Role & Responsibilities:

  • Assessing the functional communication skills of the child.
  • Providing guidance in determining an appropriate mode of communication for the child and the child’s family (e.g., picture communication system, assistive devices, sign language, verbal, etc.)
  • Developing and implementing functional communication programs.
  • Teaching language facilitation strategies to the parents and the child development facilitator.
  • Providing the team and family with strategies to support the child’s comprehension of directions, transitions, and behavioral expectations.
  • Providing support and strategies in the development of functional play skills and promotion of social skills.
  • Assessing and developing plans for difficulties related to feeding.
  • Targeting an increasing ability to stay engaged with a communication partner.
  • Supporting the child’s ability to communicate with peers and siblings.
  • Supporting implementation of visual strategies that may support the child with increased independence skills or with difficulties around transitions.
  • Promoting the generalization of skills to a number of communication partners and to a number of settings.
  • Promoting the families ability to expand the child’s communication after the goals in the service plan or achieved.
  • Carrying appropriate liability insurance as required.

Working Conditions

  • Work environment: family’s home, community, and/or online


  • Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology or equivalent
  • Registration with ACSLPA
  • Experience working with children on the autism spectrum and/or with other special needs.
  • Current criminal records check and child/youth intervention check
  • Alberta driver’s license/vehicle

If you are interested in this position, please send us your resume