ADVANCE for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine
October 8, 2015

Mental Health

Neurocognitive Engagement Therapy

"Too often, patients with dementia and other cognitive impairments do not receive the proper treatment they need to be rehabilitated to live a healthier life. This is because therapists are seldom given the opportunity to train and prepare to work with people who have these cognitive health issues. Phoebe Ministries in Allentown, Pa., is working to create a solution for that problem -- what is starting out as a smaller, single-location program has the potential to be adopted and implemented by therapists everywhere."  Regaining Function

PT Month 2015

It's that time of year again! National Physical Therapy Month is hosted by the APTA each October to recognize how physical therapists and physical therapist assistants help transform society by restoring and improving motion in people's lives. Join ADVANCE as we honor PT professionals with our spotlight featuring articles, resources, an e-card to share, and more.  Let's Celebrate!

From Homeschool to High School

"Jack is a 14-year-old teen transitioning from homeschool to high school. He has been homeschooled since 4th grade, when school got 'difficult' and kids got 'mean.' He has a diagnosis of Tourette syndrome that's manifested by intermittent body movements and a speech-processing delay. Jack's behavior suggests high-functioning autism."  Current Concerns

ADVANCE Online Opinion Poll

We want to hear from you in our exclusive web poll! Just respond to the following question: "Which Presidential candidate do you believe offers the best healthcare platform?" Feel free to offer comments as well that reflect your thoughts on the topic!  Cast Your Vote