Treatment Techniques for Proper Auditory and Vestibular Function

This article seeks to help the parent or caregiver recognize the importance of treatment techniques that emphasize proper auditory and vestibular function, the goals it can help to accomplish, and if it is a method your child's therapist is using.

BY Robin Abbott, MS, OTR/L | January 2020 | Category: EP Guide

Treatment Techniques for Proper Auditory and Vestibular Function

Almost all speech-language pathologists, physical therapists and occupational therapists (SLPs, PTs and OTs) have graduate degrees, thus it would be easy to assume they are trained uniformly within their disciplines.

There is such a diverse field of practice for SLPs, PTs, and OTs, that is impossible for a few years of education to encompass every area of practice. Thus, many daily-use, clinical skills are developed through professional workshops and classes, collectively referred to as "continuing education," in which a practitioner can focus more precisely on a specific client population and their needs.

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