Eligibility Criteria for Speech Improvement Services

    In order to determine elligibility for services, the Speech-Language Pathologist must consider the following:

    • A student is less than 80% intelligible during conversation.
    • A student is making errors on a sound or a form of language that is not developmentally appropriate.
    • When instructed, the student is not able to produce the error sound correctly.

    Continuation of Speech Improvement services is based on

    • Current performance
    • Percentage of homework completed during the 10-week cycle, as this is an indicator of willingness and commitment to the program.