Flow Sheet for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy For Children Aged Three Through Grade Twelve O.T. or P.T. Referral Received • O.T. or P.T. Request for Screening form received • Referrals can come from SPED team members, SPED teachers, General Education teachers, parents, etc. O.T. or P.T. Screening • Therapist makes appointment with teacher and goes to screen student • Therapist may see the student in the classroom or in other places in the building depending upon the concern. (Example: playground, in music class, in the cafeteria, etc.) • Therapist should observe student while doing an activity related to the area of the concern for the referral Documentation of the • Therapist completes the O.T. or P.T. Screening Screening Report • Screening report is distributed to the parent, the teacher (SPED and/or General Education), the AEA team representative, the building principal. Copies can be given to other team members, if pertinent. Results of the Screening • No therapy recommended or needed • Therapist may provide suggested interventions and/or modifications to be tried with the student • A General Education Intervention or GEI may be warranted General Education Plan or GEI • A team writes a General Education Intervention Plan for student • Therapist may design interventions and work with general education teachers to implement and monitor those interventions. • Data will be collected by the teacher and reviewed with the therapist. • Changes are made to the GEI as needed. Results of the General • Problem is solved—no further intervention or Education Intervention Plan or therapy is needed GEI • Progress has been made—changes may be needed to the GEI • Progress has been made—interventions seem to be working—team should meet and decide whether or not an evaluation is needed or not O.T. or P.T. Evaluation • Therapist provides the evaluation using the RIOT—Review, Interview, Observe, and Test Documentation of the • Therapist completes the O.T. or P.T. Evaluation Evaluation form—copies are provided to the parent and a copy is kept with the therapist’s file. Copies are NOT sent to other team members. • Therapist will cut and paste pertinent information from the O.T. or P.T. Evaluation into the Educational Evaluation Report. Copies of the EER will be shared with other team members. O.T. or P.T. Evaluation Results • No further therapy is needed or indicated. • Therapy is recommended. o Direct—therapist works directly with the student (expertise of the therapist is required) o Integrative—therapist works with the student and also works with the teacher to incorporate interventions into the student’s program o Consultative—therapist consults mostly with the teacher; may see the student to monitor progress o Episodic—therapist will be available for the teacher/student’s needs periodically throughout the school year; NO GOAL is needed; Must be less frequent than once a month Other Forms of Documentation • Therapist will document each visit and contact on the O.T. or P.T. Progress Note or O.T. or P.T. Service Record. These are to be kept in the therapist’s file. • COTA Supervision Forms will be completed by the Occupational Therapist when they provide supervision for the COTA. • At a visit the therapist may document the visit on the O.T. or P.T. Activity Suggestions form. Copies are: (1) kept in the therapist’s file, (2) given to the parent, and/or (3) given to the teacher. This form can also be used to document any equipment or material loaned to the student, family, or classroom.
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