Upon completion of this two-year program, graduates will be prepared to assist a certified speech-language pathologist (SLP) in the following ways:
- Assist the SLP with speech, language, and hearing screenings and assessments.
- Implement treatment or intervention plans developed by the SLP.
- Document student performance on records, charts, or graphs and report this information to the SLP.
- Assist with clerical duties such as preparing materials and scheduling students.
- Perform checks and maintenance of equipment.
- Support the SLP in data collection, research projects, and in-service training.
- Exhibit compliance with regulations, reimbursement requirements, and SLPA job responsibilities.
Check out the 2012-13 SLPA Assessment Review for information on how this program assures that its students are attaining learning outcomes.