How is speech therapy provided?
Service Delivery Models
· Indirect Consultative Service
o Information for classroom teachers, supportive personnel, and parents via individual conferences and teacher conferences.
o Sharing of materials and or compensatory strategies to meet specific needs of the student.
o Ongoing evaluation and monitoring of student’s performance in various settings or providing up-to-date suggestions.
· Direct Classroom Intervention Service (Push-In)
o Direct Intervention on a regular basis in the classroom setting (with the classroom teacher in attendance) with the student or students.
§ Provide general classroom support
§ Parallel teaching (of modified lesson)
· Direct Small Group Intervention (Pull-out)
o Therapeutic intervention with a small group, 2-5 students, in a separate setting.
· Direct Individual Intervention (Pull-out)
o Therapeutic intervention individually in a separate setting.
o For students unable to benefit sufficiently from therapy in a small group setting.
*Options for service delivery should be considered based on the total child. All direct intervention sessions are 30 minutes in length.