• Occupational Therapy

    Occupational therapists target goals related to self care and fine motor skills.  These may include skills related to writing, pinching, cutting, toileting, body awareness, and self regulation.  Children qualify for occupational services through the evaluation process and may qualify for a variety of service models.  At Marshfield R-I Schools, we are able to provide services in a variety of ways depending on the qualifications and needs of individual students.  Some therapists travel to homes, daycares, and preschools within the community, some provide itinerant services at a district location, and others are center based and provide services within specially designed early childhood education classrooms. 

  • Physical Therapy

    Physical therapists target goals related to large motor activities which often provide the foundation for school based tasks such as sitting, writing, moving within a classroom, or navigating the playground.  Physical therapists may target walking, core muscles, jumping, kicking, throwing, catching, running, using stairs, skipping, galloping, and rolling.  Children qualify for physical therapy services through the evaluation process and may qualify for a variety of service models.  At Marshfield R-I Schools, we are able to provide services in a variety of ways depending on the qualifications and needs of individual students.  Some therapists travel to homes, daycares, and preschools within the community, some provide itinerant services at a district location, and others are center based and provide services within specially designed early childhood education classrooms.

  • Speech Therapist

    Our Early Childhood Special Education program provides speech and language services to students who qualify during the IEP process.  The services include, but are not limited to, the following:

    - articulation
    - receptive language
    - expressive language
    - fluency
    - voice 
    - swallowing
     

    Children qualify for speech-language services through the evaluation process and may qualify for a variety of service models.  At Marshfield R-I Schools, we are able to provide services in a variety of ways depending on the qualifications and needs of individual students.  Some therapists travel to homes, daycare centers, and preschools within the community, some provide itinerant services at a district location, and others are center based and provide services within specially designed early childhood education classrooms.  The speech language pathologists are able to incorporate a variety of communication modalities including but not limited to:  picture exchange, visual communication boards, speech output device, and sign language.