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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 Debora Toliver.


Speech/Language Advisory Council (SLAC)


School Based Conferences


Professional Development 

Type of Training, Registration Link, Dates and Locations     



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


Presented by Lynea Pearson, St. Vrain Valley Schools and Kathleen Fahey, University of Northern Colorado

This course is designed as a hybrid online/webinar course to support SLPs who are supervising SLPAs in Colorado.  It is a 6-week course alternating between a work at your pace to listen to and read coursework and participate in a webinar to discuss the content with other SLPs taking the course.
Click on the flyer for more information.

Registration Link


SLP Regional Trainings 2014-2015



Career Tracks


Speech/Language Pathology Assistant


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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