The Purpose of WAT

WAT is a multidisciplinary support team which consists of individuals who represent the eight school buildings within the Westfield Washington School district.  WAT’s goal is to serve as a resource and a support base to the child’s multidisciplinary team (parents, teachers, administrators, therapists, and support staff).

WAT’s purpose is to:

  • Help increase understanding of autism spectrum disorders and associated programming needs;
  • Facilitate problem-solving by collaborating with the child’s multidisciplinary team; and
  • Disseminate information to assist in providing effective programming for students.

WAT’s purpose is not to:

  • Diagnose autism spectrum disorders
  • Participate in case conferences.


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