Illinois Association Therapy Department
Department provides physical therapy and occupational therapy services.
Therapy services aim to enhance each student's educational potential,
supporting instruction through referral, evaluation, intervention,
Referral and Evaluation: Students are assessed to determine their
physical, sensorimotor, and/or developmental needs.
Intervention and Collaboration: Therapists support education by
working with teams to:
goals to support educational success.
classroom environments and equipment.
activities to enhance independence with school routines.
intervention that will improve function.
offered to support intervention include:
Seating and Wheelchair Clinics, where specialists and therapists assist
families in obtaining specialized equipment.
Clinics, staffed with a pediatric orthopedic medical specialist.
training in selected areas including gross and fine motor development,
sensory processing, and body mechanics and transfers.
of school-based physical and occupational therapy services:
- Hand Splinting
of school activities
Jill Tabone, MBA, CCC-SLP
Therapy Department Operations Executive