Occupational & Physical Therapy Services

Occupational and Physical Therapy services are provided to eligible children in a variety of educational settings. Children ages 3-5 receive services in the home, community site or a Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES preschool center-based classroom. Children ages 5-21 receive services within their academic setting. Services may be provided in the classroom, in a small group setting or individually, depending on student needs.

Occupational Therapy

Provided by an Occupational Therapist (OTR) to address areas of need including:
  • Fine motor and visual perceptual skills which may impact handwriting and other academic areas
  • Sensory processing dysfunction impacting on a student's ability to participate effectively in the educational environment
  • Strength and range of motion
  • Self-help skills
  • Transition skills to be successful in the post secondary environment

Physical Therapy

Provided by a Physical Therapist (PT) to address areas of need including:
  • Gross motor skills such as balance, coordination and locomotor
  • Gait abnormalities
  • Sensorimotor dysfunction impacting on a student's ability to participate effectively in the educational environment
  • Strength and range of motion
  • Adaptive equipment needs

For more information, please contact:

Amy Piatek
Department Chair 
160 Wallace Way
Rochester, NY 14624
Ph: (585) 617-2312
Fax: (585) 349-8897
[email protected]
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