Academy News

CPG on Congenital Muscular Torticollis for Review

Posted on May 17, 2018

The draft of the updated 2018 Congenital Muscular Torticollis (CMT) Clinical Practice Guideline is now available for public comment. Please download the draft and send comments to torticolliscpg@gmail.com by June 15, 2018, for consideration by the authors. Please use the line numbers to reference the location of your concerns or suggested edits. Comments may be submitted by APTA members, non-members, other health professionals, students, and parents of children with CMT, so feel free to share it with those who would like to review it. Please note, that as a draft, changes may be made prior to final submission to Pediatric Physical Therapy, so it will be important to carefully read the final published version, targeted for Fall, 2018. The authors look forward to your input and very much appreciate your time and efforts.

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Federal Affairs Update - May 2, 2018

Posted on May 01, 2018

 

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Federal Affairs Update - April 2, 2018

Posted on April 03, 2018

Interview of APPT President Cindy Miles about the direction of our academy.

Posted on March 29, 2018

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APTA comment letter to OSEP re: Endrew F. Q&A document

Posted on March 04, 2018

On February 7, 2018, APTA, in collaboration with APPT, sent a letter to the
Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) regarding the Q&A document
pertaining to the Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District Re-1, 137
S.Ct. 988 Supreme Court Decision.
 

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Apply to Contribute to APTA PT Outcomes Registry Modules for Pediatrics

Posted on March 01, 2018

Be Part Of The Inaugural Group Of Therapists Who Contribute To The Pediatric Modules Of The APTA PT Outcomes Registry

The goals of the APTA PT Outcomes Registry is to describe actual practice and identify BEST PRACTICE for patients with a variety of conditions. The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) announced the official launch of the Physical Therapy Outcomes Registry at the 2017 Combined Sections Meeting and its collaboration with Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy to create pediatric modules.

 

Click here to download the application packet.

 

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Future of Physical Therapy - Interviews by Shirley Sahrmann PT, PhD, FAPTA and Susan Effgen, PT, PhD, FAPTA

Posted on January 12, 2018

 

Interviews by Shirley Sahrmann PT, PhD, FAPTA and Susan Effgen, PT, PhD, FAPTA

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APPT Finalizes Purchase of Pediatric Physical Therapy

Posted on October 17, 2017

Background: In 1988, the Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy (then the Section on Pediatrics) made a motion to create a peer-reviewed journal. Academy leaders approached publisher Williams & Wilkins (now Wolters Kluwer) with a proposal to jointly form a journal, with the Academy providing editorial expertise and a subscription base and WK taking the financial risk and handling the production. In return, WK owned the title Pediatric Physical Therapy and had full copyright on all published content. During contract renegotiations in 2002, the Academy requested and was granted co-ownership of copyright for journal articles. 

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Join an APPT Special Interest Group Today!

Posted on June 19, 2016

The Academy is proud to offer members a great array of Special Interest Groups to get involved with.  Please click the Join A SIG box and sign in with your APTA membeship ID to get started.

 

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