Speech/Language Pathologists (SLP’s) are part of the multidisciplinary team providing consultation to teachers, families, and other school staff regarding the communication needs of students and how it impacts their education. Some of the duties of SLPs are to identify through evaluation and provide interventions. In addition, they develop Individual Education Plans (IEP) for subsequent delivery of speech/language services.
Students are screened for speech/language impairments as they enter into kindergarten or may be referred for a screening due to teacher or parent concern.
During the school day speech/language pathologists work with students in a small group and within the classroom. Students are assisted with a range of disorders including: