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From: APTA Physical Therapy in School Setting fact sheet.
Physical therapy is one of the related services under Part B of IDEA and is
provided to support the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Physical therapists are members of a multidisciplinary school team that ensures a free and appropriate education for students with disabilities to prepare them for further education, employment, and independent living. Using their unique expertise in movement and function, particularly related to the neuromuscular and musculoskeletal systems. The school-based physical therapist promotes motor development and the student’s participation in everyday routines and activities that are part of the educational program.
The physical therapist performs therapeutic interventions, including compensation, remediation and prevention strategies and adaptations, focusing on functional mobility and safe, efficient access and participation in activities and routines in
natural learning environments. Specific roles and responsibilities include:
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