Related Services

Related Services are support services needed to help children with disabilities benefit from special education. Related services are identified by the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Team when the IEP is written.

Related services do not stand alone. In other words, a student who only requires a related service is not considered a student with a disability.

The following are all related services:

  • Attendant services

  • Audiology

  • Counseling

  • Guide services

  • Interpreter services

  • Medical services (i.e. services provided by a licensed physician to determine a child's medically-related disability)

  • Occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant services (please view the Occupational Therapy Guide

  • Orientation and mobility services

  • Parent counseling and training

  • Physical therapy and physical therapy assistant services

  • Reader services

  • Recreation

  • Rehabilitation counseling services

  • School health services

  • School nursing services

  • School psychological services

  • Social work services in schools

  • Speech-language pathology services

  • Transportation

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