(OT) is a related service which means a child must qualify for special
education services to be eligible to receive occupational therapy. OT
works on skills needed for the job of living, and for students, their
job is school. Areas that may be addressed include working to
improve muscle strength, eye-hand coordination, hand dexterity,
handwriting, touch typing, visual-perceptual skills, organization,
sensory-integration, and daily living skills. Check out our resources under My Links.
may take place in the class room, cafeteria, computer lab, on the
playground, or in the therapy room. Students may be seen in a small
group or individually depending on their needs.