Therapy Open Meeting: DHS/DDS to present
October 25, 2016 10 am - 12 pm
105 E Roosevelt
Little Rock, AR 72206
I wanted to let you
all know that we are extending the public comment period on the speech,
occupational and physical therapy rule until
As you probably know, we have had a tremendous response to the proposed
rule change already. I am personally reviewing the responses along with
a team from DHS, and these comments will be considered seriously before
we make decisions about whether the proposed rule needs to be changed.
I’ve already talked with dozens of families and therapists and read
hundreds of comments, and understand people have real concerns about the
impact of this rule.
Please let interested therapists and others
who are watching this rule know that the comment period has been
Melissa Stone, DDS Director
What is the ArPTA?
The Arkansas Physical
Therapy Association (ArPTA) is a non-profit professional organization
comprised of licensed Physical Therapists (PTs), Physical Therapist
Assistants (PTAs) and PT/PTA students who maintain membership. The
mission of the ArPTA is to represent and promote the profession of
Physical Therapy in its endeavors to meet the physical therapy needs of
society; to develop and improve the art and science of Physical Therapy
including practice, education, and research; and to meet the needs and
interests of its members in the State of Arkansas.
The American Physical Therapy Association
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