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    Now Accepting Applications
    Our Mission

    The Carbon Lehigh and Chester County Intermediate Unit Speech and Language Impairment Certification Program is founded on the commitment of continual and ongoing quality improvement and professional growth opportunities for aspiring educators. The goal of the program is to prepare speech and language educators with the necessary skills and capacity to improve student learning based upon the research, assessment and implementation of best practice in speech and language instruction. 

    This is a high quality speech and language educator training program by which all components are aligned to the standards delineated in PA School Code.  Candidates must currently have a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology or related field with the following required college level courses:

    • Introduction to Communication Disorders
    • Speech Anatomy
    • Language Development
    • Developmental Speech and Language Disorders
    • Hearing Science and Acoustics
    • Fundamental Speech Science
    • Audiology
    • Aural Rehabilitation
    • Language Structure/Acquisition
    • Neurobiological Bases of Human Communication 
    • Disorders of Articulation and Phonology
    • Clinical Phonetics
    • Professional Practices in Schools

    This quality program is designed specifically to meet the Pennsylvania requirements for certification in Speech and Language. The CLIU/CCIU Speech and Language Impairment Certification Program will:

    • be delivered utilizing a blended model
    • integrate field experiences in every course
    • provide ongoing integrated support 
    Each course begins with a face to face session on the first evening. Accommodations will be made for those at a distance too far to travel to CLIU in Schnecksville. 
    Program Course Requirements (cost- 975.00 per course):
    Program Course Sequence
    Course Name
     Student Orientation
     Phonetic and Phonological Disorders
     Early Child Language Acquisition and   Intervention
     Principles of Language Disorders
     Neural Bases of Speech and Language
     School-Age Language Development
     Motor Speech Disorders
     Evaluation Procedures in Speech-Language   Pathology
     Fluency Disorders
     Auditory Physiology
     Voice Disorders
     School Methods
     Internship in Public Schools/Student Teaching


    To download the application please click on the link below:
    CLIU Speech and Language Impairment Application Packet
    Please return the completed application via email or US Mail to Diahann Ouly at: 
    CLIU 21
    Attn: Diahann Ouly
    4210 Independence Dr.
    Schnecksville, PA 18078
    For more information please contact: 
    Diahann Ouly