Related Services & Therapies

Resources/Tools for DOE Occupational and Physical Therapists

Resources/Tools for DOE Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists


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This Month's Spotlight

The Caseload Management Tools, Personnel Information Update Form, Tuition Reimbursement Instruction have been updated for SY 2014-2015. Please see below under Administrative Tools and Resources.

ORS Lending Library is now open. How to borrow:
  1. Browse the inventory below under Clinical Resources.
  2. Email the name of the material, your name, school and your phone number.
  3. You will receive instructions on how you will receive the material.
  4. When you are ready to return the material, arrange return by emailing
*If another therapist is interested in a material that you have borrowed, you will receive an email from Otherwise, there is no limit in the amount of time you can keep the material.

School-Based Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Practice Guide

The Guide is now available online. Please see below under “Clinical Tools

Scholarship Opportunities

Occupational and Physical Therapy Scholarship Program
Since 1990, in order to address staffing shortages, the New York City Department of Education has offered a scholarship program in Occupational and Physical Therapy. Students in their 3rd, 4th or graduate year of professional study in Occupational and Physical Therapy at participating colleges or universities in New York State Education Department accredited programs are eligible to apply. Scholarships will be granted through a selection process involving an interview and review of academic records, writing samples and references, and is contingent upon continued funding for the program.

If you are interested please fill out the online application.

For further information on the OT/PT Scholarship Program, please contact:

Rita Venekas
NYC Department of Education
Office of Related & Contractual Services
28-11 Queens Plaza North
Room 502
Long Island City, NY 11101

Clinical Tools

Clinical Resources

Administrative Tools & Resources