ERIC Number: EJ550632
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Speech-Language Paraprofessionals Working in Kentucky Schools.
Blodgett, Elizabeth G.; Miller, Jean M.
Journal of Children's Communication Development, v18 n1 p65-79 Spr-Sum 1997
Describes factors leading to the recent statewide introduction of speech-language paraprofessionals called speech-language pathology assistants (SLPA) in Kentucky's public schools. Also describes the licensure model, requirements for SLPA licensure, and the scope of practice associated with the position. Reports results of a survey indicating positive effects of SLPAs on service delivery. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Kentucky