Speech & language therapy
Speech language pathologists work to prevent, diagnose, and treat speech, language, social communication, and cognitive communication disorders. The disorders can include speech sound production (articulation), language (expressive and receptive), voice, and fluency. Speech pathologists work with students who have communication disorders that adversely impact their educational performance in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and learning.
Physical therapists assist the students in meeting educational goals in the area of functional motor and self-help. Strategies and interventions relate to the student’s need for functional motor skills in mobility, movement, posture/positioning, access, participation, and safety in the educational environment. For students to receive physical therapy services, they must demonstrate that their mobility, posture/positioning are hindering access to their educational environment.