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Welcome to Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy (PT) is a related service for students in the public school system who are eligible for an Exceptional Student Education (ESE) program. The purpose of a related service is to provide assistance to students with special needs so that they can participate more independently in their educational program, and develop the basic skills necessary to meet their Individual Education Plan (IEP) goals.

Physical Therapists provide intervention to eligible students whose difficulties in functional mobility, balance, gross motor skills, and endurance interfere with participation in school activities.

Physical therapy is an important part of the collaborative team that supports ESE students and works toward developing strategies for success in school.

Website Links 

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Florida Physical Therapy Association (FPTA)