American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

School-Based Service Delivery

The Process of Creating Change

This section contains ideas for using administrators to facilitate change toward a collaborative service delivery model and a report from the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities identifying eight components to consider when addressing issues of school reform and improved education for students with learning disabilities.

Overview of Various Service Delivery Models

Contains information for developing a framework for decision making and service delivery options that includes a combination of providers, activities, and contexts to meet the needs of individuals who have communication disorders. In addition includes ASHA's policy document that states and school districts use a total SLP workload time and activities to determine the number of children who can be appropriately served on a caseload.

Collaborative Service Delivery (Integrative Treatment Model)

Provides a series of articles for developing and implementing collaborative services in the schools. Additional material describes a process for assessing a collaborative intervention program for young elementary students and educators' opinions about SLP services in the schools.

Inclusion

Contains ASHA policy documents and published journal articles describing inclusion for children with disabilities. Includes articles about SLP and teacher perceptions of classroom based intervention and a listing of reference on this topic.

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