Service and Support

The role of the speech pathologist is negotiated to meet the needs of each school and is formalized in a service agreement. The school can select from a range of services base on the Response to Intervention (RTI) model, a best practice model for the provision of speech pathology services in schools.


  • Professional learning, consultation, collaboration
  • Upskill and build staff capacity, support parents, provide student intervention
  • Support setting up and implementing a Response to Intervention Model (RTI)
  • Program and assessment support
  • Identification of students with difficulties
  • Provision of services for students who otherwise might not be able to access support
  • Referrals to external agencies, including NDIS and LDC

Support provided by the NEMLDC

  • Recruitment of a speech pathologist
  • Human resource management
  • School support and service review
  • Department induction and training including…
  • Curriculum
  • EALD progress maps
  • Department online PL
  • Change management
  • Best practice pedagogy
  • Collegiate support
  • Performance development
  • Access to Resources


All schools participating in the Pilot continue to have access to our Outreach services, with your school speech pathologist directing to appropriate services as required.