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Making a Difference for
America's Children (Second Edition)

Speech-Language Pathologists in Public Schools Second Edition (2008)

by Barbara J. Moore, Ed.D. and Judy K. Montgomery, Ph.D

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Two nationally known experts, Drs. Judy Montgomery and Barbara Moore, provide a framework for the expanded working situations of SLPs and help create a vision of the possibilities for children and professionals within federal guidelines and requirements of the public school system.

Making a Difference for America's Children—Speech-Language Pathologists in Public Schools, Second Edition
  • Gets you up-to-date on what SLPs working in the public schools need to know.
  • Gives the most current updates on Federal legislative changes in NCLB and IDEA.
  • Discusses increased emphasis on early literacy and evidence-based practices.
  • Discusses the sweeping movement of response to intervention (RtI).
  • Defines the future roles of SLPs and audiologists in the schools.
Making a Difference-Second Edition includes updates of information from Making a Difference in the Era of Accountability, also by Moore and Montgomery—all in one resource. This second edition presents ten chapters:
  • Speech-Language and Audiology Services in the Educational System: Trends and Considerations
  • Legislative Foundation of Special Education
  • Referral and Assessment
  • The IEP Process and Procedures
  • Service Delivery Options in Schools
  • Providing Successful Intervention and Access to Curriculum
  • Specialized Services
  • Procedural Safeguards and Other Protections for Children in Special Education
  • The Work World of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists in
    Public Schools
  • A Promising Future for School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists
    and Audiologists
  • 3 appendices: Response to Intervention: New Roles for Speech-Language Pathologists; To Screen or Not to Screen…That is the Question;ASHA's Code of Ethics.
  • Glossary defining important terminology and concepts
Whether you are reentering the public schools from private therapy or practicing in the public schools today, Making a Difference for America's Children-Second Edition is an invaluable resource for information and current trends. 516 pages. Perfect-bound. Softcover.
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