Occupational & Physical Therapy

What is Occupational Therapy?
School-based occupational therapy is a related service that helps a child access, participate, and progress with activities relevant to the school day within their school environment. Occupational therapists use purposeful and functional tasks to facilitate a child's active participation in self-maintenance, academic and vocational pursuits that occur in school environments. Using direct and indirect services, as well as assistive technology and environmental modifications, school occupational therapists collaborate with teachers, other educational staff, and parents to help implement a child's education program

What is Physical Therapy?
Physical Therapy is a related service, which is designed to help students access their school environment and participate safely and to the best of their ability in their academic curriculum. School physical therapists address functional limitations such as difficulties with mobility, transitions or gross motor skills, as well as interventions that address impairments that contribute to those functional limitations such as posture, balance, strength, and coordination. Difficulties in these areas must impact upon student participation in their educational program and environment.

Special Education/
Student Services

Malberg Administration Building
45 Ranoldo Terrace
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034-0391
Phone: (856) 429-5600

Special Education Team

LaCoyya Weathington
Director of Pupil Services
(856) 429-5600, x4431

Rebecca Metzger
Supervisor of Special Education
(856) 429-5600, x4417

Trina Scott
Supervisor of Special Education
(856) 429-5600, x4320

Joann DiGiacomo
Supervisor of Special Education
(856) 429-5600, x4424

Amy Edinger
Special Education Colleague Teacher
(856) 429-5600 x4365


Joanna Johnson
(856) 429-5600 x4417

Fran Robey
(856) 429-5600 x4320

Terry Sherlock
(856) 429-5600 x4416

Marge Walter
(856) 429-5600 x4431

Arden Wise
(856) 429-5600 x4424

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