NSSED Occupational Therapists
facilitate fine motor development and sensorimotor performance,
promote independence in daily living skills, and increase
functional skills through the use of adaptations.
Provide comprehensive motor and
functional evaluations, re-evaluations and assessments.
Formulate goals and objectives based
on students' needs as determined by educational team.
Provide intervention in the
Collaborate with educational team on
strategies and techniques to support students' educational
program (home program, positioning, materials,
Facilitate inclusion of students by
modifying the educational environment (classrooms, electives,
Collaborate with educational team to
assess and suggest appropriate assistive technologies
(switches, alternative writing methods, computer access).
Offer inservice opportunities to
local schools and districts on subjects related to functional
motor performance (activities of daily living, hand development,
Supervise certified occupational
therapy assistants and clinical affiliates.
Collaborate with colleagues and
parents in order to share information and expertise to plan and
implement effective student programs.
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