Related Services

Speech, occupational therapy and psychological services are only a few of the Related Services that may be needed by students with disabilities. This workshop will teach parents how students become eligible for Related Services, as well as how those services are delivered and coordinated. An overview of all Related Services under IDEA will be provided.


Comments that Parents Hear: “I have used up all the time allotted on the IEP, therefore I am now only visiting your son as a favor which is why I make unscheduled visits to his class…”

Unfortunately, parents at times realize that they are not sure of the amount of services that their child is receiving or other aspects of the delivery of related services. Recently, a parent wrote that they just learned that a COTA (Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant) rather than an OT was working with their child.

“I have used up all the time allotted on the IEP, therefore I am now only visiting your son as a favor which is why I make unscheduled visits to his class. Oh, you misunderstood, I meant that the minutes on the IEP are minimum minutes, but I don’t understand the district’s six day schedule, and my schedule is such that I cannot make scheduled visits to your child.”

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Related Services

Speech, occupational therapy and psychological services are only a few of the Related Services that may be needed by students with disabilities. This workshop will teach parents how students become eligible for Related Services, as well as how those services are delivered and coordinated. An overview of all Related Services under IDEA will be provided.


Related Services

Speech, occupational therapy and psychological services are only a few of the Related Services that may be needed by students with disabilities. This workshop will teach parents how students become eligible for Related Services, as well as how those services are delivered and coordinated. An overview of all Related Services under IDEA will be provided.