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The PPTA Pediatric Special Interest Group is a state-wide volunteer organization that brings together any member of the Pennsylvania Chapter (PTs and PTAs) in good standing who share an interest in the evidence-based care of the pediatric population.

Benefits of membership include peer-to-peer networking, providing a forum for education in Pediatric practice, and to identify and promote utilization of standards of competency for practice, research, and education in Pediatric practice.

Heather Merkel
Pediatric SIG (Co-Chair)
814-266-6651
hmshearman@yahoo.com

Theresa Crytzer
Pediatric SIG (Co-Chair)
(412) 822-3694
theresapt00@gmail.com 

 

PPTA's Pediatric SIG was developed to serve the professional needs of pediatric physical therapists and their clients in Pennsylvania.

Members typically receive emails, information on public policy changes, and information on pediatric seminars that are sponsored by the PPTA. In order to register for the SIG, simply complete the application form on the PPTA website. Membership in the Pediatric SIG is free to all PPTA members. The PPTA Pediatric SIG is an efficient way to keep informed on issues that are relevant to your profession. So if you are not already a Pediatric SIG member, please consider joining today!

Pediatric Downloads

  1. Pediatric SIG Application for Membership
    .doc file (20.00 KB)
    November 30, 2011
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  2. PPTA Guidelines for the Practive of Physical Therapy in Educational Settings
    .doc file (245.00 KB)
    November 30, 2011
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