Multnomah ESD’s Hospital School Program team includes a Speech Language Pathologist and School Psychologist/Behavior Specialist who help meet students’ needs and honor the related services outlined in their IEPs.
Special Education Speech and Language Services provide direct and consultation services to local districts and Multnomah ESD Hospital School Program according to needs determined by the IEP team or district request. Services are provided in a variety of models depending on student need. Students may be seen on a one-to-one, small group or full class basis. Some services are given within the classroom setting and others in a pullout environment. Service may be designed to serve those district students located in placements outside of the local district. Consultation and collaboration with the IEP team is also an important part of service delivery.
School Psychologists are qualified members of the school teams who provide direct and consultation services to local districts and Multnomah ESD Hospital School Program. The school psychologist supports students’ ability to learn and teachers’ ability to teach. They apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally.