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School-based occupational therapy services at Alcott School are designed to facilitate a child’s success while engaging in play, educational. and self-care activities.


OT services include:

  • Evaluation of the child’s strengths and limitations through standardized testing, developmental checklists, clinical observations and interviews with parents/caregivers

  • Identification of adaptations necessary for the child’s successful participation in the classroom and on the playground, as well as carryover at home

  • Treatment sessions provided in the classroom, gym or playground environment (“push-in”) and in the sensory gym (“pull-out”)

  • Consultation with the parent/caregiver


For more information contact Dawn Smith, Occupational Therapy Coordinator, at 914-693-3737 ext. 1122

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.

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