Speech language pathology Social work services Psychological services Physical

Speech language pathology social work services

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Speech-language pathology Social work services Psychological services Physical therapy Occupational therapy Related service providers: Professionals from multidisciplinary fields Provide appropriate related service or support that help a student to achieve their individualized education program (IEP) goals Help ensure related services are integrated into student’s education program Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologists (SLP) Most common related service providers Help students who have difficulties with communication Work with students who are identified with a speech or language impairment Help students work on articulation, voice, fluency, and language skills Work on academic vocab and social skills Occupational Therapy/Therapist (OT) Help students with difficulties participating in school-related routines and activities Work on fine motor skills Physical Therapy (PT) Work with students who have difficulties with gross motor skills Help with balance and building strength Psychological Services (PS) Psychologist: supports students with academic, emotional, or behavioral issues related to their disabilities Direct services (evaluate students, administer and interpret psychology and educational assessments) Indirect services (consulting with a teacher or parents) Social Work Services (SW) Support students with disabilities whose academic, behavioral, or social-emotional issues interfere with their education School community, or home environment influence performance Partner with parents and other school or community professionals Examples of work: Social-skills training Transition training Conflict-resolution training Individual counseling Family counseling Job-placement training Other Related Services Vision Specialist:
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Works with students with visual impairments Provide access to classroom materials Conduct assessment, provide instruction, collaborate with special and general education teachers Teach how to read braille, provide tactile aid throughout the classroom Orientation and Mobility Specialist: Work with students with visual impairment Teaches students to use canes, guide dogs, and other aids to assist them to navigate the environment School Counselor: Work with students with emotional or behavioral issues to cope and manage their emotions and behavior Provide group or individual counseling Assist in transitional planning, behavior modification, and teach students self-management skills Assistive Technology (AT) Devices an services that help students with disabilities gain access to the curriculum AT is any device or service that helps a student with disability to meet his or her IEP goals and to participate in the general education setting to greatest extent possible AT devices are any item or equipment that is used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities (IDEA, 2004) Low tech: pencil grips, templates, magnifiers Mig tech: word processors, reading pens High tech: power wheelchairs, iPhone, iPad Co-teaching
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