Provides speech, voice and hearing therapy for students with communicative disorders; designs and implements appropriate remedial therapy programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Administers and assess diagnostic evaluations for speech, voice and language disorders to students at the Kentucky School for the Deaf with communicative disorders.
Interprets test results and makes recommendations. Makes referrals to appropriate sources. Prepares reports of test results and recommendations and interprets and documents results. Serves as a member of various school teams including the Admissions and Release Committees (ARCs).
Collect, maintain and report diagnostic and progress monitoring data. Prepare reports and forms required by district policy and Special Education statues and regulations. Maintain compliance with all local, state and federal regulations and follow established Special Education program policies and procedures.
Assist in development and implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEP). Monitor IEP goals and objectives for speech and language therapy. Collaborate with classroom teachers and other related services providers in developing speech and language skills with students.
Maintain professional awareness of current literature related to providing speech and language therapy to Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This position does not perform duties during the month of July. However, the annual salary is calculated to be distributed throughout 12 months/24 paychecks.
Must possess the Certification of Clinical Competency from the American Speech and Hearing Association. http://www.ASHA.org. Must maintain any required licensure(s), certification(s), or other credentials for the length of employment in this classification. Employing agency is responsible for ensuring employee possesses and maintains required licensure(s), certification(s) or other credentials.