Speech-language pathology services in schools: Guidelines for best practice

Chondra Malson (Contributor), Cynthia O’Donoghue (Contributor), Donna Bryant (Contributor), LaVae Hoffman (Contributor), Lee White (Contributor), Lisa Kinton (Contributor), Lisa Disney (Contributor), Myra Flint (Contributor), Marie Ireland (Contributor), Traci Morris (Contributor), Vicki Reed (Contributor)

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The development of communication skills is important for all students and can impact school success. The school-based speech-language pathologist (SLP) plays an important role in education and may serve on both the special education and general education teams. SLPs may serve students directly or work with educators and families to address communication and language needs.
This guidelines document is designed to assist school-based SLPs, administrators, teachers, and parents as they explore the role of the SLP in the school-based setting and work together to serve students in Virginia.
The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Regulations Governing Special Education Program for Students with Disabilities and other VDOE guidance documents should be used in conjunction with this resource.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationRichmond, VA
PublisherVirginia Department of Education
Commissioning bodyVirginia Department of Education
Number of pages138
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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