Speech & Language Services

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Speech – Language Pathology Services

 Speech – Language Pathology Services in the school setting encompasses addressing the needs of students with delays and disorders, in language, which are breakdowns in communication.  

By the time students get to high school, they usually have been identified as they have been in school for 10 plus years.  Some students were identified even sooner as pediatricians are referring children as young as birth.

A speech – language pathologist employed in the public school setting are there to address the educational needs of the students.   The educational needs would be barriers based on cognitive, social and communication processes which negatively impacts the student's ability to learn the curriculum.  

Following is a video on what a speech-language pathologist is and what they do. 
http://www.asha.org/uploadedFiles/What-SLPs-Do.pdf


Following are some links on visual supports.  

Links To Helpful Websites:

 Asha.org                        Types Of Learning Disabilities