Special Education → Services → Physical Disabilities
8001 Lynnbrook Drive
Bethesda, MD 20814
Patricia Janus, Supervisor
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The office of Physical Disabilities, which is located in the Division of Prekindergarten, Special Programs and Related Services within the Department of Special Education Services, has three major functions. The primary function of this office is to provide occupational and physical therapy to children and students with disabilities from birth to age 21 as part of an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or Individualized Education Program (IEP) in order to access the MCPS curriculum. Physical Disabilities also provides special education and related services for students with physical and health related disabilities at Forest Knolls Elementary and Judith Resnik Elementary. Thirdly, consultation and training in assistive technology and universal design for learning (UDL) are provided by the High Incidence Accessible Technology (HIAT) team located within Physical Disabilities.