Posted: Friday, February 2, 2018 7:46 AM
Job Description 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 student's 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: · Master's 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 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, we're more than just a school. We are a collective of professionals dedicated to making a real difference in the world. We're dedicated to fulfilling the hopes and dreams of parents by bringing autism spectrum disorder out of the shadows and into the light. We're committed to expanding our reach across the globe, in order to create the world we know is possible. Together, We Change Lives.
• Location: Queens, West Hempstead
• Post ID: 158171332 queens