ABOUT SBTS

SCHOOL BASED THERAPY SERVICES
An Approved Agency by the New Jersey Department of Education, School Based Therapy Services continues to grow and evolve to better meet the related services needs of the school districts we work with. SBTS specializes in program development, from the initial evaluation, IEP collaboration, to delivering the related services. Our talented and dedicated staff members are highly effective and efficient, which allows districts to lower costs without compromising the quality of care offered to students.



Program Highlights


  • Therapist owned and operated agency.
  • Owners coordinate therapy program in conjunction with Director of Special Services and Child Study Team.
  • Experience servicing districts of all sizes
  • Highly trained staff providing therapies.
  • Approved Clinic and Agency as required by the NJ Department of Education.
  • Stringent evaluation procedures that utilize well researched, standardized assessments to ensure eligibility for educationally relevant therapy as opposed to clinic/center based or medically based services.

    • Example: A child must score with a 33% delay in one area of functioning or have obtained a 25% delay in two or more areas of functioning to qualify for services.
    • If a child cannot participate in a standardized assessment only well researched observational tools/check lists are utilized which yield normative data based upon age or grade equivalent.
  • Distribution of quarterly report cards and yearly progress reports containing goals that align with NJDOE Core Curriculum Content Standards.
  • Maintenance of therapy attendance logs and daily documentation following each session as required by state law.
  • Experience in lecturing at universities, hospitals, local school districts, private schools, and parent support groups.
  • Expertise in developing and implementing therapy programs.
  • Created and implemented numerous successful inclusion/push in model programs in Northern NJ for the Pre-School Disabled Population
  • Developed and implemented highly successful mainstream Life Skills Programs and Lunch Bunch Social Skills Groups for children with Autism
  • Advocates in providing therapies within the classroom to ensure carry-over by teachers/paraprofessionals and maximize time children spend in the least restrictive environment.
  • Currently lead multiple groups for self-contained classes focusing on fine motor, perception, sensory processing, and self-care. Groups maximize the number of students treated per day while maintaining IEP compliance as well as educate teachers and staff.
  • Competitive rates, accurate billing which can be cross referenced with daily therapy logs and biweekly timesheets.