Social work service in a school setting is considered a related service. It is provided to address the needs of children whose social/emotional development impacts their ability to succeed academically within the school setting and develop appropriate adult/peer relationships. The social worker works collaboratively with the child’s educational team toward developing greater insight into the social/emotional functioning of the students and towards the development of new techniques to assist the student.
Did you know that 1 in 110 children born in 2011 will have autism. For boys it is 1 in 70. - AutismSpeaks.com