Who We Are:

The Related Service Consultants serve in a variety of ways to support and advance the provision of occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech and language services in schools. Services include consultation and technical assistance; provision of professional learning; distribution of professional news and information; facilitation of intrastate communication among occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, other related service providers, administrators, and educational personnel. Related Service Consultants build cohesion among school-based therapists through statewide networking activities including a monthly virtual discussion group, annual school-based therapy conference, and email communication. This program also works with other state agencies and stakeholders.

What We Do:

  • Web-based material, tools, resources
  • Annual state-wide school-based therapy conference
  • Evaluation loan program
  • Virtual Community of Practice meetings

To receive the latest information on upcoming events, professional learning opportunities and news, subscribe to the Arkansas School-based Therapy Group Email List.

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School-Based Therapy Community of Practice

2022/23 Meeting Dates

October 26, 2022 , February 22, 2023, & April 26, 2023

3:00-3:30

 This Community of Practice is open to all school-based professionals in the state of Arkansas.

No registration required!

Meeting ID: 883 5505 7747 | Passcode: OTPTSLP

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Resources

Short-Term Loan

Browse Items

Click above to browse the esOPTS short-term loan program, containing a growing selection of assistive technology, curriculum, and evaluations, available to all Arkansas public schools.

Free Assessments

View List

Click above to view a compiled list of free open access assessments available for download.

State Guidance

Guides & Resources

Click above to view various resources and state guidance documents applicable to related-service professionals.

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To receive the latest information on upcoming events, professional learning opportunities and news, subscribe to the Arkansas School-based Therapy Group Email List.