One School District's Experience Working With Speech-Language Pathology Assistants The Tacoma School District has had a long-term experience working with speech-language pathology assistants (SLPAs). Almost 25 years of experience has given the school district the opportunity to learn how to utilize SLPAs in a positive model. This paper reviews the pros and cons as well as the ethical considerations ... Article
Article  |   March 01, 2009
One School District's Experience Working With Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
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  • Gail Rothwell
    Speech-Language Pathology Department, Tacoma School District, Tacoma, WA
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Article   |   March 01, 2009
One School District's Experience Working With Speech-Language Pathology Assistants
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, March 2009, Vol. 10, 23-29. doi:10.1044/sbi10.1.23
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, March 2009, Vol. 10, 23-29. doi:10.1044/sbi10.1.23
Abstract

The Tacoma School District has had a long-term experience working with speech-language pathology assistants (SLPAs). Almost 25 years of experience has given the school district the opportunity to learn how to utilize SLPAs in a positive model. This paper reviews the pros and cons as well as the ethical considerations of working with SLPAs.

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