Mrs. Paul is a Florida licensed and ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association) certified Speech-Language Pathologist with 27 years experience. Prior to joining Sarasota Christian, Mrs. Paul worked in the public school system for 19 years, including over a decade of that time as a county-wide Speech-Language Pathologist based in the district office. Mrs. Paul comes to us with extensive knowledge of not only state and federal laws impacting student rights, but also with vast experience in the tests needed to provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations. She holds her Masters Degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from Indiana University.
In addition to being the Director of Support Services, Mrs. Paul serves as part of the team that reviews students evaluations (e.g. Individual Education Plans, Section 504 plans, private psychoeducational evaluations, etc.) to determine our ability to provide the documented accommodations. She also works school-wide with students, parents, and faculty to help ensure that the accommodations are being met within the classroom.