• Services Provided

    Diagnostic Services - The multidisciplinary team conducts formal / informal assessments of a child's speech and language (this may be periodic or by request).

    Screening Services - Cursory review of speech and language skills to determine if an evaluation is necessary.

     

    ·         First Grade-Spring Semester Screening

    ·         Follow Up Screening-Fall Semester

    ·         Screening per Parent/Teacher request

     

    Collaborative Intervention - The Speech and Language Pathologist will collaborate with the student's classroom teacher(s) and/or parents.  The pathologist will assist them in understanding the nature of the disorder and consult with them regarding classroom and home intervention strategies. 

    Individual / Small Group Therapy  - The Speech and Language Pathologist will develop an Individualized Education Plan to best meet the child's speech and language needs..

    Services are provided for the following:

    Articulation Disorder - The abnormal production of speech sounds which may interfere with academic achievement and/or social interaction.

    Language Disorder - An impairment which delays the development or comprehension and/or use of written and spoken language.

    ·         Receptive Language - Ability to understand verbal and non-verbal information

    ·         Expressive Language - Ability to communicate with others through verbal and non-verbal modes.

     

    Fluency Disorder - The abnormal flow of verbal expression characterized by impaired rate, rhythm, and/or struggle behavior.

    Voice Disorder - Absence or abnormal production of vocal quality, pitch, loudness, resonance, and/or duration.

    Hearing Disorder - The disadvantage or difficulty in everyday living or working activities resulting from hearing impairment.

    Auditory Processing - Breakdown in an individual's auditory skills that results in diminished learning through hearing, even though hearing acuity is normal.