Boston College Introduction
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Responsible for assisting the Speech & Language Pathologists with the management of maximizing student's expressive and receptive language and communication skills for each student, as indicated in the Individual Educational Plan.
Assist the Speech & Language Pathologists to provide therapy to students on an individual, small group and classroom session using speech/vocalizations, manual signs/gestures and aided communication devices. Create and maintain students' communication aids, teaching materials for therapy sessions and classroom use. Track student progress through weekly data collection. Responsible for mastering the use of adaptive technology used in creating communication aids for students such as computer software, scanners, digital cameras and NAS server. Supports the mission of the Boston College Campus School.
Department: 055401 - Campus School
Position: 00013173 - Speech & Language Pathology Assistant
Requires a Bachelor's degree and licensure as a speech -language pathology assistant. One year of experience working with students with severe, multiple disabilities, particularly students who are non- speaking, preferred.
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