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PURPOSE: To assess communication needs and provide intervention to promote functional independence in the areas of communication and oral-motor control.

  • Provides evaluation of communication strengths and needs for individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Provides intervention for each individual, which emphasizes the integration of communication goals into natural environments and functional routines.
  • Incorporates the use of assistive technology into functional programs.
  • Maintains the materials and resources utilized by the communication disorders department.
  • Communicates the observations, concerns and recommendations associated with each individual’s communication program.
  • Maintains and updates the professional knowledge base required to carry out the responsibilities of the job.
  • Participates as an active member of the transdisciplinary team involved in the comprehensive intervention program for each individual.
  • Provides training and supervision for CFY speech-language pathologist, speech-language therapy assistants, and clinical interns.
  • Assumes leadership responsibility in specialty areas of treatment practice and administration under the supervision of the departmental supervisor.

EDUCATION: Master of Arts/Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology.

Certification: Must be a holder of or in the process of obtaining the Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology. Eligible in the State of New York for certification for Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Impaired.

Licenser: Registration or eligibility in the State of New York in accordance with public licenser requirements established in the Education Law for professional practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

EXPERIENCE: Possesses prior work experience or interest in working with children and adults who present with developmental delay or developmental disability or musculoskeletal, neuromotor or other health impairment.

Job Type: Temporary

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