Physical therapy in a school setting promotes participation.
Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are integral members of school-based teams that ensure a free and appropriate education for students with disabilities and prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living in many cases.
Jan 1, 2020
Every student deserves the ability to succeed in the classroom and beyond. The IDEA and ESSA make that possible.
Additional School Based Physical Therapy Content
Apr 21, 2021 / Perspective
The COVID-19 pandemic brought unique challenges to all PTs, but especially those that work in the school-based setting.
Mar 30, 2020 / Open Access
Stay updated on special considerations in providing physical therapist services to the pediatric population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 29, 2019 / Podcast
“Infant and Child Development: Innovations and Foundations for Rehabilitation.” By Jill Heathcock, PT, PhD, executive director of the Pediatric and Rehabilitation Laboratory (PEARL) at The Ohio State University; coeditor Jeffrey Lockman, PhD, professor of psychology at Tulane University’s Infant and Toddler Development Lab.
May 1, 2018 / Column
What is a PT to do when the solution is a problem?
Sep 1, 2015 / Column
Adapting furniture to meet schoolchildren's special needs.
May 1, 2015 / Column
When the educational team needs educating.