Overview of autism association (singapore)

The Autism Association (Singapore) is one of the Voluntary Welfare Organisations in Singapore, dedicated to supporting individuals with autism and helping them lead meaningful and quality lives in society.

Mission Statement: To initiate, organise and support provision of a broad spectrum at services for people with autism in Singapore. Such services to encompass education, vocational and life skills training and residential care.

Join Our Dynamic Team At AA(S) & Eden School!

AA(S) is an independent and expanding charity formed in Aug 1992 by a group of parents. In January 1995, it was registered as a charitable organisation under the Charities Act, Singapore. In July 1997, AA(S) was admitted as a member of the National Council of Social Service (NCSS). It was also granted the Institutions of a Public Character (IPC) status, allowing the Association to issue tax-exempt receipts for public donations.

Due to our rapid expansion to serve more clients and students, we invite people who have proven commitment and competence to join us in transforming the lives entrusted to us.

If you are qualified and keen to be part of a life-transforming team,
please email your detailed resume to our Recruitment Team:

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPIST

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses and identifies speech, language and functional communication needs in children with Autism
  • Assesses formally and informally an student's current profile and the influence of the communication partner and the learning environment across everyday situations
  • Participates in a Collaborative Consultation Model with the members of AITC team, teachers, families, etc. for the purpose of providing requested information, reviewing/revising student's communication therapy goals/objectives, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations to implement goals
  • Implements evidence-based therapeutic activities and instruct students, teachers, parents and other involved persons for the purpose of facilitating effective communication for students and/or supporting the student's IEP plan for use in the classroom
  • Presents information (e.g. student assessment findings, coaching feedback, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information, gaining and providing feedback to others
  • Makes necessary referrals to external speech language therapy services when intervention needs exceed classroom intervention scope
  • Provides AAC training, consultation and instruction to teachers on the use of alternative/augmentative communication supports
  • Researches resources and methods (e.g. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing student's functional goals
  • Maintain files and/or records (e.g. assessment notes, progress reports, coaching logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or follow standard operational procedures
  • Maintain inventory equipment and supplies in clean and proper working condition for the purpose of implementing therapy goals

 

Requirements:

  • Possess a Bachelor or Master's Degree in Speech and Language Pathologist
  • Relevant working experience as a Speech and Language Therapist in a school or hospital setting is preferred
  • Evident proficiency in English Language
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Qualifies to be registered with the Allied Health Professional Council as a Full-time Registered Therapist
  • Desire to learn about Autism and expand knowledge base
  • Passion to work with young children and their families to maximize their talents and potential

 

Critical Success Factors!!

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team
  • A pro-active approach to problem solving
  • Strong desire to learn about the culture of autism
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • A genuine desire to serve the special needs community


Remuneration package will commensurate with your academic qualifications and relevant work experiences. Attractive opportunities for job enlargement and career advancement are available.

If you are interested and suitably qualified, we invite you to submit your resume to HR Team at [Click Here to Email Your Resume].
We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified

  

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