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Speech and Language Pathologist

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP) within School District#23 are committed to working collaboratively in an education partnership to create a supportive enviroment that fosters successful communcation and learning.

Functioning as an integral part of the School Based Team, the Speech-Language Pathologist may provide the following services:

  • Communication assessments
  • Adapting and creating materials
  • Cooperative planning
  • Curriculum planning
  • Program planning for specific students
  • Small group/individual skill training
  • Coaching students in the classroom
  • Demonstration of specific strategies in the classroom
  • Team lesson presentation
  • Workshops for teachers, parents and certified education assistants
  • Consultation with parents and communit service providers

Some possible communication skills that may be addressed inclide:

  • Understanding and using language
    • Vocabulary and concepts
    • Grammar and sentence structure
  • Listening skills
  • Social langauage skills
  • Articulation
  • Fluent speech
  • Appropriate use of voice
  • Use of augmentative and alternative communication