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Trumbull County Educational Service Center (TCESC) employs licensed Speech-Language Pathologists, who are trained to evaluate and treat speech and language disorders in children.

Children displaying a variety of communication needs that affect their success in classroom speaking, writing, and learning activities may receive speech-language therapy services.

A Speech-Language Pathologist addresses language disabilities including vocabulary, grammar, and socialization; articulation disorders; dysfluency; voice disorders; oral-motor functioning; auditory memory and processing; hearing impairments; and assistive technology and augmentative communication devices.           

Speech Therapy services include:

  • Diagnostic services for preschool and school-aged children.

  • Parent and teacher education regarding student’s communicative needs.

  • Students who have speech/language/hearing disorders that adversely affect their progress in the classroom may be eligible for services under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Act). Development of Individual Education Plans for qualifying students under current federal and state regulations and local policies.

  • Collaboration with teachers and other school staff.  

  • Staff in-services about preventive measures and classroom strategies.

  • Outcomes documentation for students with communication disorders.

  • Response to Intervention services for children demonstrating at-risk communication concerns

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Melanie Shipman, Special Education Supervisor, 330-505-2800 ext. 778
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6000 Youngstown Warren Rd.  Niles, OH  44446-4603
Phone: 330.505.2800  Fax: 330.505.2814
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