SPEECH LANGUAGE SPECIALIST (SCHOOL) - TEMPORARYApply Now Job ID 4236922 Date posted 03/13/2017
Matheny Medical and Educational Center
65 Highland Avenue
Peapack, NJ 07977
Matheny Medical and Educational Center, a unique special hospital and school for children and adults with medically complex developmental disabilities, is seeking a:
SPEECH LANGUAGE SPECIALIST (SCHOOL) - TEMPORARY
In this role, the ideal candidate provides evaluation and treatment for articulation, voice, rhythm, and language impairments which interfere with a client’s ability to communicate effectively with others. Provides evaluation and training in the use of augmentative communications. Provides evaluation and treatment of swallowing disorders. Works as a member of a transdisciplinary treatment team.
To qualify, a Master’s degree in Speech/Language Pathology from an accredited college or university is required. In addition, you must possess the following:
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It takes special people to care for those with special needs.
While the great majority of Matheny patients have cerebral palsy as their primary diagnoses, Matheny also has patients with spina bifida, Lesch-Nyhan Disease (LND) and a wide range of uncommon conditions including Rett syndrome, Angelman syndrome, Cornelia De Lange syndrome, Wolf-Hirshorn syndrome and 4Q Deletion syndrome. Lesch-Nyhan Disease is a rare x-linked recessive disorder associated with cognitive impairment, high levels of uric acid in the blood, kidney involvement and the hallmark symptom -- severe and involuntary self-injurious behaviors. Matheny is recognized as the leading source of information on care issues regarding LND.