- Evaluate hearing and balance disorders to determine diagnoses and courses of treatment.
- Conduct or direct research on hearing or balance topics and report findings to help in the development of procedures, technology, or treatments.
- Administer hearing tests and examine patients to collect information on type and degree of impairment, using specialized instruments and electronic equipment.
- Instruct patients, parents, teachers, or employers in communication strategies to maximize effective receptive communication.
speech pathologist (internship)
- Demonstrated ability to work independently with patients.
- Demonstrated ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team.
- Demonstrated ability to work with children and adults with complex communication and swallowing needs.
- Working with people with challenging behaviors.
- Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, or training workshops to maintain or improve professional competence.
- Administer standardized articulation and language tests and interpret results to determine students’ strengths and areas of need.
- Confer with other staff members to plan or schedule lessons promoting learning, and to support their speech goals.
- Observe students’ in the classroom for age-appropriate speech and language skills to determine if testing is necessary.
- Observe and screen for oral motor difficulties.
- Attend staff meetings and serve on committees such as the student support team (SST) as required.
- Present lessons in audio-visual or interactive formats, using computers, games, audio-visual aids, or other equipment, materials, or technologies.
- Monitor patients’ progress and provide assistance to their family.
- Counsel and instruct patients and their families in techniques to improve speech and communication related to child development.
- Demonstrated ability to work with children and adults with complex communication and swallowing needs including: assessing, prescribing and implementing a variety of AAC.
- assisting children who have oral aversions.
- Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, or SPED training workshops to maintain or improve professional competence.
- Observe students’ in the classroom for age-appropriate speech and language skills to determine if testing necessary.
- Order therapy materials as needed
- working with people with challenging behaviours.