therefore, the program is also a mixture of teaching in theoretical methods, which must then be tested in clinical practice afterwards. There is the possibility for internships during their studies.

Often, it is children who are hearing impaired who need speech therapists. Hard of Hearing everything from almost completely deaf children who have had very otitis media. It is important to intervene early so they do not fall behind in school. These are some very simple techniques that you actually can use as normal hearing people to get a better understanding of where the tongue of the voices sitting.

Also singers use speech therapists as consultants to get the best opinion when they sing.

Some of the other situations you may encounter as a speech therapist is working with people who stutter. Here you have to help them to speak openly or find a way of speaking, so they come as little as possible.

Job Opportunities

As a trained speech therapist there are excellent opportunities for employment in education in the school system or speech høreinstituter. There is an urgent need for logopæder, as a large part of the current employees (approximately 75%) will retire in 2010.

Special admission requirements

Danish A, English B, History B or Contemporary History B