|Professionals Share Knowledge With River High School Students|
|Written by Bridget Smith, Staff Writer|
|Wednesday, February 06, 2013 9:56 PM|
Mariah Warrington, a speech language pathologist, said she was originally going to become a teacher because almost everyone in her family was a teacher. Large groups of kids, however, were not for her.
Mariah knew she still wanted to work with children, but in a different way. She said speech pathology gives her the chance to help kids on a more personal level.
She also said that one of the advantages of her profession is the numerous choices one has when searching for a job. One can work with children or adults and can choose from various school and medical settings.
Above all, the rewards can be tremendous. “I taught a two year old how to sign because he couldn’t speak. It changed his life and I like that.”
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