Educationally-related Occupational and Physical Therapy needs within the school environment may include:
Assistive Technology Tools and ServicesAssistive technology includes assistive, adaptive, and rehabilitative devices for people with disabilities and also includes the process used in selecting, locating, and using them. Assistive technology includes both devices and services. As defined in IDEA:an assistive technology device means any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially off the shelf, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of a child with a disability. (34 CFR 300.5)an assistive technology service means any service that directly assists a child with a disability in the selection, acquisition, or use of an assistive technology device. (34 CFR 300.6)Autism Coach ConsultationTeams who work with students who are identified under the category of autism can request consultation and coaching from the special education cooperative autism coach. This service can be one-time or ongoing.