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Posted: Thursday, January 18, 2018 9:35 PM

Job Description:/h3:
Job Purpose:
The Gersh Organization is dedicated to changing the lives of children on the autism spectrum. Our team of professionals is committed to providing opportunities, inspiration, and guidance for every child to reach their full potential, regardless of the challenges they face. With our family of programs in various locations on Long Island and in Puerto Rico, Gersh is the leading provider of educational and support services for children on the autism spectrum and their families.
Gersh Academy is seeking a smart and energetic Speech Pathologist to provide speech therapy support to children ages 4:21. The Speech Pathologist will regularly collaborate with other disciplines and services at departmental and system levels. Speech Pathologist is expected to independently review outcomes and modify intervention programs. Clinical reasoning and professional judgment are essential and the ideal candidate will have experience with screening, evaluation, educational program and transition planning, and therapeutic intervention for students with disabilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Speech and Language pathologists will promote optimal function and engagement in meaningful activities.
They will provide support to families, and collaborate with other disciplines, as needed in order to address goals and objectives as indicated in each students IFSP or IEP.
Provide speech and language
therapy/evaluations for language, auditory processing disorder, articulation, and voice fluency
Work with children who have autism
Utilize behavior management techniques
Write evaluations and progress reports
Consult and collaborate with parents, school teachers, and fellow colleagues
In compliance with state and local requirements, each therapist will be responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation regarding student services and subsequent needs
Qualifications:
Masters Degree in Speech and Language Pathology or Communicative Disorders
New York State licensure in Speech and Language Pathology
TSSLD certification preferred
Working Conditions
Location: West Hempstead, NY
Occasional before and after school work hours at the discretion of the Administrative staff
School / Classroom setting
Physical requirements
Must be able to keep students safe from themselves and others and in some cases may need to implement CPI procedures
Must be able to remove oneself from potentially harmful situations and in some cases be able to lift a child
Company Description:/h3:
In 1999, the first Gersh Academy opened its doors with a vision of creating a world where individuals on the autism spectrum are empowered to thrive. Years later, our vision remains the same, but our family has grown much larger.
Today, were more than just a school. We are a collective of professionals dedicated to making a real difference in the world. Were dedicated to fulfilling the hopes and dreams of parents by bringing autism spectrum disorder out of the shadows and into the light. Were committed to expanding our reach across the globe, in order to create the world we know is possible.
Together, We Change Lives.

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• Location: Queens, west hempstead

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