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Throughout our 25 years as a pediatric practice, we have developed a strong sense of family and community presence. We are proud of the relationship we have with the organizations listed below. These organizations have beneficial information for parents, families and therapists.

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Lehigh Valley Steel Force
The Lehigh Valley Steel Force Friends Chapter of National AMBUCS Inc. is an organization of volunteers dedicated to providing health and wellness to the Lehigh Valley community. Our current focus is on providing AmTryke® therapeutic tricycles to children and adults with disabilities. The purpose of the AmTryke® project is to provide the gift of mobility to these individuals.

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Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy
The APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy is a specialty component of the American Physical Therapy Associations. APTA Pediatrics is home to almost 6,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, students, and partner members who serve families and children of all abilities, from pre-term infants to young adults.

The Academy's vision is to "OPTIMIZE MOVEMENT FOR LIFELONG MEANINGFUL PARTICIPATION OF ALL CHILDREN." Our membership and leaders unite as we advance our goals to ADVOCATE, EDUCATE, ELEVATE, & LEAD!

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Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS)

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Pathways
Founded in 1985, Pathways.org empowers parents and health professionals with free resources on the benefits of early detection and early intervention for children’s motor, sensory, and communication development.

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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Tummy Time
Help Build Your Baby’s Muscles: Tummy Time Tools helps you make sure your baby gets enough time on his or her tummy each day. This is done through activities such as handling, carrying, diapering, positioning, feeding and playing with your baby. All of these should take place while your baby is awake and supervised. Having your baby spend time on his or her tummy is a good thing.

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American Physical Therapy Association
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is a U.S-based individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and students of physical therapy. The nonprofit association, based in Alexandria, Virginia, seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.

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American Occupational Therapy Association
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) is the national professional association established in 1917 to represent the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The American Speech–Language–Hearing Association is a professional association for speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.

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Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association
Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT) is an advanced therapeutic approach practiced by experienced Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Speech – Language Pathologists. This hands-on approach is used in working with people who have central nervous system insults that create difficulties in controlling movement. Therapists using NDT treatment have completed advanced training in NDT and work closely with individuals with neurological challenges (e.g. cerebral palsy, stroke, head injury), helping them to become as independent as possible.

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Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund
The Krysta Hankee Memorial Fund is a 501 (c) (3) Public Charity that provides grants to graduating high school seniors planning to further their education, provides gas cards to ease the high cost of transportation costs related to ongoing medical treatment or therapy and promotes the positive impact of organ & tissue donation.

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University of Pittsburg - School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

#1 ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy curriculum prepares graduates to be leaders in providing cutting-edge care! The Pitt DPT program offers a dynamic 7-term curriculum in two formats: a traditional on-campus residential option and the highly anticipated hybrid option, which includes remote and on-campus learning opportunities. The DPT hybrid option was intentionally designed by expert faculty and a team of instructional designers to engage students in high-quality, interactive learning opportunities.