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Core Knowledge and Skills in Early Intervention Speech-Language Pathology Practice

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Core Knowledge and Skills in Early Intervention Speech-Language Pathology Practice

[Source] ASHA

This document summarizes knowledge and skills needed by speech-language pathologists (SLPs) serving infants and toddlers. As indicated in the ASHA document Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention: Guidelines (ASHA, 2008), appropriate roles for SLPs serving infants and toddlers include but are not limited to
  1. prevention;
  2. screening, evaluation, and assessment;
  3. planning, implementing, and monitoring intervention;
  4. consultation with and education for team members, including families and other professionals;
  5. service coordination;
  6. transition planning;
  7. advocacy;
  8. awareness and advancement of the knowledge base in early intervention.



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