State Guidelines for OT and PT Services

  • Are there guidelines or criteria in Texas for School Based OT and PT?

  • In the school setting, does the Plan of Care review require the PT to do an onsite visit with the student?

  • Must a school district provide OT and PT to a student enrolled in a private school or Head Start program? What might that look like?

  • Are OTs in Texas allowed to diagnose Sensory Processing Disorder?

  • Who can sign a referral for OT or PT in the school setting in Texas?

  • When must the Texas school-based OT obtain a medical referral?