Related services are determined by evaluation data and the IEP committee, and are provided to help students access the general curriculum. Individual service providers are itinerant and serve a variety of schools within Academy District 20.
Students can receive speech services for articulation, voice, fluency and/or language development. This can be provided in a variety of settings including direct services, in-class support or through a pull-out delivery model.
Statewide Augmentative Alternative Assessment Communication (SWAAAC)
Students can receive alternative technologies to communicate and learn in the classroom as determined through the SWAAAC evaluation and IEP committee. Such technologies may include writing or other computer software programs or communication devices.
If students are identified with a vision loss, they may be able to receive services to support their learning in the classroom. This can be provided in a variety of settings including some direct services or through in-class support and may include Braille instruction, modified materials or technology (such as closed circuit televisions) or other supports.
Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy (OT/PT)
Students with significant fine and/or gross motor deficits may qualify for supports to enable them to benefit from their educational environment. This can be provided in a variety of settings including some direct services or through in-class support. Students may receive writing or cutting devices, standers and/or various other fine or gross motor equipment to enable them to access instruction.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Itinerant Services (DHH)
These related services can be provided for students who do not require center-based levels of support. Services can be provided in a variety of settings including in-class support, direct services or through a pull-out model.