Speech Language Pathology (IEP service)
Individuals identified with or suspected of having a speech and/or language impairment receive services from a licensed Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) in the general areas of articulation, voice, fluency and language.
How do Speech Language Services help the person with a disability or family support system?
Services provided by a licensed SLP assist individuals in being able to communicate more effectively in all types of settings (school, work, personal life etc…)
What is the referral process?
School based services are referred at the individual school level by contacting the school's assigned ESE Specialist who will initiate the referral process.
Recommended websites, YouTube videos, books:
To learn more about Speech and Language Therapy Click Here
To learn more about Hearing Loss Click Here
Asha.org: The website for the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) can provide individuals with information regarding all aspects, both for private as well as school based services. Click Here for their website.
SLPs: How we Help in Schools
Questions or observations recommended for parents to investigate before selecting a provider:
Parents should always review the credentials of any provider that they may be interested in procuring services from to insure that they are properly licensed.
American speech-language-hearing association. Speech and language services in schools:
American speech-language-hearing association. Eligibility and dismissal in schools
Kelly, kate. Understood for learning and attention issues. Working with clinicians. Speech-Language Pathologists: What you Need to Know:
Written by: Debra Harrington, BA, MEd and Nicole Quint, Dr.OT, OTR/L