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What does a speech language pathologist do for people with MS?

Commonly called speech therapists, speech language pathologists diagnose and treat problems with speaking voice and fluency, as well as language, communication and even swallowing.

A speech language pathologist can conduct testing to see which part of your speech is impacted and provide appropriate therapy. They will look at your breathing control and the way you move your lips, among other things.

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