Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention
The development of communication skills is a dynamic process that is shaped by interdependent factors intrinsic to the child and in interaction with the environment. SLPs have an opportunity to alter the course of development through provision of early intervention services.
You will be able to:
- describe a core set of developmental concepts that provides a framework for SLPs working in early intervention
- describe the role of the SLP in role in providing early intervention services and supports for families and their infants or toddlers with disabilities
- list treatment approaches for early intervention services and describe the quality of the available external evidence
- summarize knowledge and skills needed by SLPs serving infants and toddlers