The speech pathology team supports students who have difficulties relating to communication, and/or eating and drinking. Speech pathologists work within transdisciplinary teams to embed best practice strategies within learning programs. This means, students work towards their communication goals throughout the whole school day.
At Endeavour Hills Specialist School, speech pathologists:
Endeavour Hills Specialist School promotes a multi-modal communication environment. Speech pathologists are experienced in using various AAC strategies, such as:
- Pragmatically Organised Dynamic Display (PODD) Systems.
- LAMP Words For Life.
- Word Power.
In addition to general communication, the speech pathology team are also skilled in supporting students who have complex mealtime needs. They assess and prescribe mealtime plans for students, which ensure all mealtimes are safe, enjoyable and encourage skill development.