Provide direct or indirect services to affect positive change in the communication behavior of pupils with speech and/or language impairment. Duties include diagnostic, therapeutic and consultative services to children with various speech and language impairments.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - Conduct speech and language evaluations of referred students, interpret results to parents and teachers, and write appropriate recommendations and reports. - Develop, implement and monitor IEP’s for students eligible for special education speech and language programs. - Participate in school meetings and conferences regarding students with special needs. - Provide consultation to classroom teachers, administrators, and parents. - Register with Medicaid as a provider; maintain daily and Medicaid logs and time study. - Participate as a member of the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET). - Act as case manager for designated special education students. - Participate in and lead professional development in-services. - Review and maintain speech language files and related paperwork. - Attend monthly speech language meetings. - Validate outside diagnostic evaluations and program recommendations. - Plan, conduct and or participate in in-service activities in the area of speech and language therapy. - May be required to participate in student’s meetings which occur beyond the staff’s work assignment schedule. - Perform other duties as assigned.