Services @ DCEC
Psychological services at Dale Cassens include counseling, consultation and assessment. Counseling is primarily offered for students with behavioral problems in individual sessions each week. Consultation occurs with the mental health and state agencies as well as school district staff.
Speech/Language therapy provides a wide range of services including screening students, diagnostic testing, student placement, parent and teacher consultations, teacher collaboration, and speech and language therapy targeting articulation/phonology, language, voice, and fluency. Speech therapy addresses speech intelligibility and appropriate voice utilization. Language therapy addresses utilization of functional and social language skills as well as complex and targeted rules for syntax, semantics, and pragmatic development.
Occupational Therapy provides functionally based interventions to allow a student to adapt to his/her educational environment. The areas emphasized in the Occupational Therapy are positioning, self help skills, visual motor, visual perceptual, and fine motor functioning.
Physical Therapy provides functionally based interventions to maintain a student’s ability to adapt to his/her environment. The areas emphasized in Physical Therapy are mobility, positioning, and gross motor functioning.