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Speech-Language Pathologist

Are you a SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST with experience working directly with school and pre-school aged children with ASD and provided coaching & supports to their parents? Have you experience facilitating social groups? Do you want to be part of an integrated team of professionals working collaboratively and putting families first? Are you ready to explore a career that can impact lives, including your own? If you are, then be a part of our story. At ISAND we’re passionate about working with families to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people.

POSITION: Speech-Language Pathologist
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Independent Contractor
LOCATION: Toronto (Yonge/Finch)
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Minimum 5 Years

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum of 5 years of experience working with adolescents, school and pre-school aged children having autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders in clinic, home, community and school
based settings;
• Education: Master’s Degree in SLP
• CASLPO registration (in good standing) is required;
• Specific training and/or experience in the area of social skills intervention, Social Thinking © methodology preferred;
• Knowledge of or experience with: AAC; Hanen; ESDM considered an asset;
• Demonstrated ability to conduct assessments and implement interventions for: motor speech; language; and functional communication;
• Ability to manage and/or contribute to reduction of challenging behaviours within various intervention settings by supporting communication needs and skills;
• Demonstrated ability to provide both in-person and virtual interventions for individuals and small groups;
• Experience working in an interdisciplinary team setting;
• Strong interpersonal skills that will support collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of professionals;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Experience supporting children with complex needs and their families;
• Demonstrated experience providing coaching, feedback and support to families;
• Mature and responsible approach towards work;
• Strong self-motivation, enthusiasm and creativity with a willingness to explore novel program development, and collaborative problem solving;
• Demonstrated ability to provide education to parents, teachers and other involved persons;
• Experience working with an electronic records system;
• Current Vulnerable Sector and Police Check and ability to travel to home and community-based settings;
• Willingness to work into evening and/or weekend if required;
• Experience working with adults with ASD is considered an asset

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
• With the assistance of parents and other clinicians develop and implement individualized intervention programs;
• Provide professional reporting on consultation, assessment, planning and intervention activities
• Provide SLP interventions to adolescent, school and pre-school aged children individually and in small groups, in home and community-based settings; and via virtual care platform (i.e., Zoom)
• Collaborate with clinical team members to ensure high-quality, well-integrated client care and problem resolution for the unique needs of each family;
• Participate in regular clinical team meetings and assist in the development of creative solutions to family challenges;
• Provide parent coaching, feedback and support;
• Support positive working relationships among clinical and administrative teams, client families, and community professionals;
• Contribute positively to the ongoing growth and development of ISAND.

INTERESTED? HERE’S HOW TO APPLY
If you are inspired to join our team in helping to meet the needs of families of children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders and are ready to contribute to a dynamic organization, please attach a single file (Word or PDF format) with your resume along with a cover letter titled: SLP (R20-10) and email it to careers@isand.ca.