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National Speech Pathologist Day 2022: Spotlight

Author: Sonali Sitaram
Date: May 18, 2022
Tags: Educational, Educational Staffing, Pathology, Speech-Language Pathologists, Spotlight

Amergis Educational Staffing wishes a Happy National Speech Pathologist Day to our amazing speech-language pathologists. Speech pathology has grown into a profession with over 150,000 speech pathologists across the country. These professionals provide personalized treatments targeted to diagnose and treat:

Our Amergis team values all of our professionals, and we ensure that all our partners connect with the perfect career opportunity for them. If you’re ready to take your career in a different direction, browse our nationwide openings. Today, we recognize Suzanne Vogel, Amergis’s 2019 Staffing Caregiver of the Year, for her role in speech pathology and for sharing what inspired her to become a speech-language pathologist.

Q & A with Suzanne Vogel

What inspired you to become a speech-language pathologist?

I was in college for chemical engineering and found it wasn’t for me. I took a career placement test and it said I should be a speech-language pathologist. That test was definitely correct because this is the career for me. I love my job!

What is the most rewarding part of your job?

I love having a job where I can earn a good living helping children and their families.

What are the different roles and responsibilities of a speech-language pathologist?

An effective speech-language pathologist not only works with the child to grow and develop speech and language but also with their families. Families need to be supported in the best way to help their children acquire needed skills. After all, they are the ones who know them best and are with them the most.

Do you have a story you’d like to share with us? Or, is there a moment you’re proudest of?

I love being able to change people’s minds on whether or not teletherapy for speech pathology is as effective as in-person. They often start off with the mindset that it isn’t. However, after they see a few sessions and the growth the child is making, they change their minds.

What do you love about working with Amergis?

I love how quick to respond and ready to help everyone at [Amergis] is. No matter how many questions I ask, they never make me feel like I am a bother, and always have such positive attitudes.

The Benefits of Partnering with Amergis

There are many reasons that thousands of school-based professionals have worked with Amergis over the past 30 years. First of all, we have brick-and-mortar offices in 32 states across the country, so whether our professionals prefer an urban, suburban, or rural community, we’ve got the right environment for everyone.

Also, when professionals team up with Amergis, they enjoy a range of benefits that include but aren’t limited to:

Finally, professionals who join forces with Amergis get a designated recruiter assigned to them who acts as a career counselor. Our recruiters are highly trained to match professionals with the perfect position for their profession. In short, we streamline the hiring process for both professionals and our clients so that they can focus on what matters most, which is the health and well-being of their students.

Accelerate Your Career with Amergis Educational Staffing

Our Amergis team would like to take a moment to thank all the amazing speech pathologists for providing superior care and making a difference in the lives of people everywhere. We are proud to work every day with motivated professionals, and we ensure that our team supports them at each step of their career journey, from the initial interview to the first day of the job. Learn more about how we help school-based professionals maximize their potential by visiting us online today.

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