Introducction to the Speech Therapy

In this dossier you will find information about: what is speech therapy, current legislation, social campaigns, what a speech therapy professional should be and a final section about gender and speech therapy. It has been produced in collaboration with UOC professor Alfonso Igualada.


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What is it?

Infografia UOC ¿què és la logopèdia?
Information graphic about the field of speech therapy.
Blog logopèdia UOC
The speech therapy page in the UOC's Faculty of Health Sciences blog.
What is Speech Therapy?
Definition of what speech therapy is, when it is used, who can provide it and where.
Information about speech therapy of the Asociación Española de Logopedia Foniatria y Audiologia.
Professional profile
A document that explains the roles, functions, competencies and attitudes that a speech therapist should have.
Scope of Practice in Speech-language pathology
A document that explains speech therapy's different fields of activity in depth.


Estatuto Marco del personal estatutario de los servicios de salud
Regulates and updates the regulations affecting staff in health centres who are governed by specific statutes.
Ley de ordenación de las profesiones sanitarias
Legal framework that facilitates the integration of speech therapy professionals in the health service.
Ley General de Salud Pública
Law that establishes the legal basis for public administrations in public health matters.

Social Movements

Un logopeda fa molt més del que penses
A campaign that explains what speech therapists do and what disorders and conditions they treat.
Campaña de difusión de logopedas como profesionales sanitarios
An advertising poster for the speech therapy dissemination campaign.
European day of SLT
Information about the European Day of Speech and Language Therapy and each year's themes.


Libro blanco de la logopedia
The white paper on university studies in speech therapy.
Network for Tuning Standards and Quality of Education Programmes in Speech and Language Therapy
A project whose purpose is to address speech therapy education needs in Europe.

Gender and speech therapy

Dossier that presents resources related to gender and speech therapy.

UOC speech therapy publications

Collection of resources published at UOC related to speech therapy.