Welcome to Related Services!”Related services” includes Speech and Language, Occupational and Physical Therapy. Services are provided through a team approach. Strategies are integrated into the classroom.
Definition of ” Related Services” from VDOE “Related services” means transportation and such developmental, corrective, and other supportive services as are required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education. Definition of “Speech and Language Impairment” under IDEA: “(11) Speech or language impairment means a communication disorder, such as stuttering, impaired articulation, a language impairment, or a voice impairment, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance.” [34 CFR §300.8(c)(11] Role of a School Based Speech Language Pathologist according to VDOE: The focus of school-based speech-language pathologists is the communication abilities of students. . The school-based speech-language pathologist’s goal is to remediate, improve, or alleviate student communication problems within the educational environment. .
Carmela Del Vecchio, Occupational Therapist
G. Michelle Alvarez, Speech Language Pathologist
Alison Maltz, Speech Language Pathologist
IMPORTANT LINKS FOR FAMILIES
- Special Education Parent Resource Center: http://www.apsva.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=2881
- Family Resource Center Binder: /wp-content/uploads/legacy_assets/hoffmanboston/4681f023aa-Binder.pdf
- APS Family Academy:http://www.apsva.us/site/Default.aspx?PageID=2808