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

    3 days ago - By Pediatric Physical Therapy

    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.
    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.
    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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