The role of the Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is to enable individuals to communicate to the best of their ability, thereby enhancing their social relationships and maximizing their quality of life. The SLP will have expertise in several key domains in the autism field, including Expressive Language, Receptive Language, Assistive and Augmentative Communication, Social Pragmatics, Neuro-Motor Development, Articulation and Fluency. The SLP examines the client’s individual skills and development, and the environment in which those skills are being used. The role of the SLP at Monarch House is to work as part of an interdisciplinary team to assess, recommend interventions, and treat clients in these various domains.
Qualifications (guidelines for professional practice)
- Degree in Speech Language Pathology
- Autism Spectrum Disorder specific coursework, training or workshops.
- Experience with the delivery of a variety of communication interventions to clients with Autism Spectrum Disorders or other developmental disabilities
- Appropriate college membership and other professional associations related to the field.
- Current Drivers License
- Clearance from a criminal record check
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a variety of age groups.
We have openings in our Burnaby and Abbotsford Centres.