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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.

School Based Conferences


Speech/Language Advisory Council (SLAC)

Professional Development

Online Course: SLPA Supervision
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.

SLP Regional Trainings 2014-2015


  • Pikes Peak - October 7, 2014
  • Southeast (Pueblo) - October 8, 2014
  • Southwest (Durango) - October 10, 2014
  • Metro Northeast (Thornton) - October 24, 2014
  • Northwest (Glenwood Springs) - October 29, 2014
  • West Central (Grand Junction) - October 30, 2014
  • Metro Southwest (Lakewood) - October 31, 2014
  • North Central - November 6, 2014
  • Northeast - November 7, 2014
  • Metro Northwest - Date TBD
  • Metro Southeast - Date TBD


Other Information:


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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Denver, CO 80203
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