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Answering some frequently asked questions about dismissing a student from school-based occupational therapy or physical therapy services.
Tips for steps to take to start the school year
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Preliminary Telehealth Guidelines
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Discusses provision of direct
services versus consultative (indirect) services compared to integrated
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Summarizes evidence for use of Social
Stories for persons with ASD as given in the book, Occupational Therapy Practice Guidelines for Individuals with
Autism Spectrum Disorders (AOTA 2016).
How do we go about developing and
How to determine if missed visits
must be made up.
Ideas to help establish yourself as
part of the team.
Tips to get organized at the start
of the school year.
Update on the Sunset Review process
for the Texas OT and PT Licensing Board.
What to expect; Some differences
between school-based therapy and clinic-based therapy.
Wrapping up your school year: Making
sure your documentation is complete for the next year or the next
Evaluation tools for Adapted
PTs and OTs and Adapted Physical
Education in Texas
Points to consider when a parent
brings an advocate or lawyer to an ARD meeting.
Explains the focus on literacy in
Handwriting referrals to school
OTs related to STAAR and STAAR-A tests.
When is it time to dismiss a student
from therapy services?
The academic benefits of physical
Transitioning from caseload to
Screening for sleep deprivation.
Questioning the "why" behind lack of
motivation at school.
When to use standardized assessment