Adolescents & Adults with Developmental Disabilities Special Interest Group

Purpose

The purpose of the AADD-SIG is to foster the development of education, research, and practice in physical therapy that focus on the improving service satisfaction, health, quality of life, participation, and activity of adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities, or any chronic childhood disabling condition. Values operational in AADD-SIG include family-centered and person-centered care, self- determination, and dignity.  

 

Adolescents & Adults with Developmental Disabilities SIG News

  APPT Finalizes Purchase of Pediatric Physical Therapy

posted: 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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  Federal Affairs Update - October 2, 2017

posted: October 02, 2017

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  APTA joins other organizations to advocate for full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

posted: July 29, 2017

APTA joins other organizations to advocate for full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

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