May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month
This is the image for the news article titled May is Better Hearing & Speech Month BISD Department of Special Services is celebrating our Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) and Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPAs) this month as part of Better Hearing & Speech Month. BISD has 10 SLPs and 4 SLPAs that work to serve our students with speech and hearing needs. Currently, 44% of our students with special services receive some form of speech/language supports. Supports provided can be direct, indirect or consult services that may include:
  • Language (receptive, expressive)
  • Articulation (speech sounds)
  • Dysfluency (stuttering, apraxia, mutism)
  • Pragmatic Communication (social skills)
  • Augmented Communication (visual & technology enhanced)
  • Oral/Motor (swallowing)
  • Hearing (monitoring of hearing aids & implants)
Please join us in thanking our amazing SLPs & SLPAs for all they do to support our students!

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