Evidence-based Resources and Training Priority Areas, Publications, and Symposiums

Evidence-based Resources and Training Priority Areas

The 10 Resources and Training Priority Areas are as follows:

Resources

The California Department of Education, Special Education Division contracts with CalSTAT to produce written, recorded, and printed materials for large scale dissemination across the state.

Guidelines for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in California Public Schools

Guidelines for Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy in California Public Schools (Revised 2013) adobe pdf (1.9mb) | HTML
The purpose of Occupational therapy (OT) and Physical therapy (PT) in the public school setting is to support positive educational outcomes as described by the State of California State Performance Plan (California Department of Education 2009). Occupational therapy and physical therapy, two distinct and unique professions, work with the educational team to support a child's ability to gain access to the general education curriculum, meet state standards, make adequate yearly progress, participate in postsecondary education, and become functional independent citizens upon graduation. If you have questions related to this document, please contact Dan Boomer, Special Education Consultant, at DBoomer@cde.ca.gov

Training Symposiums

Training symposiums can be found on the California Department of Education Common Core Resources for Special Education Resources page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/cc/.