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Speech or Language Impairment (SLI)

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.

Career Information

[Career Information Link]

  • Get Connected
    • Listserv, ASHA SEAL, SLAC Information
  • Employment and Recruitment
    • Advertise your school-based speech-language positions
    • List of school-based speech-language positions in Colorado*
  • Career Tracks
    • SLPA University Programs
    • SLP Graduate Programs
  • Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Consortium Contacts

Professional Learning (SLI)

[Professional Learning (SLI) Link]

  • School-Based Conferences
  • Regional Workshops
  • Online Courses
  • Other Trainings

SLI Resources

[SLI Resources Link]

  • Tools
    • Organizational Reference Tool, SLI Guidelines, Communication Rating Scales
  • CDE Links
  • Websites


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
Email Tami Cassel



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Contact Us

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

CDE Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
See also: Licensing Hours

Educator Licensing 

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