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Speech and Language Pathologists

Sometimes called speech therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists assess, diagnose, treat, and help to prevent disorders related to speech, language, cognitive-communication, social skills, voice, swallowing, and fluency.

School Psychological Services

School Psychologists conduct psycho-educational or psycho-emotional evaluations, counseling geared towards maximizing a student’s academic, behavioral, and social progress at school. Social Skills counseling is also available. Family counseling also available geared towards optimizing consistency, structure, and good communication between home and school. Our School Psychologists are also trained to conduct interim placement IEP meetings. These are used for their expertise during possible change of placement IEP meetings, Behavior Intervention Plans and Functional Behavioral Assessments. Their assessment findings help determine whether or not a student qualifies as a student with an educational disability.  If a student is identified with an educational disability then the School Psychologist typically facilitates discussion on the least restrictive and most appropriate educational environment for a student to receive their free and appropriate public education. 

Educational Specialists (Special Education Teachers)

Provide Specialized Academic Instruction to students with educational disabilities.  They are also experts at using curriculum-based assessment or standardized academic assessments to assess a student's academic functioning level. They are able to break down the curriculum into manageable parts so the student is able to achieve maximum academic progress. They also act as the case managers to students and are responsible for staying in compliance with the student’s goals and objectives, as well as the Individualized Education Plan.

Educational Specialist Instructional Assistants

Provide instructional support services to students with Exceptional Needs. They work under the supervision of the Educational Specialists and creatively work to scaffold the curriculum into manageable ‘chunks’ for the students to be academically successful. 

Occupational Therapists

Help students improve their ability to perform tasks in school. They work with individuals who suffer from mental, physical, developmental or emotionally disabling conditions. Occupational therapists help students not only improve their basic motor functions and reasoning abilities but also compensate for permanent loss of function. The goal is to help students have independent, productive, and satisfying lives.

Physical Therapists

Work with students with disabilities and serious health impairments. The physical therapist is expected to analyze risk, problem solve effectively, and demonstrate a high level of professional judgment when recommending and providing services, making environmental modifications and training staff to manage physical needs at an appropriate level of supervision.

Adaptive Physical Education Teachers

Adaptive Physical Education (APE) is an adapted, or modified, physical education program designed to meet the individualized gross motor needs, or other disability-related challenges of an identified student. The program can be provided one-on-one, in a small group, or within the general physical education setting. The APE instructor needs to be trained in assessing and working with special needs children. Lesson plans, rubrics, and worksheets need to be adapted for the needs of the children.

Visual Itinerant Services

A Visual Itinerant Teacher is an individual who provides services to children with visual impairments in the school setting. Certified vision teachers provide necessary accommodations in order for students to access their educational environment and materials. Services may include individual instruction in the use of specialized equipment to compensate for vision loss, integrated instruction in the classroom, and consultation with appropriate staff. Typical target areas of service include: strengthening visual concepts and skills, organization in the classroom, large print and Braille instruction, and consultation with teachers.

Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialists

Help students with visual impairments learn to travel independently. These dedicated professionals work with infants, children, and adults who have visual impairments to help them adapt to and navigate through their environment using their remaining senses.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teacher

Someone who provides educational support to deaf and hard of hearing students typically mainstreamed in regular education. They provide direct services to some students and consulting services to their teachers and other adults who work with the students.  Services can include small group instruction and 1:1 instructional support.

School Nurses

Responsibilities for School Nurse: Perform hearing, vision and other health screenings, treat students and staff as needed, develop care plans for students with ongoing conditions, consult with teachers, school administrators and other school staff regarding student care, administer medication, monitor student immunization records, educate students and staff on health procedures and help students who have feeding disabilities

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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