A Guide to School Services in Speech-Language Pathology
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Trici Schraeder
- Publish Date: 2012-08-31
This book, now in its second edition, is an excellent 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. 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 give the reader concrete examples upon which to scaffold these complex professional concepts. The Oral Language Curriculum Standards Inventory, included with the text, is a must-have authentic assessment tool in this era of inclusive practices.
Updated and revised to serve as an even better resource, A Guide to School Services in Speech-Language Pathology, Second Edition is an essential resource for SLPs who work or who plan to work in the school setting.