Working as a member of a therapeutic educational team the Speech-Language Pathologist establishes an individualized therapeutic program which supports the development of communication skills for each student. The Speech-Language Pathologist develops programs with an emphasis on total communication. The plan could include the need for augmentative communication strategies and systems including voice output devices and the iPad. The Speech-Language Pathologist is also responsible for training, not only the instructional assistants who are assigned to each student, but also training colleagues and parents so that the approach to student communication is comprehensive and integrated into their total program.
M.A. or M.S. Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Licensed according to the Connecticut State requirements. Experience with children with autism and related neuro-integrative disorders. Holds certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association or is in his/her Clinical Fellowship Year.
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Equal opportunity employer (EOE)
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience. AIND/Giant Steps offers Competitive benefits, opportunities for professional development, and tuition reimbursement.
Internal Number: SLP_Southport
About AIND/Giant Steps CT School
In 1992, the American Institute for Neuro-Integrative Development (AIND), was formed as a 501(c)(3) Connecticut not-for-profit corporation to develop Giant Steps CT School, and to support other education, medical research, and advocacy efforts to enhance the lives of individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), developmental disabilities, and related neurological impairments.
Giant Steps CT is a Connecticut State-approved private school for students diagnosed with ASD and/or other neurological impairments, ages 3-21 years. We provide our students with a uniquely comprehensive program to meet their individual educational and therapeutic needs, while supporting meaningful inclusion and participation in their home school district and community.