Early Intervention Specialist for the Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing (#1422606)
Job Description The Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) invites you to consider an enjoyable and gratifying employment opportunity with our Agency. We are looking for a knowledgeable, caring and innovative Early Intervention Specialist with the Parent Infant Program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. This position will be working on all USDB Campuses (Ogden, Salt Lake City, and Springville).
Principal Duties As a Specialist you will: ? Perform the duties of an emissary for the USDB Parent Infant Program for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing (PIPDHH). ? Provide appropriate programming for deaf/hard-of-hearing children, birth to 3 years of age, with an emphasis in developmental milestones, auditory skills and language development, and displays an ability to work effectively with parents in a home-based environment. ? Prepare and write lesson plans for each child and family. ? Provide effective home visits, sharing new language/listening strategies with the family. ? Teach and support families in learning skills that support the development of the child. ? Advises and teaches parents in the area of deafness/hearing loss and language and cognitive development. ? Assists parents in embedding language within the child’s everyday routines.