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Academy of Pedicatri Physical Therapy

School Transportation for Children with Special Needs: An Overview and Resources for School-Based Therapists

APTA Academy of Pediatric PT, School SIG has developed and posted a new FactSheet- School Transportation for Children with Special Needs: An Overview and Resources for School-Based Therapists.  Click the link or check out the Fact Sheet page on the Academy website. This is a great document full of helpful and ready to go tools … Continued

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Workload Calculator for Related Service Providers

You can find the calculator, instructional video and FAQ here: Workload Calculator for Related Service Providers Workload Calculator Workload Tool – Q&A YouTube Overview   These resource can be found on the DPI site Also on the Best Practice resources and EC Director Resources pages on this site.

Workload Calculator for OT, PT & SLP

Perry, Bridgette and I are happy to announce there is a new calculator for SLP, OT & PT practitioner workloads available on the NC DPI Office of Exceptional Children. You can find the calculator, instructional video and FAQ here- https://www.dpi.nc.gov/districts-schools/classroom-resources/exceptional-children/professional-development Thank all the PT practitioners who piloted this tool and made excellent suggestions to improve … Continued

Medicaid in Education

Medicaid in Education On-Demand Course Now Available!

These on-demand modules provide background on why public schools recover costs for health services from Medicaid, the three programs available for Public School Unit (PSU) participation, how each program works, helpful practices and considerations for all who participate (and much more…). This course includes 4 modules; and will provide .3 CEUs (3 hours).

Practice Pals Meeting Today!

View the event As the school year winds down, we thought it would be good to think about OT and PT programs in each of our Public School Units (PSU= LEAs, districts, charters, state operated programs). What is the best part of your PSU’s OT or PT program? If you could change anything about your … Continued

APTA, AOTA, ASHA: Joint Statement on Interprofessional, Collaborative Goals in School-based Practice

View the statement: Joint Statement (APTA, AOTA, ASHA) on Interprofessional, Collaborative Goals in SBP

Healthful Living

NC Healthful Living Standards 101

February 22, 2022 | 3:30 pm – 4-30 pm Effective curriculum and instruction are built on a solid foundation using standards. In this webinar, participants will learn the basics of the Healthful Living Standards, their organization and methods by which to implement them. Participants will be able to analyze their current instruction as to whether or … Continued

Let's Explore with Cor Cor

New book added to the School-based PT Lending Library

A new book has been added to the Children’s Books section of the School-Based PT Lending Library:  Let’s Explore with Cor Cor, by Cory Lee and Sandy Gilbreath Check out this and many other titles from the School-Based PT Lending Library – free resource for staff and educators in NC Public Schools and UNC faculty/staff … Continued