Continuum of service
Models and Examples
I. Service Delivery Models
3. Another District
4. Education Service Center
5. Adaptive Physical Education
6. Consult Teacher Services
7. Speech Therapy
8. Occupational Therapy
9. Physical Therapy
10. Music Therapy
11. Interpreting Services
13. Resource Room
14. Home and hospital placement
15. Interim alternate setting
II. Description of Each Continuum of Service
1. Center-based designed for children with varying developmental delays and disabilities
2. Itinerant-teacher program is taught by a certified special education teacher.
3. Another district might be able to provide a program not offered in district.
4. Education Service Center offers training and support to teachers and administrators.
5. Adaptive physical education helping the child with a disability participate in PE.
6. Providing direct or indirect services to the student with a disability in a general education class.
7. ST works in the area of language.
8. OT works on fine motor skills.
9. PT works on gross motor skills.
10. MT is a combination of speech and occupational therapy.
11. Interpreting services help foreign language as well as those in need of sign language.
12. Technology covers many things including communication devices, computers, and iPads.
13. Resource Room supplements the regular classroom.
14. Home and hospital placement if the child is too fragile or sick to attend school.
15. Interim alternate setting suspended or removed students.
III. Examples of Each Service
1. Center-based are classes for students of varying abilities.
2. Itinerant-teacher program is for students with disabilities allowing them to receive services.
3. Out-of-district allows students to attend programs in another district at the expense of their own district.
4. Classes offered by the state or district for training purposes.
5. PE class designed with the abilities of the special education students in mind.
6. Direct or indirect services allow a special education teacher to push-in or pull-out.
7. ST works on the language abilities of the students.
8. OT works on hand writing, pencil position, etc.
9. PT works on balance, strengthening, and gross motor skills.
10. MT is a combination of OT and ST while allowing students to enjoy music.
11. An interpreter for the student or the parent in that person native language or in sign language.
12. Technology covers getting students what they need for communicating and completing work.
13. This can include Title I reading.
14. Teachers are sent to the home or hospital to work with and retrieve tests from these students.
15. Students that have been expelled or are in jeopardy of being kicked out of school are sent to these programs.
IV. Professional Who Provide the Services.
1. Certified Teacher
2. Special Education Teacher.
3. Certified teacher or special education teacher
4. Teachers or professionals hired by the state and districts.
5. Special Physical Education teacher.
6. Special Education teacher
7. Speech therapist
8. Occupational therapist
9. Physical Therapist
10. Music Therapist
11. A person certified by the district to translate or interpret a foreign language or sign language
12. Person trained and certified in the area of technology as it relates to those with disabilities.
13. Certified reading teacher or special education teacher
14. Certified Teacher.
15. Certified Teacher.