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SLP Support Personnel Program

By Ross, Sharon

October 01, 2015


Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) Assistant/Aide Program


Sharon Ross
501 208-5447



New Information - Informed Consent  (effective January 2016)

Parents/Legal Guardians must receive a written notice and agree in writing to the use of a speech-language pathology assistant/aide. Click SLP Support Personnel Informed Consent for more information.

Arkansas Dept. of Education Guidelines for Use of Speech-Language Assistants/Aides

Guidelines that govern the use of SLP Support Personnel in Public Agencies serving children birth - 21 - Part III of Eligibility Criteria and Program Guidelines

Guidelines for Preparation of Proposals for Use of Speech-Language Pathology Assistants and Speech-Language Pathology Aides In Public Agencies Providing Educational Services

School Districts/Early Childhood Programs must submit proposal and receive approval before use of SLP Assistants/Aides - Part III of Eligibility Criteria and Program Guidelines 

Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech Pathology and Audiology (ABESPA)
Rules and Regulations

Rules that govern use of SLP Assistants in private practice settings.



SOS Successful Options for Supervision
(Managing Support Personnel)
Introductory Training
Sharon Ross, M.S. CCC-SLP

This training is an introduction to the use of SLP support personnel including a review of guidelines, registration procedures, scheduling, caseload Issues, supervision, and documentation.

Speech-Language Pathologists, Speech-Language Assistants or Speech-Language Aides MUST attend this training prior to implementing the use of the support personnel model.


August 26  9:30-2:30 Conference Room Arch Ford Co-Op


Register prior to the session date



SLP Support Personnel: A Review

This training session will provide a review of the regulations governing the use of SLP support personnel in Arkansas. Participants will have the opportunity to share information about designing a schedule, developing lesson plans, and documenting supervison. This session will also provide a forum to discuss strategies to improve the implementation of this service delivery model.


*September 28, 2016    8:30-12:30   ZOOM 

*Session offered using ZOOM Video Conferencing - Participate in training session from PC or Mac. Must have web cam and speakers.

Register prior to the session date
by contacting Sharon Ross
at sharon.ross@archford.org  

You will receive an email inviting you to the meeting.  

SOS Introductory Training Handout

      Participants should use this handout during introductory training.

SOS Introductory Training Slides
      Slides from the introductory training session.

Supervision Documentation Example
      Example of completed supervision forms

References & Resources for Introductory Session
      List of references and resources with links to websites.


SLP Assistant/Aide Competency Checklist

Training Plan

Instructions for Supervision Forms

Record of Supervision - 2 weeks

Record of Supervision (Optional)

Direct Supervision Form

Record of Indirect Supervision

Multiple Site Form

SLP Support Personnel: A Review

Review Session Handout
     Handout for online session

Supervision Documentation Example
     Example of completed supervision Forms

Record of Supervision Worksheet
     Print worksheet prior to session

Ethical Dilemmas
      Scenarios for ethics discussion

References and Resources for Review Session
     List of references and resources with links to websites




























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