Special Education Medicaid Initiative (SEMI)

  • The Orange Public School District participates in the Federal Program Special Education Medicaid Initiative - SEMI. This program provides school districts with the opportunity to be reimbursed for medically-related services listed on the student's Individual Education Program. The services include Evaluations, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech/Language, Counseling, Nursing, and Transportation Services. 

    This reimbursement for these services does not affect the student's Medicaid benefits. 

Contact Information

  • Shelly Harper
    Executive Director of Special Education and Behavioral Intervention

    Ciera Thorton
    SEMI Coordinator

    451 Lincoln Avenue
    Orange, NJ 07050 

    Phone: 973-677-4027
    Fax: 973677-4035