Oct 05, 2019

Speech Language Pathologist

  • Sulphur Springs Union School Distric
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

DEFINITION

The Speech Language Pathologist identifies, assesses, and provides therapy services to pupils with speech and

language disorders.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Screen, identify, assess, and develop recommendations in the areas of articulation, phonology, oral motor,

semantics, syntax, pragmatics, voice fluency, and augmentative/alternative communication for pupils with

communicative disorders.

• Utilize appropriate diagnostic assessment procedures, following professional guidelines, to thoroughly and

accurately diagnose communicative disorders using both formal and informal assessment measures

• Develop, implement, and monitor Individualized Education Plans (IEP)

• Develops goals and objectives, provides collaboration, consultation, and direct service to meet individual needs as

determined by the IEP team

• Collaborate and participate in IEP meetings, Student Study Team (SST) meetings, and conferences as appropriate

• Provide an educational environment which establishes, maintains, and reinforces appropriate pupil behavior,

attitudes, and social skills

• Communicate clearly and effectively with others, both orally and in writing

• Research and utilize new information regarding intervention/treatment techniques methods, assessment materials

to enhance pupil educational opportunities and outcomes

• Provide and utilize appropriate and effective speech and language assessment procedures and therapy experiences

for pupils from a wide range of socio-economic and cultural backgrounds

• Monitor and supervise speech and language aides, assistants, student teachers, interns, Clinical Fellows as needed

• Promotes and maintains pupil records and documentation and confidentiality

• Establishes and maintains a suitable, inviting, and stimulating learning environment


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