• Outcomes for Students Receiving School-Based Physical Therapy as Measured by the School Function Assessment

    3 monthes ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    Purpose:
    To describe School Function Assessment outcomes after 6 months of school-based physical therapy and the effects of age and gross motor function on outcomes.
    Methods:
    Within 28 states, 109 physical therapists and 296 of their students with disabilities, ages 5 to 12 years, participated. After training, therapists completed 10 SFA scales on students near the beginning and end of the school year.
    Results:
    Criterion scores for many students remained stable or improved with the most students improving in Participation and Maintaining/Changing Positions. Students aged 5 to 7 years...
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