Who may lawfully provide speech services in an elementary, middle, secondary school or a preschool?
|Do you hold a teaching certificate as a TSHH (Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped) or TSSLD (Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities)?||→ No →||You should not be providing services.|
|It is lawful to provide services.||← Yes ←||Are you an employee of the school?
(An employee is someone who has taxes withheld, whose employer pays social security tax and who gets a W-2 at the end of the year.)
|It is lawful to provide services.||← Yes ←||Are you a NYS licensed Speech-language pathologist or working
toward completion of the 9 month experience requirement necessary
- And -Are you: a) on a contract with a school, or b) employed or contracting with an Agency that has a contract with a school?
|→ No →||It is unlawful to provide services.|