To meet the individualized needs of our students, Melmark New England allied health services professionals work alongside teachers.
Speech and Language Therapy: Several speech and language therapists are on staff to provide early language training for our verbal and non-verbal students. In addition, they provide continued training in the areas of reading, social-communication, play and, when appropriate, the use of alternative, augmentative communication systems.
Occupational Therapy: Our occupational therapists provide our students with training for fine motor needs, writing needs, daily living skills, domestic routines and mealtime skills as well as meal preparation.
Physical Therapy: We have one physical therapist and a physical therapy assistant on staff to aid students with gross motor needs, coordination, motor planning and balance.
Nursing: Our R.N. Nursing staff oversee the general health of our student population.