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Physical Therapy

Welcome to the Physical Therapy page

Physical Therapists work with children to maximize their functional potential through exercises and activities to improve gross motor skills.  In the school environment, the focus is on ensuring a child is able to successfully access their environment such as walking effectively throughout the school building and using the playground safely.

Physical Therapy Resources

Resources for families regarding school-based PT and activities to promote motor development

Dinosaur Physical Therapy - A great blog with ideas for developing motor skills

The Inspired Treehouse - A website with child development resources and activities for kids

Family Resources for Fun With Physical Activity and Young Children

Information about provision of PT services based pm IDEA guidleines

The Role of School-Based PT