The Speech-Language Pathologists industry has experienced steady conditions and stable growth over the past five years. In recent years, rising student enrollment rates have stimulated demand for the industry's diagnostic and treatment services. Most importantly, increased access to health insurance as a result of healthcare reform has better enabled individuals to afford industry services. The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 has been a boon to the industry. These trends are expected to continue in the next five years. Growth of the industry's main markets, students and the elderly, is expected to remain strong and revenue is expected to rise over the five years to 2021.
This industry comprises establishments of health practitioners that primarily evaluate, diagnose and treat speech, language, cognitive-communication and swallowing disorders.
This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.