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Exceptional Student Education (Special Education)

Exceptional Student Education (Special Education)

Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy (OT/PT)

Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy (OT/PT) are services provided to students with disabilities in order to benefit from special education. OT/PT is provided as a direct or indirect service through a continuum of services utilizing a collaborative, integrated approach that may include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Working with students, teachers and other team members to assure a collaborative and coordinated service delivery
  • Working hands-on, having face-to-face interactions on a regular basis between the related service professional and the student which may take place in a variety of settings within the educational environment
  • Collaborating with the members of the team to develop and implement strategies and modifications that support student's individualized goals and objectives
  • Assessing the student's educational need for modification of environment, educationally relevant equipment, technology, and assistive devices
  • Modeling and training classroom staff, students and parents on how to implement educationally relevant therapeutic strategies and use adapted equipment, assistive technology, and devices.
  • Liaison with medical professionals



Sheree Glass
(813) 837-7848

Rita Brown
(813) 837-7840

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