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Shelly Wier, M.S., CCC-SLP
Special Education Resource Consultants
1401 West Capitol,
The State Consultant functions in many ways to support and improve the provision of speech and language services in Arkansasí schools. This professional is housed with the Easter Seals Outreach Program and works in association with the Arkansas Department of Education, Special Education Unit.
Responsibilities and services provided include:
Consultation and technical assistance to individuals, districts, and state program advisory team on a variety of communication, regulatory, and service delivery issues.
Provision of continuing professional education information in the form of training, self-study materials, and announcements from other sources.
Maintenance of statewide communication system via website and email that provides professional news and information.
Maintenance of a resource and equipment loan program which includes professional texts, assessment tools, self-study materials, and auditory trainers.
Representation of school-based speech-language pathologistsí interests within the ADE-SEU, and other relevant agencies.
Attendance of local and national conferences and seminars to develop and maintain knowledge of best practices in the field.