Clinical Support Services (CSS) is a unique service which provides individualized diagnostic evaluations and consultations by a variety of medical and educational professionals including, but not limited to:
- Pediatric Neuro-developmental
- Central Auditory Processing/Audiological
- Speech and Language
- Vocational Assessments
- Assistive Technology
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) resources
For more information on Clinical Support Services please contact Mary Fabrizio at (315) 332-7533 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical and occupational therapists provide direct therapy, consultation,evaluation and screening. Direct service consists of individual or group sessions with a frequency determined by the C.S.E. A prescription by a physician is required. Therapists also collaborate with classroom teachers, other staff members, parents and each other to design activities that can be implemented in the classroom and at home.
Physical Therapy Services include activities that address:
- Transitional movements
Occupational Therapy Services include activities that address:
- Activities of Daily Living
- Feeding and eating skills
- Dressing skills
- Hygiene skills
- Domestic living skills
- Educational and Work Activities
- Fine motor/visual motor
- Functional communication; handwriting, computer use
- Pre-vocational tasks
- Socialization skills
- Play and Leisure Activities
Occupational and physical therapists provide services that includes improving, developing or restoring functions impaired or lost through illness, injury, or deprivation improving ability to perform tasks for independent functioning if functions are impaired or lost and preventing through early intervention further impairment or loss of function.
Occupational therapists focus on fine motor skills, self help and adaptive skills. Physical therapists focus on gross motor skills and mobility. Occupational therapy may be needed for example to acquire appropriate eating utensils for a child or teach classroom personnel how to use the equipment or to teach classroom staff how to adjust a lap board for a student who uses the lap board for writing activities. Physical therapy may be needed for example to teach transfers from a wheelchair to a chair or restroom facilities.
...to provide the very best tools, information and, educational support for students and families.
For more information, contact Molly Ellis at Mellis@wflboces.org or 315-332-7315