Speech & Occupational Therapy Services

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Staying true to our roots as the Lake County Association for Crippled Children, TradeWinds continues to provide speech and occupational therapy services in local classrooms.

State licensed and a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), TradeWinds’ Speech Therapist is responsible for the following:

  • Participate in the development and annual review of the Individual Education Plans (IEP) and serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services in individual, classroom and small group settings in accordance to IEP goals.
  • Perform evaluations to provide evaluations of students to determine their functional levels and identify special needs.
  • Utilize professional skills and judgement in assessing and treating disorders of speech, voice, language and hearing in school age students Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade.
  • Utilize recognized and speech-language pathology techniques and procedures in delivery of specialized services.
  • Provide counsel and instruction to teachers, parents, families and caregivers of children diagnosed with speech and language disorders.

State licensed with credentials from the national Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.® (NBCOT), TradeWinds’ Occupational Therapist is responsible for the following:

  • Participate in the development and annual review of the Individual Education Plans (IEP) and serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Provide diagnostic and therapeutic services in individual, classroom and small group settings in accordance to IEP goals.
  • Perform evaluations to provide evaluations of students to determine their functional levels and identify special needs.
  • Develop and implement effective treatment plans to provide services for self-help, functional mobility, environmental adaptations, adaptive equipment, positioning, motor functions and sensory processing.
  • Plan and implement therapeutic activities for students that will enhance their ability to benefit from their education al experience.
  • Utilize recognized and accepted occupational therapy policies and procedures in delivery of specialized services to school age students Pre-Kindergarten through 12th Grade.
  • Provide counsel and instruction to teachers, parents, families and caregivers of children diagnosed with occupational therapy needs.