Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist for our Therapeutic Day School. Our school serves middle school and high school students with a primary disability of autism.
The SLP will:
deliver Speech-Language services as mandated on student IEP's in accordance with the Illinois State Board of Education
carry an assigned caseload with students ranging in age (10-22) with a primary diagnosis of Autism, verbal and non-verbal
use multiple modalities to reach the goal of functional communication
train in AAC devices and other communication strategies
collaborate and provide recommendations to administrators and all staff
maintain all necessary records and related service logs
establish and maintain a positive rapport and communication routine with students and families
actively participate in all team meetings and school improvement days
prepare a variety of written materials and workshops to gather and convey up to date information to: related service log, IEP reports, IEP goals, benchmarks and quarterly progress, informal and formal assessment profiles, and correspondence
Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Certification of Clinical Competency (CCC) or Clinical Fellowship Year (CFY) eligibility
Illinois State License or current license in speech therapy as required by state
Turning Pointe Autism Foundation Therapeutic School opened in January 2011 to meet the needs of individuals impacted by ASD in the areas of communication, behavior, sensory regulation, motor coordination and motor planning.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 191,500 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.