The Speech-language pathologists at MECDHH provide direct speech and language therapy to students as indicated in each Individual Education Plan (IEP). SLPs are qualified to target skills encompassing the areas of audition, speech development, and expressive
and receptive language skills. Working closely with parents, teachers, audiologists, and other therapists; SLPs determine how to best advance each child’s communication abilities. Ongoing assessment and therapy are provided in individualized sessions
and facilitated in the classroom, tailored to the unique goals and needs of each child. SLPs attend team meetings to provide progress updates, recommend goals, collaborate with team members to develop strategies to support functional communication,
and ensure programming is meeting each child’s individual needs.