Speech pathologists working with older peopleThis document is available in English as well as in languages other than English. Links to the English and multilingual resources can be accessed further below. To download information click on the selected language. This will take you directly to the resource. The information in brackets gives the format and file size if known. Note that some PDFs can be quite large and may take several minutes to download.
Title: Speech pathologists working with older people (Links to English resource)
Summary: As people age their speech, language, memory, voice and swallowing changes naturally. It is also more likely that older people will acquire a communication or swallowing disorder as they are at higher risk of stroke or developing a condition such as dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
Organisation: Speech Pathology Australia
Last reviewed: May 2018
Target audience: General
English resource: Report broken link
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