Occupational Therapy services are available in all Oklahoma City Public Schools as a related service under the Special Education category.
A related service is defined as a supportive service that may be required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education.
Services provided include:
Comprehensive screenings and/or evaluations of a student's motor function as it relates to the achievement of educational goals, and to evaluate the student's access and participation in the educational environment.
Plan and implement activities that will support the team identified functional goals and objectives of the student's educational program. These activities might include handwriting, visual motor, visual perception, activities of daily living, fine motor skills, and strength and endurance.
Recommend writing devices, adaptive equipment, and other assistive technology devices.
Promote cooperative relationships with instructional staff, related service staff, administrators, and parents to improve the quality of student service.