The demand for speech and language therapy

Publication number: 2015-15
Authors: R. Scholte & L. Kok
Commissioned by: Nederlandse Vereniging voor Logopedie en Foniatrie (Dutch Association for Speech and Language Therapy and Phoniatrics)
Published by: SEO Amsterdam Economics

Can developments in the composition and health status of the population explain the growing use of speech therapy? Demographic trends offer no explanation for this growth. Health status developments explain approximately twenty five percent of the growth in use by people over 12 years old.

Category: Robert Scholte, 2016, Lucy Kok, Healthcare & Social Security