Special Education Related Services
Related Services are the supportive services necessary for some students with disabilities to maximize their educational outcomes. These services are outlined in the student’s IEP and can include support from the following providers:
School Psychologists: apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally through individually programming.
Speech Language Pathologists: also called SLPs, are experts in communication. They work with students to understand language and provide educational speech-language services.
Hearing and Vision Team: This team consists of the audiologists, teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing, and teachers of the visually impaired. This team serves students to gain better access through accommodations or direct teaching of skills for access of the learning environment.
Assistive Technology Team: AT is an interdisciplinary team composed of a speech-language pathologist, special education teacher and assistive technology technician. The team provides consultative services for students with communication and academic response difficulties.
Motor Team: This team consists of occupational therapists, physical therapists and adaptive physical education teachers. All of these therapists support student’s abilities to access the learning environment.