Rise for Baby and Family is looking for Speech-Language Pathologists to support families who have infants and toddlers with special needs. Early interventionists provide therapeutic services in family's homes and community settings to support the growth and development of the child. Applicants must be licensed/certified for their field or the ability to become licensed in New Hampshire.
An early interventionist provides assessment and intervention services and strategies to assist in fostering the growth and development of children, birth through age three. Work is usually performed as a home-based service designed to directly involve parents in providing family-oriented social, nutritional, developmental, and behavioral opportunities for their children. The early interventionist works as a trans-disciplinary team member providing specific information to support the development and implementation of Individualized Family Services Plan (IFSP) for clients of the organization. The specific disciplines represented by the team include SLP, PT, OT, Mental Health Counselor, and early childhood or special educators.
Applicants must have knowledge of infant and toddler development; prior experience working with young children and families is preferred. Applicants must have: reliable transportation, valid driver's license, and a good driving record; be able to pass a background check; the ability to lift 40 pounds; and the ability to follow state and federal guidelines and regulations.
Internal Number: SLP1
About Rise for Baby and Family
Rise is a small non-profit agency that began in 1981 as an add-on program of the Monadnock Children’s Center. In operation since 1966, the Children’s Center was responsible for starting some of the first special education programs in the Region.With the advent of the Individuals with Disabilities Act, school systems began providing special education programs to children age three and up. The agency’s name then began its evolution to Rise for baby and family. It is commonly known as Rise.Rise has been a part of New Hampshire’s Developmental Service System since the beginning. We are a vendor agency for Monadnock Developmental Services. The growth of Rise has been rapid, expanding from serving 40 infants and toddlers in 1981 to serving 230 in 2014.Virtually all Rise supports and services are delivered to families in their most natural and relaxed environments. These setting generally range between the home and child care.Rise Child Care Program and Play Group were started in 1988. They continue to demonstrate that all children can benefit when children with special needs are included with their typically developing peers in a high quality program.Two key ingredients of Rise for baby ...and family’s success are the growth and retention of qualified staff and the support of our community.