• New England Center for Children
  • $81,095.00 -118,400.00/year*
  • Southborough , MA
  • Healthcare - Allied Health
  • Full-Time

Join The New England Center for Children speech team - opportunities for meaningful work with children with ASD, small group instruction, AAC interventions, research in the field, and collaboration with OT, PT, and ABA professionals. We value student achievement small and great and strive to maximize independence for all. NECC serves students between the ages of 3 and 22 diagnosed with autism, learning disabilities, language delays, intellectual disability, behavior disorders, and related disabilities. The Center's programs and services are designed to accommodate a broad range of functional levels and varying degrees of disability.--

Essential Duties and Responsibilities--

Diagnostic--

o Administer triennial communication assessments to students as part of the clinical and educational re-evaluation process: complete written report and present at re-evaluation meeting--

o Conduct communication skills screening during scheduled intakes: summarize findings in intake packet.--

Education/Curriculum Development--

o Attend regularly scheduled weekly meetings to collaborate with coordinators and other specialists for the purposes of information sharing and team/cluster-wide planning --

o Develop communications objectives at planning meetings with individual case managers, supervise the communication section (current performance and specific objectives) of the student's individualized educational plan.--

o Participate in the development of both departmental and school-wide teaching curriculum--

o Supervise case managers in completing communication section of quarterly progress reports and 6-month clinical case reviews; attend clinical case reviews held during team meetings.--

Training and Supervision--

o Complete assigned observations both in school, at the residence and in the community. Provide constructive feedback to teachers and coordinators.--

o Attend regularly scheduled meetings to assess student progress: discuss student specific curriculum, and to target goals and priorities --

o Provide in-service training to teachers and assist in team planning by regularly attending team meetings and participating in new teacher training--

o Meet regularly with educational/speech-language role persons from each team to provide training in communication programming, and to supervise their role as additional resources to their team.--

Research and Professional Development--

o Participate in research projects, including research design, data collection and presentation.--

Qualifications--

ASHA certified (CCC or CF accepted)--

Massachusetts Department of Education Certificate as Teacher of Speech, Language, Hearing Disorders--

Massachusetts Board of Registration license (or in process if CF)--

Preferred experience work with ASD population and AAC--
Associated topics: cfy, language, language pathologist, slp, slpa, speech, speech and language pathologist, speech language, speech language pathologist, speech therapist

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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