Suntan12-Becoming a speech language pathologist requires patience and a certain degree of compassion.
Many young children and adults that seek the services of a speech therapist are often embarrassed about their speech impediments and it is something that the speech therapist has to keep in mind.
Another way to learn more about how to become a speech therapist is to volunteer in hospitals and places that have people with speech disorders.
This will not only give you idea of what the work is like it also demonstrates interest in the field to a prospective employer. You can also make valuable contacts and may even be offered a position when you graduate.