Bahrain for early intervention has an opening for an enthusiastic, experienced Speech Language Therapist to join our SLP Team. The incumbent must have experience and a desire to work with moderate to severe developmentally disabled Autistic population.
The Speech Language Pathologist will be responsible for providing services on an individual and group basis in the classrooms with students 6 – 22. In addition the speech therapist will be responsible for implementing strategies to promote cognitive, academic communication and language, behavioral and social and physical development for the population being served. The therapist will have a small caseload within one or two schools.
Essential Functions Include:
Conduct screening and testing of students to determine goals Prepare assessment reports Actively participate in the development of the students’ Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals Consult with teachers on follow-through activities for students within their case load.
Observe and work directly with students either on an individual or group towards their communication goals.
Develop curriculum for student based on assessment of communication goals Modify the students’ program based on the periodic evaluations to help curve behaviors and promote communication goals Maintain students’ speech records Participate in staff development programs Meet with parents regarding their student’s progress as requested Desired Skills and Experience Minimum Qualifications:
BSC SPEECH AND LANGUAGE
At least 2 years of Experience with Autism and other developmental disabilities Must be able to understand the principles and techniques of language, speech and hearing services with emphasis on Moderate to Severe DD populations Must have strong knowledge of PECS Must be able to work in a fast and dynamic environment Must be able to work in a team oriented environment Must have proven organizational capabilities