A Speech-Language Pathologist is the health-care professional educated and trained to evaluate and treat children and adults with speech, language, and swallowing problems. Because communication is the essence of social existence, a serious disorder has profound effects on the individual.
All of our therapists hold a master's degree, are PA licensed and have earned the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech - Language - Hearing Association (ASHA), the national professional, scientific and accrediting organization responsible for certifying speech-language pathologists.
We are seeking a Speech Pathologists for Part time to Full Time itinerant position working with preschool population. Travel time and full day guarantee!
Scope of clinical practice:
Evaluate students/clients speech and language abilities and administer diagnostic tests to assess speech and language abilities.
Establish realistic and anticipated goals for the student/client and his potential for utilization of speech therapy services to enable him to function adequately in home, community and school environment.
Establish plan of treatment and implement the students/clients plan of treatment.
Provide the appropriate speech therapy services on a regular schedule of therapy.
Arrange opportunities for parent counseling and/or observations.
Make referrals for ancillary services available within the school system and/or hospital.
Participate in conferences related to student/client progress in planning for implementation of the students/clients treatment plan.
Conduct IEP meetings or client meetings independently when speech therapy is the only service identified, acting as the case manager.
Teach, consult and instruct other school team disciplines and to the speech services through planned educational programs.
Communicate to: 1) teachers; 2) administrators; 3) family; 4) ancillary and auxiliary services and physicians through written records upon request.
Contact: Orna Kempler-Azulay M.A., CCC-SLP
President, Abington Speech Pathology Services, INC.
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