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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapists teach skills in the area of fine motor such as pre-writing, visual motor perception, sensory integration, body awareness, self- regulation, and motor planning. Occupational Therapists work with the child, in collaboration with the families and educators to ensure success within the educational setting by completing individualized evaluations, customizing individual education plans, and providing instruction and adaptations that meet the individual needs of the student.

 

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapists teach functional mobility skills such as balance, motor coordination, sensory-motor coordination, self-care, core strengthening, and positioning. Physical Therapist work with the child, in collaboration with the families and educators to ensure success within the educational setting by completing individual evaluations, customizing individual education plans, providing activities that strengthen the core muscles, improve mobility, and positioning, as well as providing adaptations that meet the individual needs of the student.

 

Speech-Language Pathology

The Speech-Language Pathologist provides evaluation and direct therapy services to students in the areas of language, articulation, apraxia, fluency, and voice, as well as consultative services when appropriate.  An individualized education plan is customized specifically to meet the needs of each particular student. Speech-Language Pathologists work with the child in collaboration with the families and educators to establish communication skills to facilitate success in the educational setting.  In some instances, the Speech-Language Pathologist may teach a student and their teacher how to use alternative methods of communication, such as sign language, pictures and/or voice output devices.

 

 

 

Additional Info

Sheri McClurg
Special Education Director

smcclurg@fairfieldesc.org
740-653-3193 ext. 5263

 

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