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Tips for GETTING ORGANIZED at the start of the school year | School-Based Therapy
Denice Tucker, OTR
Manager, School-Based Therapy Services, HCDE
Print a map
of the district from the district website to locate schools.
your student "folders" so you have needed information about each of
your students. These may be digital folders. Or if your district still uses
paper (“soft”) folders, collect them a
nd find out where they
(are current copies of goals and objectives,
accommodations/modifications, and services page in your student f
(time, frequency, duration) and check to make sure
your records matches that on the service page in the IEP.
If you are a PT, check to make sure the
for your students are up
Familiarize yourself with the student’s
office staff, diagnosticians
at your schools and
and find out their
; find out when the student is doing
the activity the activity
the IEP is
addressing; give them your contact information.
system to manage documentation, such as a notebook with
in your district.
students in the classroom.
and decide how to serve students in context by
intervention plan. If needed, write a plan
for your OTA
that pertain to your schools and know the process to proceed.
Identify district procedures for securing
Ask about the
in your district.
Determine how and where to obtain needed
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Denice Tucker, OTR, manager, school-based therapy services, HCDE
Tips to get organized at the start of the school year.
Created at 9/27/2019 11:45 AM by Srivani Erukulla
Last modified at 8/18/2022 11:28 AM by Janine Calmes
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