Speech and Language Services

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Speech and Language Services Professional Enhancement Program for Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) Professional Enhancement Program for Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) FY21 Professional Enhancement Program for Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) Professional Enhancement Program for Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) The purpose of this agreement is to support personnel required to increase the number of individuals trained to provide speech and language services in the public schools by the CONTRACTOR. One cohort of individuals will be employed by an AZ school as a Speech Language Assistant (SLPA) or a Speech Language Technician (SLT) while they pursue graduate training in speech language pathology. A second cohort will be full-time graduate students in speech language pathology who are recruited to select an emphasis area of school-age speech pathology that includes additional and specialized training within a school-based service delivery model. Certified and licensed Speech-language pathologists will be supported in order to provide this training in the schools during fall and spring. During the summer a part time certified and licensed Speech-language pathologist will be hired to train these same students in the areas of adult speech, swallowing and language needed for certification that they cannot acquire during their school rotations. A student worker will be hired at 5 hours a week to support recruiting, tracking supervisor information and organizing training materials.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date7/1/156/30/22

Funding

  • DOEd: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) : $1,132,626.00

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