The Speech/Language Therapy Program serves approximately 1500 students in public, private and parochial schools within the Kenosha Unified School District boundaries. Communication is the foundation of academic and social development and supports lifelong learning. The speech/language therapists provide specially designed instruction to students identified with a speech/language impairment to help them become competent communicators within the school environment. A speech/language therapist is assigned to each school building within KUSD.
Speech/language therapists work with students, staff and families to:
- Evaluate students for eligibility for special education http://sped.dpi.wi.gov/sped_pi11_0701#sl
- Provide therapy services to eligible students in the area(s) of:
- Speech sound development
- Language development
- Augmentative/alternative communication
- Collaborate with staff to support students’ communication skills within the school setting
Who do I contact if I am concerned about my child’s speech and language development?
- KUSD school/teacher
- Private/parochial school administrator/teacher
- KUSD Speech/Language Therapy Office (262) 359-7696