Welcome to the Therapy Services division of BLaST Intermediate Unit #17! Therapy services are an integral part of a comprehensive, individualized educational program for many students, allowing recipients greater access to and participation in their educational environments. Our highly qualified staff includes speech/language pathologists, occupational therapists, certified occupational therapy assistants, and contracted physical therapists.
Our certified and/or licensed professional therapy staff members provide comprehensive assessment and meaningful therapeutic intervention to eligible students ages 5-21 years attending any one of the nineteen school districts located within Bradford, Lycoming, Sullivan, and Tioga counties. Our specialized staff members are skilled in working with students having a wide variety of disabilities who are also in need of specially designed instruction in order to progress within the educational environment. Speech/Language assessment and therapy is also available to eligible students attending any one of the thirty-five non-public schools located within our four county region.
Services we provide:
We are very proud of the high level of assistance our therapeutic staff members provide to students. Take a minute to check out a more detailed description of each therapy service. Please click on any of the “services we provide” listed above, and download a copy of each therapy brochure, which explains criteria for service. If, after reviewing the aforementioned information, you feel your child may benefit from any of the services listed above, please contact the Special Education Coordinator in your respective school district to discuss your concerns. I also welcome you to view our current therapy staff directory.
If you should have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact me.
Amy Wolfhope, Supervisor of Therapy Services
570-323-8561 ext. 1065