Department: Speech-Language Services

Location: Toronto, East

Hours: 36.25 hours/week

Salary: $70,000 – $80,000

Publish Date: March 1, 2023

About SAAAC Autism Centre

The SAAAC Autism Centre is a Toronto based charity whose mission is to make autism services equitable for all Canadians. The Centre provides culturally responsive autism services targeting culturally and linguistically diverse families. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, our Centre offers a dynamic range of services that support the development of individuals on the autism spectrum at all life stages, along with their caregivers

Your Role on Our Team

We are currently seeking applicants for full-time and part-time Speech-Language Pathologist positions in our Speech and Language department. This position will allow you to work directly with children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families individually, and in group settings to assess and provide speech-language intervention. Clinical supervision and guidance will be provided as needed by the supervising Speech-Language Pathologist.

Main Responsibilities

  • Assessment using standardized and non-standardized tools and professional judgement to identify and evaluate speech and language skills of children and adults with ASD
  • Deliver client-specific speech-language interventions for children and adults with ASD
  • Work one to one with clients, or in a small group setting in person and virtually
  • Provide parent training as needed
  • Participate in team meetings
  • Supervise CDAs and placement students as needed

Minimum Qualifications

  • Registered Speech Language Pathologist in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • Comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of speech language assessment batteries and intervention techniques
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize professional duties, manage multiple clients, and efficiently organize workload
  • Proven experience working with children and young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders- 2-3 years of experience is preferred
  • Excellent consultative skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage competing demands and set priorities
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team player
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Excel

Additional Qualifications and Requirements

  • Police Clearance – Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Professional liability insurance required and should be in good standing