IASLT Position Papers

IASLT Position Papers

Scroll to read some featured IASLT position papers and statements, you will find a full library listed further down the page.

Featured IASLT position papers

Statement on clear face masks

The Irish Academy of Audiology and Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists have today issued a joint statement on the Use of Clear Face Masks.


Position Paper and Guidance Document: Supporting Children with Developmental Language Disorder in Ireland

Provides an excellent insight into DLD; describes gaps and current services, and provides a framework around which to build services to support these children with DLD and families living in Ireland


Position Statement regarding the use of Personal Protective Equipment for Speech and Language Therapists

performing aerosol generating procedures as part of dysphagia management of individuals with COVID-19 (positive, suspected or non-COVID).


Position Statement on The Role of The SLT in Assessing Capacity & Facilitating Understanding to Support Decision Making for Adults with Communication Disabilities

The IASLT hold the position that SLTs have a role in capacity assessment of adults with known or suspected communication disorders.

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Position Paper: Speech and Language Therapy Service Provision for children with an Intellectual Disability.

For families, SLTs, educators, professionals and stakeholders to guide decision-making regarding roles & best practice in interventions and service delivery to people with an intellectual disability.

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IASLT Position Statement on the Rapid Prompting Method

Published May 2017


IASLT Position Papers

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IASLT Position Paper: The Role of the SLT Working with Autistic Clients

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IASLT Position Paper: The Role of the SLT Working with Transgender Clients

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