Speech & Language Therapy

Speech & Language Therapy Services at BOCES 2

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Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES Teachers of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped (TSHH) serve students ages 3-22 who demonstrate speech-language needs in special education and regular education programs. 

Who Provides the Service?

Our experienced TSHH is responsible for identification, treatment and consultation of each student's speech-language needs, placing a strong emphasis on achieving functional communication for all students. Speech-Language interventions include, but are not limited to, receptive/expressive language, articulation/phonology, oral motor, fluency, voice and feeding. Speech-Language interventions are provided in school, day cares, neutral sites and homes. 

Who Gets the Service?

Speech-Language services are provided to both students and, in some instances, to other teachers: 
  • Speech-Language Therapy: Special Education Programs  
    • Speech-Language interventions are provided to students in BOCES 2 Special Education Programs as prescribed on the students' IEP. 
  • Speech-Language Therapy: Contract Service 
    • Speech-Language interventions are provided to students in settings other than BOCES 2 Special Education Programs.
  • "Under the Direction" (UDO) Program 
    • A NYS-Licensed and/or ASHA Certified Speech-Language Pathologist provides "under the direction" service to non-licensed/non-ASHA-certified TSHH for the purpose of Medicaid reimbursement.

For More Information

Krystal Eichas 
Department Chair 
160 Wallace Way
Rochester, NY 14624
Phone: (585) 617-2512