What We Do

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    SPEECH & HEARING DEPARTMENT

    WHO ARE WE?

    • Audiologists

    • Teachers of the Deaf/ Hard of Hearing

    • Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP)

    • SLP-Assistants

     

    OUR WORK

    Speech and Hearing services are designed to support students in developing communication skills to be successful in their educational environment.  Students qualify for services through an evaluation and IEP.  

     

    OUR POPULATION & SERVICES:

    • Children ages 3 -21 years of age

    • Public schools, accredited non-public schools, and community sites

    • Collaborative, multidisciplinary approach in order to help promote and generalize communication skills across environments and with various partners

    • Preventative services may be provided by the SLP or by teachers and parents in consultation with the SLP

    • Audiology services include hearing screening and testing, supports use of amplification devices, and collaborates with students, families, and teachers to support student needs

    • Teachers of Deaf/Hard of Hearing students provide direct instruction, consultation, monitoring, and self advocacy skills for students, based on IEP needs 

    • Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC) strategies are provided for complex communicators

     

    CONTACT US:

    Dr. Rosemary Kerrin 

    Director Coordinator 

    rosemary.kerrin@jpschools.org

     

    Leigh Anne Vogt

    Coordinator

    leigh.vogt@jpschools.org