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Improving speech-language pathology services to dhildren with severe disabilities through preprofessional and professional training  

This project will recruit and train 32 graduate students, to work with infants, toddlers and children with severe disabilities, including those with severe to profound developmental disabilities and autism. Participants will receive a Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Participants will complete 18 hours of academic training specific to infants, toddlers and children with severe disabilities, 12 hours of coursework addressing instructional and collaborative practices, and 50 clinical hours dedicated to assessing and treating communication needs in this population. In addition to traditional course seminars, instruction will involve distance learning led by a nationally recognized panel of experts in communication services to infants, toddlers and children with severe disabilities. Project Status
ONGOING

2010

Funder Department of Education
Fiscal Year Funding $196,810.00
Current Award Period 2009-2012
Project Number H325K080301
Principal Investigator Ogletree, Billy
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 5: Where Can I Turn For Services? (Services)
Subcategory Practitioner Training
Strategic Plan Objective 5O. Not specific to Question 5 objectives
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Western Carolina University
State/Country North Carolina
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