This special interest group of APTA was formed in 1999 as a collaboration between the APTA Pediatrics and the Sports Section of APTA. The Pediatric Sports and Fitness Special Interest Group aims to be a nationally recognized forum and resource for education, training and research regarding optimal care delivery to pediatric and adolescent athletes.
The purpose of the Neonatology SIG shall be to provide forums where Academy and Association members may confer, meet, and promote high standards of practice for Families and infants at high-risk for developmental disabilities in neonatal and Outpatient settings. Objectives for the Neonatology SIG may be viewed by clicking on "SIG Bylaws" at the top of this page.
The purpose of the ACE SIG is to create a forum where individuals with interest and expertise in academic and clinical education can interact, share, discuss, and disseminate information related to the ongoing improvement of professional pediatric physical therapy education.
The Hospital-Based SIG provides opportunities for networking and learning related to the practice of pediatric physical therapy in acute and intensive care, rehab, clinics, and outpatient services (hospital-based and free-standing). Our focus includes education and resources for diagnosis-specific patient management, including health promotion.
The purpose of the EI-SIG is to provide forums where Join Our Facebook page!Academy and Association members who have a common interest in providing effective physical therapy services for children with disabilities in early intervention may confer, meet, share resources, and promote high standards of practice.
The Residency and Fellowship Education Special Interest Group provides a forum where prospective and current residency and fellowship faculty, residents and those interested in residency education can promote excellence in residency education. The RF SIG provides opportunities to share resources and ideas related to curricular development, teaching/mentoring, assessment and research.
The Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Special Interest Group (CVP SIG) of the APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy provides a forum where clinicians, students, residents, and faculty can collaborate on research, education, program development, and treatments particular to this population.