Services for the Physically Impaired (PI)
and Other Health Impaired (OHI)
. . . provide technical assistance, resources, and ongoing consultation to learners, educational staff, families and agencies for learners with physical or health impairments.
. . . assistance in criteria interpretation of special education services of Physically Impaired and Other Health Impaired.
. . . provide inservice and resource materials for school staff and/or peers about PI and OHI and its implications in the school environment.
. . . provide recommendations regarding curriculum adaption and modifications for student’s physical or health impairment
. . . assist in the development of appropriate expectations related to work completion or other school behaviors.
. . . provide peer, teacher and paraprofessional instruction in:
*development of independence in work completion
*organization system design and maintenance
*adaptions of daily assignments
*facilitate appropriate peer interaction
. . . monitor learner programming through school contact, observation, staff or learner interviews
. . . participate in program planning and development of Individual Education Program (IEP) goals and objectives, and transition and vocational plans, when appropriate
. . . be IEP team member of students whose primary disability is Physical Impairment
. . . participate in formal and informal assessment and reassessment
. . . assist in planning safety and emergency procedures
. . . provide ongoing consultation to learners, families and educational staff on strategies, materials, recent research