Mandate Breakdown
  • ABA - Applied Behavior Analysis can be provided by a LMSW, LCSW, psychologist, or teacher. Mandates can vary but are are usually 5x60 (five 60 min sessions per week - 1 hr per day), 10x60 (ten 60 min sessions per week - 2 hrs per day), 15x60 (fifteen 60 min sessions per week - 3 hrs per day), 20x60 (twenty 60 min sessions per week - 4 hrs per day)

  • SI - Special Instruction can be provided by a LMSW, LCSW, psychologist, or teacher. Mandates vary greatly such as 1x30 per week (one 30 mins session per week), 2x30 (two 30 min sessions per week), 3x30 (three 30 min sessions per week), 1x60 (one 60 min session per week), and so on. Mandates can also be monthly such as 1x60 a month (one 60 min session per month)

  • SW - Social Work can be provided by a LMSW or LCSW. Mandates can vary but are commonly 1x60 per week (one 60 min session per week) or can also be monthly such as 1x60 per MONTH (one 30 min session for the month)

  • PT - Physical Therapy can be provided by a physical therapist. Mandates can vary but are commonly 1x30 per week (one 30 min session per week), or 2x30 (two 30 min sessions per week). It is rare to receive a monthly mandate.

  • OT - Occupational Therapy can be provided by an Occupational Therapist or Occupational Therapist Assistant. Mandates can vary but are usually 1x30 per week (one 30 min session per week), or 2x30 (two 30 min sessions per week). It is rare to receive a monthly mandate. Rarely, 60 min cases may also be offered.

  • ST - Speech Therapy can be provided by a Speech Therapist Mandates can vary but are usually 1x30 per week (one 30 min session per week) 2x30 (two 30 min sessions per week). It is rare to receive a monthly mandate. Mandates are sometimes as high as 4x30 (four 30 min sessions per week)