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Physical Therapists

ACES Collaborative Programs in Hamden, CT supplies physical therapists for the Derby Public Schools.

Physical therapists focus on assisting students to acquire the functional abilities necessary to access educational materials and adapt to their educational environment.  They may help students with daily activities related to educational participation, adapt the performance context, teach alternative methods, or facilitate the use of assistive devices.  PTs assess the areas of safety, access, and mobility and their impact on the student's ability to learn.  Physical therapists in schools work with other educational professionals, members of the community and families to help all students engage in their educational activities.  This collaboration is also the foundation for promoting the participation of students with disabilities in the general educational environment.  


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District Wide Events

  • May 28, 2018
    • Memorial Day - No school
    May 29, 2018
    • Plant and Facilities Committee 5:30 PMBradley School Library, 155 David Humphreys RoadAgenda 
    • Special Meeting - Student Matter 6:30 PMBradley School Library, 155 David Humphreys RoadAgenda
    May 30, 2018
    • Special Meeting - Superintendent's Evaluation 6:30 PMDerby Middle School Library Media CenterAgenda 
  • Jun 5, 2018
    • Field House and Baseball Field Building Committee 5:30 PM to 6:30 PMDMS Cafetorium
    • Committee of the Whole 6:30 PMDMS Cafetorium

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