Related Services

Designated Instructional Services

Children with disabilities often need and have to the right additional services. In California most of these services are called Designated Instructional Services (DIS). They include but are not limited to:

  • Assistive technology
  • Audiology
  • Counseling services
  • Early identification
  • Medical services
  • Occupational therapy
  • Parent counseling and training
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychological services
  • Recreation
  • School health services
  • Social work services in schools
  • Speech pathology
  • Transportation


Federal Law Related Services Include:

Educationally related mental health services (ERMHS)