Iran's National Speech Therapy Day

Today(April 20) is Iran's National Speech Therapy Day.

In order to pay tribute the role of speech therapist in Iran, today has been named as Iran's National Speech Therapy Day. Speech and language rehabilitation programs have been expanding both in size and quality, resulting in about 1,000 speech therapists practicing in hospitals and rehabilitation centers throughout the country. In this regard state welfare organization has provided different kinds of speech therapy services in Iran. 

"What is Speech Therapy?

Speech therapy is the assessment and treatment of communication problems and speech disorders. It is performed by speech-language pathologists (SLPs), which are often referred to as speech therapists.

Speech therapy techniques are used to improve communication. These include articulation therapy, language intervention activities, and others depending on the type of speech or language disorder.

Speech therapy may be needed for speech disorders that develop in childhood or speech impairments in adults caused by an injury or illness, such brain injury.

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