1CR This course incorporates the study of reflex and child development as it sets the foundation for healthy adult movement patterns. Discussion will include various theory and treatment principles, including sensory integration, as they relate to pediatric physical therapy. Common pediatric diagnoses will be studied with emphasis on signs and symptoms, treatment regimen, and implementation strategies for rehabilitation. Students will travel to a local school to observe the pediatric physical therapy setting. Prerequisites & Requisites: Take PTA 116 and PTA 117 with at least a grade of C.
Additional Information: Formal admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program required.