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North Central Ohio ESC

Tiffin Campus

928 W. Market Street

Tiffin, OH  44883

419-447-2927

Fax:  419-447-2825

Marion Campus

333 E. Center Street

Marion, OH  43302

740-387-6625

Fax:  740-383-4804

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Mansfield Campus

State Support Team Region 7

1495 W. Longview Avenue, Suite 200

Mansfield, OH  44906

419-747-4808

Occupational Therapy

Qualified therapist who understands special education law and implement best practices based on current research

 

Evaluates students, collect data, interpret results, develop evaluation results and IEP goals when applicable

 

Develops interventions to meet the student’s individual fine motor need

 

Collaborates and consults with staff and parents to ensure the student’s educational plan is implemented as written

 

Provides assistance in the identification of the adaptive equipment, environmental

modifications and alternative methods necessary to support a child’s functioning

 

 

 

Therapists understand the difference between school-based and clinical-based therapy

 

A variety of delivery models are available including individual, group, and consultation services

 

 

 

 

Physical Therapy

Provides quality therapist with an understanding of special education mandates

 

Designs and adapts equipment to improve postural support, facilitate functional movement and increase independence  within the school environment

 

Conducts evaluations and create goals to improve gross motor movement

 

Provides therapeutic educational interventions for motor development, mobility and movement skills, balance, strength and coordination

 

Collaborates with district and medical personnel to develop a plan based on the performance data

 

Creates individual Plans of Care

 

 

 

 

Speech and Language

Provides therapy designed to improve communication disorders as they affect educational performance

 

Maintains compliance with federal and state special education laws

 

Provides assessment and diagnostic services to identify student delays in speech and language

 

Collaborates with district personnel, parents and other providers to develop interventions

 

Provides professional development support to district personnel as needed for speech and language communication

 

Creates Individual Educational Plans for students with speech and language delays

 

Benefits:

Networks with other therapist, district personnel, other related service providers

 

Services are provided to students and districts on an as needed basis (full or part time)

 

 

Speech and Language PathologyLinda Chambers, Physical TherapistSpeech and Language Pathology

Adapted Physical Education (APE)

Provides individualized physical education instruction or services to students with exceptional physical needs due to gross motor developmental delays or other impairments

 

Collaborates with physical education teachers and intervention specialists on developing instruction

 

Completes various sections of initial and

re-evaluations when needed

 

Assists with writing IEP

 

Advocates for students