The 21st Century Educational Landscape: Implications for the Academic and Clinical Preparation of SLPs This article begins a discussion of collaboration and its purposeful integration into Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) training programs. Overviews of Response-to-Intervention (RTI) and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are then presented along with examples of the array of knowledge, skills, and clinical experiences SLPs must possess to work ... Article
Article  |   October 01, 2015
The 21st Century Educational Landscape: Implications for the Academic and Clinical Preparation of SLPs
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  • Froma P. Roth
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD
  • Disclosure: Financial: Froma P. Roth has no financial interests to disclose.
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  • Nonfinancial: Froma P. Roth is the ex officio for Special Interest Group 10, Issues in Higher Education
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Article   |   October 01, 2015
The 21st Century Educational Landscape: Implications for the Academic and Clinical Preparation of SLPs
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, October 2015, Vol. 18, 55-61. doi:10.1044/ihe18.2.55
History: Received June 16, 2015 , Revised July 23, 2015 , Accepted July 30, 2015
SIG 10 Perspectives on Issues in Higher Education, October 2015, Vol. 18, 55-61. doi:10.1044/ihe18.2.55
History: Received June 16, 2015; Revised July 23, 2015; Accepted July 30, 2015

This article begins a discussion of collaboration and its purposeful integration into Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) training programs. Overviews of Response-to-Intervention (RTI) and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are then presented along with examples of the array of knowledge, skills, and clinical experiences SLPs must possess to work effectively in schools. Finally, suggestions are given for specific roles SLPs play at different tiers.

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