Physical Therapists

AZ Revised Statutes: Title 32, Chapter 19 (Laws)
Links are provided for all statutes regarding physical therapy in Arizona.
Publication Date: 2009
Publisher: Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy: Processes and Procedures for Best Practices in Arizona’s Schools
This Arizona Technical Assistance System (AZ-TAS) is designed to promote understanding of federal and state requirements for special education, state rules pertaining to licensure of therapists, and best practices put forth by the therapy professional associations.
Publication Date: Revised December 2018
Publisher: Arizona Department of Education

Physical Therapy in School Settings
This document describes how the roles and responsibilities of physical therapists in a school setting may provide support to the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).
Publisher: American Physical Therapy Association

Providing Physical Therapy in Schools Under IDEA 2004
This is a fact sheet regarding physical therapy as one of the related services under Part B of IDEA.
Publication Date: 2009
Publisher: American Physical Therapy Association

Review of Selected Physical Therapy Interventions for School Age Children with Disabilities
This paper reports on researched physical therapy procedural interventions.
Authors: Susan K. Effgen and Irene R. McEwen
Publication Date: August 2007
Publisher: Center on Personnel Studies in Special Education (COPSSE)

Why Do Professionals Refer Parents of Children with Disabilities to Raising Special Kids?
Raising Special Kids, Arizona’s Parent Training and Information Center, provides free support, training, information and individual assistance so families can become effective advocates for their children. Information includes how to refer a family, what to expect after a referral, and training opportunities.
Publisher: Raising Special Kids