Speech-Language Pathologist at The Foundation Schools provide speech and/or language therapy to students in the school as prescribed by the students’ Individual Education Program. The Speech Pathologist assesses and provides speech and language remediation to students as referred. As a resource person, the Speech Pathologist works in collaboration with the classroom teacher, the Diagnostic Prescriptive Teacher and as a member of the full multidisciplinary team, to address students’ educational and clinical needs. As needed, the Speech Pathologist communicates with parents/guardians and representatives of agencies with whom students are involved. The Speech Pathologist documents the delivery of all services according to state and local guidelines.
Master’s degree in SLP and a valid Maryland license required. Three (3) years of experience in providing diagnostic assessment and therapy to children and adolescents who manifest a variety of speech and language disorders and related symptoms preferred.
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