Occupational Therapy

  • Occupational therapy is a related service recommended by an educational team to support students in reaching independence in the classroom and school setting.  Occupational therapy addresses the skills of the student and the educational team in the following areas:

     

    What We Support

    • Activities to support quality of movement and posture
    • Fine motor functioning
    • Visual motor functioning
    • Activities of daily living
    • Sensory processing
    • Classroom accommodations
    • Program modifications

    The related service of occupational therapy utilizes various modes of support to ensure success of the student.

     

    How We Support

    • Consultation with team members
    • Direct service to the student in support of the classroom
    • Training for team members
    • Accommodations such as adapted equipment
    • Modifications to the classroom environment
    • Providing home and classroom activity suggestions

    The Delaware County Intermediate Unit encourages the use of best practices and evidence based treatment with all students.