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Speech/ Language Pathologist

Speech/Language Pathologists with a current license in the state where they provide services to Illinois children may apply for an EI Specialist: Licensed Speech/Language Pathologist credential and enroll to bill. (Provider is automatically enrolled under aural rehabilitation and speech therapy categories.) Credential and CBO enrollment required.

Pay Table

Unit of Service Description Rate of Reimbursement
15 minutes Evaluation / Assessment - onsite $14.53
15 minutes Evaluation / Assessment - offsite $18.14
15 minutes IFSP development $14.53
15 minutes IFSP meeting $18.14
15 minutes Individual therapy.- onsite $14.53
15 minutes Individual therapy - offsite $18.14
15 minutes Group therapy (multiple families or group not to exceed 4 children) $ 7.88
Aural Rehabilitation And Other Related Services Procedure Codes
Unit of Service Description Rate of Reimbursement
15 minutes A/R assessment - onsite $14.53
15 minutes A/R assessment - offsite $18.14
15 minutes A/R IFSP development $14.53
15 minutes A/R IFSP meeting $18.14
15 minutes A/R services - onsite $14.53
15 minutes A/R services - offsite $18.14
15 minutes Group A/R services (multiple families or group not to exceed 4 children) $ 7.88

Resources

  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association www.asha.org
  • Early Intervention www.asha.org/.../EarlyIntervention.htm

    A listing from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) providing documents, references, and resources related to infants, toddlers, preschoolers and speech, language, and hearing.

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention: Position Statement (2008) www.asha.org/docs

    The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) created a position statement listing the roles and guiding principles governing speech-language pathologists providing early intervention services. Available as a pdf

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention: Technical Report (2008) www.asha.org/docs

    This document by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) provides background information regarding IDEA, an overview of development, guiding principles of best practices, and the functions of speech-language pathologists. Available as a pdf

  • Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention: Guidelines (2008) www.asha.org/docs

    An extensive document by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) detailing procedures and protocols for those serving very young children. Available as a pdf

  • Core Knowledge and Skills in Early Intervention Speech-Language Pathology Practice (2008)www.asha.org/docs

    The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (www.asha.org) developed paper that defines roles and principles guiding speech-language pathologists. It is a summary of knowledge and skills needed when working with infants and toddlers. Available as a pdf

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Contact Info

Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood Education
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone:  800-701-0995
Fax:  309-298-3066
Email: providerconnections@wiu.edu

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