Speech Pathology Assistants assist speech language pathologists to treat a variety of speech language disorders in children and adults. They help assess clients in language, voice, fluency, articulation, or hearing and implement treatment plans as directed by speech-language pathologists. Speech language pathology assistants also collect data, prepare charts and perform other support duties.
1. Assist speech-language pathologists in the conduct of client screenings or assessments of language, voice, fluency, articulation, or hearing.
2. Follow documented treatment plans created by licensed Speech Pathologists and informally document a patient’s performance.
3. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
4. Administer routine tests as directed by supervisor when the licensed supervisor has assured proper training and administration of such tests.
5. Test or maintain equipment to ensure correct performance.
6. Other duties as assigned.
1. Associate’s degree including coursework in communication disorders, normal communication processes and workplace behaviors
2. State licensure where recognized/required
3. Ability to approach problems objectively and be supportive
4. Knowledge of habilitation and rehabilitation of speech, language, and hearing disorders.
5. Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
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