The Occupational Therapist at Clarke School is part of a dynamic team of therapists who support deaf and hard of hearing children and their parents in a center based EI and Preschool program. The OT at Clarke is responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing and conducting pediatric occupational therapy sessions to facilitate growth in sensory-motor, self-regulation and fine motor development. The OT also administers evaluations and assessments to determine a child’s level of function relative to age in such areas as fine motor skill development, sensory motor integration, sensory modulation, self-care and activities of daily living. The OT will develop a treatment plan and monitor progress for each child on his/her caseload. The OT also provides support in the classrooms to insure teachers, assistant teachers and other related service providers have the skill and information about strategies and needs to support all children in the development of health emotional regulation, sensory processing, visual processing, and fine motor skills. This position requires the use of clinical judgment, well developed communication skills, an understanding of Early Intervention Regulations and CPSE regulations and all related paperwork and reports and the ability to work well with coworkers and families of children.
The OT reports to the Director of Clarke School-New York.
*Full job description available upon request.
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