Speech Language Pathologist, Autism Collaborative Center

Ypsilanti, MI
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
General Summary:

Provide individual and group speech therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and may have other related diagnoses. Use appropriate facilitative tools. Provide preventive and educational services that foster effective functioning and general well being.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide therapeutic services on an individual or group basis to children, adolescents, and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families, and serve as a referral agent for severe problems.

Consult with University personnel, parents, and others as needed in the process of delivering therapies.

Perform assessments, set therapeutic goals based on those assessments, and create treatment plans.

Plan and implement sessions with clients.

Provide evaluation and remediation for speech/language disorders or delays, including articulation, fluency, comprehension, expressive, and pragmatic language (social skills), oral motor skills, and stuttering.

Develop and implement appropriate programs to assist students and their families in their lives.

Keep abreast of in-service training and educational programs in relevant therapeutic areas.

Prepare write-ups and reports, complete clinical documentation in a timely manner.

Use augmentative communication devices. Qualifications:
Master's degree in Speech/Language Pathology is necessary.

One year of experience with individuals on the Autism Spectrum and their families is necessary. Experience with children aged 8 to 18 years is preferred.

Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) must be current.

Ability to work within an interdisciplinary team approach is desirable.

License in the state of Michigan is necessary. License eligible candidates will also be considered.

Experience or knowledge of group facilitation and education is desirable.