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HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SLPA PROGRAM? 
COME TO AN ORIENTATION MEETING ON ONE OF THE FOLLOWING DATES:

Wednesday,  March 12, 2014 - 4:00-5:00pm I Bldg; Room 202
Wednesday, April 16, 2014- 4:00-5:00pm I Bldg; Room 202
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 4:00-5:00pm I Bldg; Room 202

  (No RSVP required, nor do you have to be currently enrolled at SAC)​

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEWLY ESTABLISHED SLPA CLUB ON OBTAINING STATUS AS A
NATIONAL STUDENT SPEECH LANGUAGE HEARING ASSOCIATION CHAPTER (NSSHLA)! 
WAY TO GO SLPA CLUB MEMBERS!!!!!


 

Associate Professor/ Coordinator: Monica Porter photo of Monica Porter
Office Phone: 714-564-6668
E-Mail: porter_monica@sac.edu

Office Location:
SAC H Bldg 206 (Hammond Hall)

Office Hours:  FALL 2014
​Monday's 9:30am-11:30am
Tuesday's 12:00-1:00pm
Thursday's 10:30-12:30pm

 
The Speech-Language Pathology Assistant A.A. Degree prepares graduates to work under the supervision of a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist to provide therapy to individuals with communication disorders. Communication disorders affect the way people understand and talk.
Examples of speech and language disorders include articulation, stuttering, voice, and language difficulties such as aphasia (the loss of speech and language abilities resulting from stroke or head injury). The field of speech-language pathology offers an opportunity to connect with people, to help make a difference.
 
What do Speech-Language Pathology Assistants Do?
Speech-Language Pathology assistants will be trained to conduct screening procedures, administer treatment plans as prescribed by the Speech-Language Pathologist and provide general support assistance to the Speech-Language Pathologist. Speech-Language Pathology assistants may work with infants, children, young adults or seniors in educational, clinical, and medical settings such as schools, hospitals, nursing homes and clinics.
 
Course work includes study in the areas of speech-language disorders, treatment and fieldwork experience in an educational and clinical or medical settings. Under the supervision of licensed speech-language pathologists, students will be able to apply their classroom learning to practical solutions. Graduates of the program who complete all A.A. degree requirements with a grade of 'C' or better will be eligible for registration as a speech language pathology assistant by the Department of Consumer Affairs, Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers board of California.  www.speechandhearing.ca.gov
 
 

 

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Created at 11/3/2011 1:26 PM by Le, Hang
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