What Makes the AIS Speech and Language Pathology Department Exceptional?
Our therapists collaborate as members of an interdisciplinary team of highly skilled professionals to ensure that each student is able to reach their maximum potential.
Our therapists receive support from a mentor with extensive knowledge and experience in the assessment and provision of school-based speech and language therapy services.
Our therapists have ongoing access to professional development, networking and resources to support the provision of evidenced based practices in the educational setting.
Our team of specialized therapists are individually matched and paired based upon their unique skill sets and the speech and language needs of the students they serve.
Our therapists are state licensed and certified by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), a nationally recognized professional organization or are supervised by an ASHA Certified SLP as they complete final steps toward certification.
What are our roles in your school?
To provide interventions focused on increasing communication skills to improve academic achievement and social engagement.
To collaborate with and provide support to staff in the carryover and use of strategies to enhance student’s participation in the classroom.
To use a range of service delivery models that includes pull-out, push-in and inclusion using evidence-based practices.
To determine the need for and assist in procuring low to high tech augmentative alternative communication (AAC) devices and consult with staff for implementation and use in the educational setting.