Related ServicesRelated Services are“supportive services [that] are required to assist a child witha disability to benefit from special education . . . ”[Section 300.24(a)].
School-based Occupational Therapy is a related service provided to facilitate a student's participation in school-related activities such as accessing the environment and the curriculum. Occupational Therapists provide interventions through collaboration and consultation with parents, teachers, and other educational staff to provide tools and strategies.
Physical Therapy is a related service in school settings, in which the focus is on making sure that students with mobility challenges are able to access their educational curriculum in all settings.