Occupational Therapy (OT)
Here at Allegro School, Occupational Therapy is designed to enhance the student's ability to fully access and be successful in the learning environment. This is accomplished by addressing all areas of development including sensory processing, postural control, gross and fine motor skills, as well as self help abilities. Our occupational therapists strive to give specialized assistance to our students and teach them how to become as productive and functionally independent as possible.
Allegro School is an AVB (Applied Verbal Behavior) program. Speech therapy is provided on an individual basis as well as daily programming with the classroom. The Speech/Language Therapy department provides comprehensive communication training to students using a variety of modalities; including but not limited to verbal language, ASL (American Sign Language), PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) and various AAC (Augmentative Alternative Communication).
Pragmatic language is developed through peer and group interactions. Language therapy is utilized to increase student’s syntax in academic and social situations. Therapists provide training to classroom staff and families to increase generalization of communication skill development.