Due to the inclement weather forecasted across areas of NC in the coming days, the plans for this meeting have been adjusted as follows: The agenda/topics (sent in previous email) for the morning session (9am-12pm) will be delivered virtually. Registered participants should have already received the login information. If you had cancelled previously and now … Continued
We are pleased to share a new resource: Leveraging Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy within MTSS for Student and Staff Success, located in the NC MTSS Implementation Guide 2.0 LiveBinder. We hope these resources will encourage occupational therapy (OT) and physical therapy (PT) practitioners to expand their involvement in MTSS and demonstrate their unique value … Continued
These on-demand modules provide background on why public schools recover costs for health services from Medicaid, the three programs available for Public School Unit (PSU) participation, how each program works, helpful practices and considerations for all who participate (and much more…). This course includes 4 modules; and will provide .3 CEUs (3 hours).
April is Occupational Therapy Month – thank you school-based OT practitioners for all you do to support students, families, staff, administrators, and communities across NC! Check out the AOTA OT Month Resources for ways to celebrate and promote our profession. In celebration of #OTMonth: What makes you proud to be an OT/OTA?
Meg is completing her fourteenth year as an OT with Guilford County Schools and her sixth year as Lead OT. In her role as Lead OT, one of Meg’s passions is creating or improving processes that encourage OT professional growth to better serve our students, teachers, and schools. Two years ago, after realizing that OTs … Continued
OT Spotlight – Educators of Excellence! During the 70th Conference on Exceptional Children in November 2021, nearly 100 educators from across the state were recognized as Educators of Excellence by their public school units. Several occupational therapy practitioners across the state received this award. We are proud of you and grateful for your work! Congratulations to … Continued
OT Spotlight – Cassie Fraser-Ball, Alamance Burlington School System! Shout out to Alamance-Burlington School System (ABSS) Occupational Therapist Cassie Fraser-Ball for spearheading the development of the ABSS Virtual Resource Hub for Exceptional Children and their families. The Hub lists resources primarily for middle and high school age students and is linked to the ABSS Website. … Continued