The Opportunity to Communicate Is a Basic Human Right.

Communication is the most fundamental of human capacities.
People need to be able to communicate to fulfill their social, educational, emotional and vocational potential. Everybody has the potential to communicate.

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Stories About Communication

‘My Speech and Language Therapy Degree Has Been Everything I’ve Ever Wanted’

Dinithi O’Gorman had been interested in language and communication since high school but did not know how to turn this passion into a career – until joining De Montfort University Leicester.
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A poster in Italian that says, "Senti Chi (Non) Parla"

Campaigning for Our Patients in Italy

The Federazione Logopedisti Italiani works with European SLTs through the European Day of Speech and Language Therapy to make a dynamic impact on promoting health and well-being in children and adults with communication and swallowing disorders.
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The First Speech-Language Pathology Department in Ethiopia

In January 2019, the first Ethiopian speech-language pathologists earned their degrees and introduced an entirely new field of care to Ethiopia.
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Ghana — Great Strides in Speech and Language Therapy

Several years’ work on the part of three SLTs, plus an ex-patriot Australian, have culminated in the establishment of a two-year, post-graduate SLT training programme.
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