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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.


The Colorado SLP listserv supports hundreds of school-based SLPs: 1) by providing information and news regarding the profession; 2) by announcing professional development and training opportunities; and, 3) by posting school-based job openings. There are no advertisements from vendors or contract-based companies. This service is also chat-free. Join today by contacting Tami Cassel or Janet Zimmerman.

School Based Conferences

Speech/Language Advisory Council (SLAC)

Professional Learning

Professional Learning Opportunity at ASHA
This professional learning opportunity is designed to support SLPs' professional growth by funding projects which encourages them to focus on an area of interest which will support their professional growth.  Proposals will be selected based on relevance to school-based isues for speech-language pathologists and may be used by CDE in future trainings.

SLP Regional Trainings 2014-2015


SLP Regional Trainings have been completed for the 2014-15 school year. Please complete the evaluation by January 30, 2015 in order to receive your certificate for contact hours. If you have any questions, please email Janet Zimmerman.

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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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