An occupational therapist assists those of all ages and with various diagnoses to be able to function better in their everyday activities. Play, educational, and self-care activities are the primary occupations children engage in. School-based occupational therapy services at Alcott are designed to facilitate a child’s success while engaging in these three areas. For more information on occupational therapy at Alcott School, contact Marilyn Donnellan, Director of Special Education at 914 693-3737 x 1108. Below are links to great resources our OT Department has put together:
O.T. focuses on key areas such as:
O.T. Services Include:
Please note that in order to qualify for these special education programs, children must be evaluated and found to be in need of service. All Programs are funded and regulated by the New York State Department of Health and Education and in Westchester County by the Westchester County Department of Health. There is no cost to parents for the special education services listed above. Transportation is provided for eligible children.