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Speech-Language Pathologist - College/University

Company: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location: Madison
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of 15 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, clinics, a preschool, a brain imaging center, and a clinical biomanufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early-stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.The Clinical Speech-Language Pathologist is a staff member of the Developmental Disabilities and Genetics Clinical Services, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) work unit at the Waisman Center. The Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) will provide both diagnostic and treatment AAC services to the Communication Aids and Systems Clinic (CASC) and other Waisman Center clinics as needed. The Communication Aids and Systems Clinic (CASC) is one of 13 specialty clinics within the Waisman Center. CASC provides augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) evaluation and treatment services to children and adults with complex communication needs across the lifespan. CASC is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics (UWHC) and provides inpatient AAC consultations as needed at both UWHC and the American Family Children's Hospital (AFCH). The SLP will also provide AAC-oriented consultation to other programs and functions of the Waisman Center, including the LEND program, and may provide community outreach services through the Communication Development Program (CDP).Qualified candidates will have the following required experiences: - Knowledge of and experience in using a range of low and high-technology augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems.- Clinical skills in evaluating and treating individuals with disabilities who need AAC.Well-qualified candidates will have the following preferred experiences:-Experience working with children and adults who need AAC with diverse, complex disabilities and multiple impairments.-Experience with speech and language assessments for children with a variety of developmental disabilities (including autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, and genetic disorders).-Experience working with individuals with behavioral challenges.-Experience working on an interdisciplinary team.-Experience in a Maternal and Child Health (MCH) funded training program such as Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND)

Keywords: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison , Speech-Language Pathologist - College/University, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin

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