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  • Overview of School-Based Practice for Related Service Providers Updated Course Now Available!

    This self-paced course provides an overview of school practice from an interprofessional perspective. This content can be helpful to orient practitioners to school practice. Current related service providers, new graduates, contracted providers, experienced therapists transitioning to work in public schools for the first time, and students considering employment in school-based practice (e.g., Psychologists, OTs/OTAs, PTs/PTAs, … Continued

  • Applying an Ethical Lens to Workload Management for School-Based OT Practitioners

    Recorded Session of the 2023 Ethics Course is now live!

    If you registered you should have already received a link to the course or you can register here!

  • EC Handbook

    Parent Rights & Responsibilities in Special Education: NC Notice of Procedural Safeguards

    Parent Rights Parent Rights (Spanish) It is important that you understand the Procedural Safeguards (legal rights) provided for you and your child with a disability. In this document, you will find a new section in more user-friendly language that summarizes the rights and responsibilities of parents in the special education process. Acronyms and terms often used in … Continued

  • OT Spotlight – Bonnie Engellau, Susan Matznick and Haley Ross

    Three Occupational Therapists ( Bonnie Engellau, Susan Matznick and Haley Ross) from Guilford County Schools Assistive Technology Team contributed to presenting at ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association), a national conference for sellers and providers of technology-based assistive devices/services for people with disabilities. Their presentation, “How Do You Eat An Elephant?” The Development of an AT … Continued

  • Guilford COunty Schools OTs volunteering at Backpack Beginnings in April 2023

    OT Spotlight – Guilford County Schools OTs

    A group of Guilford County Schools’ OTs celebrated OT Month by volunteering at Backpack Beginnings, a local non-profit that provides weekend meal packages & other daily living resources for students, as a way to celebrate OT Month and give back to the community. The GCS OTs put together more than 200 weekend meal supplies for … Continued