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Occupational Therapy & Physical Therapy Guidelines

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Guidelines for providing Occupational and Physical Therapy
In the Missouri Public Schools and other Responsible Public Agencies


OT/PT Guidelines Revisions

March 2009

The Guidelines for Providing Occupational and Physical Therapy has undergone slight revision since posting October 2008.  Following is a list of these revisions for quick reference:

PAGE

REVISION

6, 46

 Contact information for MO Health Net and reference to DESE webinar to assist districts with documentation and billing  requirements has been added.

9, 10,

 Under School-Based OT/PT, reference to the Missouri State Plan regarding related services added as well as procedure codes

13

 Clarification of educational requirements for OT

15

 Clarification of educational requirements for PT

17,18,45

 Inserted information regarding PT serving students with chronic illness

26

 Removed the reference to OT/PT as standalone service

28

 Removed “State Educational Agency (SEA)” regarding making Request for Consideration of Initial Evaluation

36-38

 Inserted “least restrictive environment” clarification under Types of Service Delivery Model

39

 Under “Discontinuation of Services” removed bulleted item regarding lack of progress

48

 Inserted link to assistive technology information in MO State Plan under question #3