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Making a Difference for America's Children : Speech-Language Pathologists in Public Schools / Edition 1

Making a Difference for America's Children : Speech-Language Pathologists in Public Schools / Edition 1

by Barbara J. Moore-Brown, Judy K. Montgomery


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ISBN-13: 9781888222524
Publisher: Super Duper Publications
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 466

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tablesix
Chapter 1Speech-Language Services in the Educational System: Trends and Considerations1
Speech-Language Services in Public Schools3
Educational Reforms That Shaped the Profession3
Children and Families in the Twenty-First Century12
Predictions for the Future19
Chapter 2Legislative Foundation of Special Education21
Legislative History of Special Education23
Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)30
Requirements of IDEA 199739
Including Students with Disabilities in Standards-Based Reform46
Chapter 3Referral and Assessment49
Avenues to Referral51
The Referral Process58
Initial Assessment for Speech and Language Disabilities59
Chapter 4The IEP Process and Procedures79
The IEP Meeting Process81
Record Keeping and Documentation111
Annual and Triennial Assessments113
Exit or Dismissal Criteria115
Chapter 5Service Delivery Options121
Concept of Service Delivery123
An Overview of Special Education Services123
Choosing a Service Delivery System132
Functional Outcomes and the School-Based Speech-Language Pathologist142
Linking Services to Consumer Satisfaction151
Functional Communication Measures (FCMs)152
Chapter 6Meeting School Standards and Providing Access to the Curriculum155
Caseloads and Service Delivery157
Grouping Strategies167
Consultation and Collaboration170
Linking Services to the Curriculum179
Literacy, Reading, and Writing181
Serving Students in Preschool189
Services for Secondary Students197
Chapter 7Expanded and Specialized Services205
Students Who Are Culturally/Linguistically Diverse (CLD)207
Infants and Toddlers211
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)218
Students Who Use Assistive Technology (AT) and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)225
Home-Bound, Home-Schooled, Hospital-Bound, Suspended/Expelled, or Incarcerated Children and Youth235
Chapter 8Procedural Safeguards and Other Protections for Children in Special Education239
Parental Notification and Involvement241
Mediation, Due Process Hearings, and State IDEA Complaints245
Behavior and Student Discipline250
Working with Families254
Federal Laws That Prohibit Disability Discrimination264
Chapter 9The Work World of Speech-Language Pathologists in Public Schools269
Certification and Licensing271
Securing a Position274
Organizational Structures277
Speech-Language Pathologist Roles and Responsibilities285
Speech-Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs) and Aides in Schools290
Professional Organizations298
Teacher Unions305
Liability and Insurance307
Who to Ask When You Have a Question on the Job308
Continuing Education315
Chapter 10A Promising Future for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists319
Foundations for Envisioning the Future321
Educational Services in the Twenty-First Century327
Our Predicted Future: Speech-Language Pathologists in Public Schools331
Speech-Language Pathologists' Future Watch: Expanded Practice and Professionalism336
Closing Thoughts337
AASHA's Preferred Practice Patterns in Assessment341
BASHA's Preferred Practice Patterns in Intervention366
CCommunication Profile383
DChecklist of Eligibility Guidelines for English Language Learners' Consideration for Special Education or Related Services388
EEligibility Examples from Five States389
FASHA's Code of Ethics395
GCompetencies Needed by School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists398
Author Index447
Subject Index455

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