Speech Language Pathologist
Job Opportunity at Cuyahoga County Board of DD

Posted on Nov 8

Location: Cleveland, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4136166

The Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD) is seeking a full-time SLP to assess communication skills of adults with developmental disabilities in order to determine the need for and provision of services and supports.  This assignment will work with ADULTS with developmental disabilities.  Note that the nature of work for our SLPs includes, but is not limited to the following:


  • Completion of screening and/or assessment of speech, language, and communication, feeding and oral motor skills, and augmentative/alternative communication; refer for and/or coordinate hearing screenings and assessments.
  • If assigned to work in the Early Childhood department, provide Speech Language Therapy services in a teaming approach for children birth to three years old based on adult coaching in which one member is a primary service provider   and receives supports from other team members.
  • Coordinate, develop, or assist in developing, communication programs and provide SLP services including consultation, instruction, support services and direct intervention.
  • Provide speech-language services per written programs, monitor and document speech-language services according to established procedures and submit information as requested by supervisor.
  • Participate in inter/intra-agency committees, projects, or teams and deliver in-service training as requested or approved by supervisor.
  • Attend Individual Plan meetings and/or make recommendations for programming to team, write objectives/outcomes, discuss methods of implementation, and identify materials to be used and implement treatment or train others.
  • Maintain compliance with appropriate federal and state regulations, professional standards and Board policy including the Ohio Department of DD regulations and standards set by the Ohio Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology.
  • Educate and counsel individuals, families, caregivers, co-workers, managers and advocates for individuals to promote effective communication.
  • Provide in-services at CCBDD sites and/or other community settings.

Desk Location vs. Assignment Location:  Although the desk location for this assignment is our WPD Services Center in Cleveland, the work assignment covers areas located in Southern Cuyahoga County. 


** Work Year:  In 2017 therapists work 7.25 hours a day (145 hours over a 4-week  flexible schedule).  In 2018 and beyond, therapists will work a 7.5 hour day (150 hours over a 4-week flexible schedule).



  • Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
  • License in Speech-Language Pathology from the State of Ohio, OR State of Ohio Department of Education Certificate for Speech and Hearing Therapy.
  • Specific training and experience with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Must possess the Certificate of Clinical Competence.
  • Valid state of Ohio driver's license and a driving record that is insurable under the agency policy. 
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