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Horace Mann Educational Associates Speech and Language Pathologist/Communication Consultant in Cranston, Rhode Island

Tech Access Rhode Island a program of HMEA is seeking a per diem Augmentative and Alternative Communication Consultant and Speech-Language Pathologist needed to provide direct Speech Therapy services and AAC consultation/evaluation services

Essential Functions:

  • Provides Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) assessments and AAC device needs. May also support funding initiatives.

  • Provide direct Speech-Language services to individuals with Augmentative and Alternative communication systems. Must have:

  • Working knowledge of iOS communication apps: Proloquo2Go, TouchChat, GoTalk Now, and LAMP Words for Life

  • Familiarity with dedicated communication devices from TobiiDynavox, Prentke Romich, and Saltillo

  • Experience with alternative access methods including switch access and eye tracking

  • Use knowledge of AAC to make recommendations.

  • Provides training of AAC usage to families, teachers, staff members and other therapists.

  • Completes evaluations, contact notes, and all written documentation in a timely manner. Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing.

  • Receives and reviews referrals in accordance with established program procedures.

  • Maintains confidentiality following HIPAA guidelines.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) accredited university.

  • Clinical Certificate of Competency from ASHA.

  • Experience with evaluating and training with families and individuals with complex communication needs to use AAC.

  • RI License.

Expected start date is March 2021 through July/early August. 5-10 hours per week, with a potential for more hours.

Salary commensurate with experience; $40-$45/hour.

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