Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)
SALARY/TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists
1. Master's degree from a regionally accredited
college or university
2. New MexicoState License as a Speech-Language
Special Education Coordinator, Lead SLP, and Building
To diagnose and remediate language and speech disorders that
interfere with the individual's ability to derive full
benefit from the district's educational program.
Serve as resource person to school staff members
in the development of a balanced program for communication
Provide a therapeutic program to meet individual
needs of speech-language impaired children.
Assist and guide teachers in observing,
describing, and referring suspected and identified speech and
Provide assessment and diagnosis of
articulation, voice, fluency, and language impairments.
Provide screening to identify speech-language
impaired children at regular intervals and at specified
Assist in proper referrals of individuals to
agencies and specialists in the community, as
Develop appropriate individualized programs of
therapy to meet individual students' needs in existing
speech-language impairments and provide written IEPs to help
facilitate these programs.
Provide information, support, and counseling to
parents and families of speech-language impaired children when
Provide in-service education and serve as
consultant to teachers and schools staff members on topics
concerning speech-language improvement.
Maintain student records as appropriate and/or
required, including Medicaid logs.
Identify therapy supplies and equipment to meet
Consult with school health personnel concerning
students with speech, hearing, or language related health
Serve on Child Study Team as appropriate and IEP
committees for special education.
Coordinate with other special education programs
concerning speech-language impaired children.
Maintain professional growth through
participation in in-service and staff development activities,
Make home visits, as appropriate.
Comply with local, state, and federal
Agree to fulfill performance responsibilities in
Perform other related tasks as may be