May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

    On campus, the role is defined as the communication specialist providing services that include:  collaboration with parents, teachers and other professionals, comprehensive evaluation and report writing, case management, and intervention and remediation of communication disorders for identified students.
    Identified Students: Denton ISD provides speech-language services to children 3-22 years of age who are considered to demonstrate "speech impairment."
    "Speech Impairment”: means a communication disorder, such as stuttering, impaired articulation, a language impairment, or voice impairment that adversely affects a child's educational performance and needs the services of a Speech–Language Pathologist.
    Parents with children between the ages of 3-5 who have concerns about their child's language development, please go to dentonisd.org.  From the home page choose Programs & Services.  Next choose Pre-K, and on that page you will find a parent request for special education assessment. Please follow instructions on the form to get it to Ashley Parker.
    Disclaimer: The resources that can be accessed with links connecting to sources other than the Website, denotnisd.org, are not maintained by DENTON Independent School District. DENTON Independent School District is not responsible for the contents of any such resources. The existence of a link should not be assumed as an endorsement by DENTON Independent School District.
    • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
    • Cerebral Palsy Guide (CPG)
    • Denton ISD Regional Day School Program for the Deaf (DRDSPD)
    • Region XI Continuing Education (ESC11)
    • Speech and Language Development (ASHA Child Speech and Language)
    • Texas Education Agency (TEA)
    • Texas Health and Human Services (Medicaid Support)
    • Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TXSHA)