Speech and Language
The Speech and Language program is designed to help students further develop their communication skills in areas that have an adverse educational impact on the student’s ability to access the curriculum or their individualized educational program. Several service models are available that include: individual treatment, small group instruction and/or push in services (The Speech & Language Teacher works with students in the classroom setting). These services are individually tailored to meet the unique needs of each student and maximize success in academics and/or activities of daily living.
Language skill development includes:
- Expressive Language development
- Receptive Language development
- Vocabulary development
- Pragmatics (Social use of Language)
- Syntax development
- Listening comprehension
- Writing skills
- Auditory processing skills
Speech skill development includes:
In addition, the Speech Pathologist works with classroom teachers, support staff and parents so that skills acquired in the Speech and Language program are effectively used in the classroom as well as other areas of the student's life.