Provide and coordinate comprehensive speech and language programs and services to communication disabled students within the assigned area.
Provide both direct and indirect services, including teacher and parent consultation as may be necessary and appropriate.Responsibilities
Assist school personnel, parents, and community agencies in obtaining appropriate programming for communication disabled students through evaluations, consultations, therapy, and demonstration teaching relating to individual students.Ensure implementation of screening and follow-up evaluation procedures utilized to identify communication disabled students as per WAC 392-172A.Utilize appropriate diagnostic instruments and techniques for determining essential IEP goal statements and related service needs.Provide remedial and/or developmental instruction to individual students requiring speech and language services.Monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic programs for individual students and adjust services accordingly.Provide and maintain complete records and reports for every student receiving assessment, instructional, and habilitative services.Provide for the improvement of speech and language programs, services, and instruction offered to students through in-service training of parents, teachers, SLP assistants, aides, and volunteers.Ensure continuity and coordination of speech and language services in assigned school(s) by providing for interoffice communication and relations with multi-disciplinary team members and other special education programs via the regional coordinator.Provide ongoing program planning and evaluation reports as may be required.Ensure the application of current educational practice and maintenance of clinical competency by participating in staff development activities.Be responsible for monitoring and assuring compliance with all district policy/procedures and rules and regulations (e.g., eligibility, evaluation, and placement) as specified for disabled students within WAC 392-172A.Perform other duties as may be assigned by the respective area coordinator. Qualifications
Valid ESA certificate in related area of specialty or the ability to obtain conditional certification.Master's degree in speech and language pathologist or closely related field.Demonstrated understanding of the essential requirements within IDEA and its application to the provision of compliant services for the disabled.Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse group of parents, teachers, and administrators in providing direct and indirect services to disabled students in a confidential manner.Previous experience as a speech and language pathologist or in closely related field within a public school setting preferred.Ability to express thoughts concisely and effectively.Knowledge of sign language and augmentative communication preferred.Relates positively to youth and adults of varying socio-economics, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
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- Julie Peterson
- 325 South 3rd Ave, Suite C
- Kettle Falls, Washington 99141