Higher Education

Survival Guide for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists, 1st Edition

  • Ellen Pritchard Dodge, M.Ed. Phillips Brooks School, Menlo Park, CA
  • ISBN-10: 0769300456  |  ISBN-13: 9780769300450
  • 384 Pages
  • © 2000 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $149.25



This comprehensive book presents a practical, how-to approach for creating meaningful and effective speech and language programs in the schools. It includes all you need to know to succeed in the public schools that you did not learn in graduate school. This valuable resource is loaded with detailed how-to tips and strategies for assessment, managing heavy caseloads, dismissal criteria, intervention, collaborating with parents and teachers, writing IEPs, and documenting progress, and designing communication programming for all students. It includes such diverse topics as phonology, articulation, fluency, language, voice, autism, augmentative alternative communication, hearing impairments, cultural diversity, and behavior disorders. This book is a must have for anyone who needs quick access to clear, detailed information on how to work effectively in the school system.

Features and Benefits

  • Designed to meet the specific needs and challenges of school-based clinicians
  • Includes suggested IEP goals and practical strategies for documenting student progress
  • Focuses on practical, how-to information
  • Includes proven clinical strategies and tips for improving students' speech and language
  • Written by clinicians who understand the challenges of working in the school environment

Table of Contents

Scheduling and Case Study Meetings. Communication and Collaboration. Phonological Disorders. Articulation Disorders. Language Disorders. Fluency Disorders. Voice Disorders. hearing Impairment. Autism. Behavior Disorders. Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Diversity. Dysphagia.