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August 2009 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine

SpongeBob Goes to Therapy
by Rebecca Mayer
During a roundtable discussion at Weisman Children's Rehabilitation Hospital in Marlton, NJ, I learned that the therapists who work there are wise indeed. The pediatric rehab facility's physical, occupational and speech therapists feel passionate about Read More...
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Now for Something Completely Different
by Lisa Lombardo
ADVANCE is already receiving some nice feedback about our Aug. 10, 2009, cover story on therapists who entered the profession later in life, many after following established careers in other fields for years. The story, "Late Bloomers," tracked several Read More...
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Breaking Down Cultural Barriers
by Rebecca Mayer
On a recent visit to Seattle Children's Hospital in Seattle, WA, I learned about some of the health care challenges faced by American Indians and Alaska Natives living in both urban and rural settings in the United States. Serving as the pediatric referral Read More...
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Send in Your Nomination for the ADVANCE Hall of Fame!
by Rob Senior
For the first time this year, we are proud to announce that we will be accepting nominations for the newly-founded ADVANCE for Physical Therapists and PTAs Hall of Fame! Each year, we will choose one nominee whose career accomplishments make them worthy Read More...
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Summit on International Direct Access Policies
by Brian Ferrie
According to a July 31 press release ( http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Current_Issue#article62366 ) from APTA, the association will partner with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and World Confederation for Physical Therapy to host the Read More...
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