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Speech or Language Impairment

Definition: A child with a Speech or Language Impairment shall have a communicative disorder which prevents the child from receiving reasonable educational benefit from general education.



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Speech/Language Advisory Council (SLAC)


School Based Conferences


Professional Development 

Type of Training, Registration Link, Dates and Locations     



SLP Regional Trainings 2014-2015

  • Locations/Dates
    • Pikes Peak - October 7, 2014 [registration - Coming Soon]
    • Southeast - October 8, 2014 [registration - Coming Soon]
    • Metro Northeast - October 24, 2014 [registration - Coming Soon]
    • Metro Northwest - October 29, 2014 [registration - Coming Soon]
    • West Central - October 30, 2014 [registration - Coming Soon]
    • Northeast - November 7, 2014 [registration - Coming Soon]
    • North Central - Date TBD [registration - Coming Soon]
    • Northwest - Date TBD [registration - Coming Soon]
    • Southwest - Date TBD [registration - Coming Soon]
    • Metro Southwest - Date TBD [registration - Coming Soon]
    • Metro Southeast - Date TB [registration - Coming Soon]

Learn and Play with Words All Day!

This training will provide information on ways to integrate evidence based literacy skills into preschool classrooms throughout the day.  Register with your teams to receive priority acceptance for this workshop.

Date/Time: September 26, 2014 / 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Registration Link



Career Tracks


Speech/Language Pathology Assistant


School-Based Conferences


Tools and Resources




For more information about services for students who have speech or language impairments in Colorado, please contact:

Tami Cassel, Speech-Language
Phone: (303) 866-6114

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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