Programs & Services

Related Services

  • A high quality, comprehensive process of screening, evaluation, identification, and direct services for students, pre-school-age 22, who demonstrate needs in one or more of the following disciplines: speech/ language/ communication, occupational therapy, physical therapy, adapted physical education, psychological services 
  • Team collaboration and consultation with parents, district staff, teachers, outside agencies, and other personnel to ensure provision of quality services for all students in all phases of education – classroom and transition services
  • Knowledgeable staff (licensed/ certified) who stay current on policies and procedures and who complete all required documentation for Medicaid reimbursement for participating districts 
  • A competitive cost structure allowing for the sharing of curriculum resources, staff, and consistent best practices 
  • One-on-one, small group, whole group and pull-out or inclusionary services based on student, classroom, and district needs

Speech and Language Therapy 

  • Development of each child's skills in the areas of receptive (understanding) and expressive (speaking) language 
  • Direct instruction and strategies to improve articulation (making sounds correctly) and pragmatics, (using language appropriately in social settings) speech and language skills 
  • Assessment, development, and coordination with teams on individualized communications systems to help build independent functional communication skills to express choices, wants and needs

Occupational Therapy 

  • Identification of sensory and motor needs of students to allow meaningful access to the curriculum and an individual’s environment 
  • Development of sensory diets and schedules based upon a student's individual needs
  • Implementation of activities to improve a student's ability to respond to the environment and process information received from it 
  • Development of activities/ strategies along with direct instruction to improve small muscle control essential to writing, daily living skills, and daily tasks
  • Consultation with teachers to develop programs/ activities for adaptations and environmental modifications to improve student regulation of behavior and sensory needs

Physical Therapy 

  • Direct instruction of activities to increase or maintain balance, muscle strength and joint mobility
  • Direct instruction of strategies/ activities to improve perceptual motor (where the body is in relation to the environment) and reflex development 
  • Guidance and direction to improve wheelchair mobility, including transfer training to enhance a child's maximum functioning on a physical level in the environment
  • Treatment or advisement in the control of pain 
  • Collaboration with the IEP and school team to ensure an accessible school environment for all students in all situations

Adapted Physical Education 

  • Evaluation of abilities of gross motor and physical development as part of the multi-factored evaluation process 
  • Instruction to improve basic motor abilities, coordination, and physical and social-psychological performance aligned to state physical education standards
  • Instruction of appropriate life-long leisure skills 

Psychology

  • Participation in and outside of the schools in prevention, intervention, and assessment for students who require support services due to psychological or behavioral problems
  • Interpretation of assessment data to educational teams and families
  • Recommendations for strategies related to behavior and academic supports to ensure appropriate intervention in the Multi-Tiered Support System (MTSS)
  • Guidance and when needed, implementation of a functional behavioral analysis (FBA) and behavior intervention plan (BIP)
  • Coordination and collaboration with early intervention services for students transitioning from early intervention to preschool and preschool to school age services