Speech and Language Pathologist (#325720)

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Under the general supervision of the Special Education Director, the Speech Language Pathologist provides direct and indirect service to students with speech/language disorders in order to improve communication as it relates to school tasks; intervention is provided in the students' academic environment and may include integrated service in the classroom, pullout sessions, collaboration with school staff, observation, and consultation to the IEP team.

EXEMPLARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provides diagnostic, remedial, and consultative services for students with receptive/expressive communicative disorders. 2. Assists in the identification of students who are at risk because of educational, physical or mental limitations. 3. Assists in the development of the assessment process and written procedures; completes the educational related assessment which includes student observation, record review, interviews, standardized/non-standardized testing procedures in the areas of suspected disability according to Nevada State and Federal timelines. 4. Prepares an assessment report according to Nevada State and Federal timelines 5. Participates as a member of the IEP in the determination of appropriate treatment; develops long and short term goals and objectives; 6. Develops and implements a therapy intervention plan designed to enable the student to benefit from special education; student services may be conducted on an individual or group basis in the least restrictive environment. 7. Maintains records, materials, equipment and other treatment supplies; remains current with approaches, methodology and research in the field to foster professional growth and educationally related practices; and acquaints principals, teachers, other personnel, and parents with speech-language services.