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Proactive Healthcare Recruiters has announced that it is currently recruiting a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) for a school in Orlando that focuses on helping autistic children. Qualified medical personnel can find out more about the opportunity by heading over to the company’s website at https://www.proactivehealthcarerecruiters.com/news/first-class-speech-and-language-services-near-orlando-florida/.
According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2021, one in 44 children in the United States aged 8 had been diagnosed with ASD (autism spectrum disorder). Of those diagnosed with ASD, 40% of children are nonverbal. Autistic children find it difficult to communicate verbally. Though they can communicate through the use of technology, this is a handicap that can affect their social growth and their prospects to earn a livelihood.
Speech-Language Pathologists are trained to help children who are struggling with speech-related disorders. They provide a wide range of services to special needs children, including screening, diagnosis, treatment, and counseling. SLPs play a vital role in providing early intervention services to children with Autism. SLPs also help autistic children develop communication, social, and coping skills that will help them succeed in school and life.
Speech therapists usually have undergraduate degrees in related majors such as communication, linguistics, education, and more. They also have a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP). To graduate with a master’s degree, students must meet the national certification requirements mandated by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). ASHA’s guidelines require graduating students to have 400 hours of clinical experience. 25 of those hours must be in the form of guided clinical observation and the remaining 375 hours must involve direct contact with clients or patients.
According to Proactive Healthcare Recruiters’ website, a school-based Speech-Language Pathologist specializing in helping children with autism will be required to provide various services, including assessing a child’s speech and language skills, developing individualized treatment plans to help the child improve their communication skills, providing therapy to help the child practice using their new skills, collaborating with the child’s teachers and caregivers to help them understand how to support the child’s communication development, and advocating for the child’s needs within the school system.
Proactive Healthcare Recruiters’ areas of hiring specialization include nurses and RNs, healthcare executives, physical therapists, marketing executives, sales executives, healthcare IT professionals, information management professionals, occupational therapists, and speech therapists. The staffing agency is inviting the country’s best healthcare workers to visit its website and browse the current job opportunities that Proactive Healthcare Recruiters are hiring for.
A spokesperson for the company talks about the amazing life experiences awaiting the successful candidate by saying, “There is a high demand for qualified, experienced, and passionate speech therapists in Orlando, Florida. However, much more important than the career prospects in the city, you are going to be welcomed with open arms by families in the Sunshine State who are eager to give their loved ones the best chance that they can get to live a fruitful and productive life. When you help these children, who have been bestowed several talents by the Almighty but may be unable to express themselves as effortlessly as their peers can, the fulfillment that you get from providing a service like that is immeasurable. Over your career, you will grow close to these families and these children and watch them thrive using the skills that you have taught them. We can’t imagine anything more fulfilling than that. Moreover, if you need any more convincing, by grabbing this golden career opportunity, you also get to live life to the fullest in Orlando, home of Disney World and Universal Studios. So, if you are a focused and determined health care professional who has what it takes to excel in your chosen domain of Speech-Language Pathology, apply for the position today. We also encourage you to follow us on YouTube to keep up with our announcements about the exciting job opportunities that we are always looking to hire for all over the country.”
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Proactive Healthcare Recruiters is a full-service recruiting agency serving the United States for executives and healthcare opportunity seekers. We aim for highly qualified forward-thinking professionals that will integrate seamlessly with your team.
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