LAKE ZURICH COMMUNITY
UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #95
Speech - Language Pathologist
Assistant Superintendent of Special Education
A Masters Degree in speech - language
Valid Illinois certification (type 10) as Speech
- language Pathologist.
Appropriate speech - language Pathology
licensure in accordance with Illinois PA 85-139.
May also hold a certificate of clinical
competence from the American Speech, Language and Hearing
5. Bilingual would
Screens all students new to the elementary level
programs as well as reviewing needs of students actively
enrolled in therapy.
Screens all students referred by teacher and/or
Utilizes appropriate diagnostic procedures to
complete a formal evaluation on those students identified
during the screening process.
Interprets the results of each evaluation and
enroll students whose speech and language skills significantly
interfere with their ability to learn within the school
Establishes type and severity of disorders in
areas of receptive and expressive language, articulation,
auditory, oral motor functioning, voice, fluency, word
retrieval and pragmatics.
Develops an Individualized Education Program
(IEP0 stating the annual and short-term goals for each child's
level of functioning, objectives to meet each child's needs,
the materials used to meet these objectives and the methods of
Update child's progress on the IEP at least
twice per year.
Contacts parent to obtain required parental
consent and input prior to initiation of the IEP and subsequent
Schedules students for remediation on an
individual or group basis according to their needs.
Utilizes appropriate exit criteria to make
recommendations as part of the educational team regarding
student dismissal from formal speech and language service.
Inform parents/guardians of the team's recommendation if they
are not in attendance at the team meeting.
Serves as a communication consultant and
resource person to classroom teachers, school personnel and
parents/guardians. These services may take the form of
conferences, classroom demonstrations or other consultation
models/activities (i.e., in-services/workshops).
Provides consultation according to one or more
of the following models:
Schedule meetings with classroom teachers and/or
other team members as needed to discuss each child's
Provide instruction to classroom teachers on
carry-over techniques to be administered by teacher or
teacher'' assistant in the classroom setting.
Monitoring students within the classroom
Meeting monthly/quarterly with students
requiring minimal remediation/service.
In specialized situations where entire classes
have critical speech and language needs, forming of support
groups with classroom teacher and parents/guardians.
Sharing information on various programs, methods
of learning and status of speech and language skills with the
mainstream teachers who work with SEDOL students.
May conduct classroom language groups (as
determined by the Speech - language Pathologists or as
requested by the classroom teacher) with the classroom teacher
as an active participant.
Maintains open communications with
parents/guardians of speech - language students.
Participates in regularly scheduled team
meetings and the annual review process.
Maintains all records and implement all
procedures in accordance with Illinois and PL 94-142 Rules and
Performs other duties as assigned by the
Assistant Superintendent of Student Services.