Speech PathologistsIn the public schools Speech Pathologists are called Speech Specialists.
- They are part of the special education team that determines the need for speech and language testing. Speech Specialists evaluate students for speech disorders such as; articulation disorders, voice disorders, fluency disorders, pragmatic disorders and language disorders.
- They hold meetings and write IEP's for students who are Eligible for Speech and Language Services Only.
- At Meadowbrook School they provide therapy for students from preschool to grade four. Therapy is provided both in the speech room and in the classroom. Consultation with classroom teachers and parents is critical to success in therapy.
- They collect data that can be shared with teachers and parents with regard to each students progress and what goals will be addressed next.
- They also collaborate with Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, LDTC's and other professionals working with each student on his/her caseload.
Last Modified on September 2, 2014