A Guide to School Services in Speech-Language Pathology available in Paperback
This second edition has been revised, updated, and enhanced to serve as an even better resource for instructors of methods courses preparing practicum students for school-based experiences. It is also ideal for the professional speech-language pathologist who is seeking an overview of current issues in school-based services and practical solutions that have worked. Cutting edge service delivery models are described. The concept of a workload analysis approach to caseload standards in schools is introduced and implementation strategies are offered. Concrete, real life, success stories are shared. Strategies for proactive behavior management, conflict resolution, professional collaboration, conferencing and counseling, cultural competency, writing IEP goals (post IDEA '04), informal assessment procedures, and creating testing accommodations are offered. Real life scenarios based on experiences shared by public school speech-language pathologists gives the reader concrete examples upon which to scaffold these complex professional concepts. The Oral Language Curriculum Standards Inventory is a must-have authentic assessment tool in this era of inclusive practices.