Title

Therapy and Workload Analysis in Public Schools

Presenter Information

Alyssa McCarthy

Department

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Major

Engineering Management

Research Advisor

Smith, Brian Keith

Advisor's Department

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Funding Source

OURE

Abstract

Each year, hundreds of Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) in the state of Missouri undergo the challenge of providing therapy to thousands of students with limited time constraints and varying degrees of therapy need. Demand exceeds supply in many school districts resulting in heavy caseloads or workloads for the SLPs. By presenting the analysis of an extensive survey, we can better discover the exact problems presented to therapists and some ways to solve these problems.

Biography

Alyssa McCarthy is a sophomore majoring in Engineering Management. She is involved in the Mars Rover Design Team, Joe’s P.E.E.R.S. and is also a Student Ambassador in the Office of Admissions. She became involved with Dr. Smith’s research due to the humanitarian nature of the project and her desire to help others.

Research Category

Engineering

Presentation Type

Poster Presentation

Document Type

Poster

Location

Upper Atrium/Hall

Presentation Date

15 Apr 2015, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Therapy and Workload Analysis in Public Schools

Upper Atrium/Hall

Each year, hundreds of Speech Language Pathologists (SLPs) in the state of Missouri undergo the challenge of providing therapy to thousands of students with limited time constraints and varying degrees of therapy need. Demand exceeds supply in many school districts resulting in heavy caseloads or workloads for the SLPs. By presenting the analysis of an extensive survey, we can better discover the exact problems presented to therapists and some ways to solve these problems.