Turning Pointe Autism Foundation continues to grow and is seeking a Part-time or Full-time Speech-Language Pathologist to work in our therapeutic day school. The day school serves middle school, high school, and transition age students with a primary disability of autism, limited verbal/non-verbal.
The Speech-Language Pathologist will:
Deliver Speech and Language services as mandated on student IEP's in accordance with the Illinois State Board of Education.
Carry an assigned caseload, students ages 10-22 with a primary disability of autism, limited verbal/non-verbal.
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 assessments, profiles, and correspondence.
Organize and maintain student records and school files per ISBE requirements.
Provide all therapy minutes.
Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology
Certification of Clinical Competency (CCC)
Illinois State License
Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL)
A proven track record working as a team member in a therapeutic and/or educational environment.
Excellent written and organization skills.
Experience working in an educational setting with individuals with autism preferred.
Internal Number: 2018
About Turning Pointe Autism Foundation
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.