Speech & Language

Speech Pathologists work with all students that have been identified to benefit from these services. These clinicians provide support to students with Individualized Education Plans (IEP's), students with mild speech and language needs, and students that need intermittent walk-in services.

Speech or Language Impairments

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) defines speech-language impairment as “a communication disorder such as stuttering, impaired articulation, language impairment or a voice impairment that adversely affects a student’s educational performance.”

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent speech, language, voice, swallowing, fluency, and other related disorders:

Education and Speech-Language Pathology: A Team Approach

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are a vital part of the educational team in d303 schools. SLPs work with administrators, teachers, parents, social workers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, psychologists, nurses, and other staff members to help support student learning and remediate communication impairments. Speech-Language Pathologists in all d303 schools help students with communication disorders in a variety of settings using a variety of techniques appropriate to the student’s educational and communication needs.

Speech-Language Pathologists offer:

Speech-Language Pathologists Role

Support Students in their Academic Setting by helping them to:

Supporting Parents to:

Assisting Educators and other Support Personnel to: