The Minnesota Autism Center (MAC) is looking for an SLP to provide speech services to children and adolescents with autism to improve speech, language, voice and/or swallowing.
MAC provides therapeutic supports for children, youth and families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). MAC is staffed by highly trained professionals who provide Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy on an individualized basis with the goal of reducing and eliminating the signs and symptoms of autism in children and youth. MAC is committed to providing the highest quality of structured behavioral intervention with the goal of reducing future supplementary support.
Identify, assess, and provide treatment for children with speech and language related communication disorders. Consult with behavior therapy teams to ensure the appropriate integration of communication-based programs. Provide training to clinical staff regarding communication (development, therapy, deficits, etc.). Provide training to caregivers and other service providers in client’s environment and community to promote consistency and generalization of communication skills. Coordinate with outside Speech-Language Pathologists as needed. Work with clinical staff to ensure quality within the implementation and design of each child’s communication program.
Responsibilities include attending meetings with the SPOT Coordinator/or Executive Director on a monthly basis. Speech-Language Pathologists will develop and implement individualized Plans of Care for clients as assigned. Speech-Language Pathologist will develop and implement objectives utilizing methods which have been demonstrated to be effective. Assist in the development of the Individual Treatment Plan and any Prior Authorization information to procure funding for the client’s Speech-Language Pathology program.
This full-time position with the Minnesota Autism Center can offer:
·Flexible scheduling available at select locations
·Reimbursement for CEU's
Candidates must have a Master’s degree and SLP Certificate, prior experience in Speech Therapy and registration met with the State of Minnesota and the Minnesota Department of Health.