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Elisa Kennedy, PT, PhD, PCS

Elisa Kennedy Instructor Bio:
Elizabeth "Elisa" T. Kennedy, PT, PhD, PCS, is an Associate Professor Emeritus in Physical Therapy, an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy (PT), and Adjunct Faculty in the College of Medicine, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL. She received a PhD in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Georgia, a MMSc in Physical Therapy with emphasis on Maternal and Child Health from Emory University, and a BS in Physical Therapy from Georgia State University. Dr. Kennedy is a Board-Certified Pediatric Physical Therapist with more than 35 years of clinical experience, with specific expertise in the NICU, high-risk infant follow-up, and early childhood special education. She has been published in peer-reviewed journals and frequently presents to professional audiences, locally, nationally, and internationally, in the areas of assessment and intervention for the infant and young child.

Elisa Kennedy's Continuing Education Courses

Early Intervention and Family-Centered Care

Early Intervention and Family-Centered Care

Federal legislation authorizing EI services for infants and toddlers with disabilities (Part C of IDEA) mandates a service-delivery model of family-centered services to enhance the capacity of families to meet their children's needs. Parenting… Read Morearrow_right

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Early Intervention: Implementing High Quality Intervention in Natural Settings - Part One

Early Intervention: Implementing High Quality Intervention in Natural Settings - Part One

Federal legislation authorizing early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities (Part C of IDEA) provides clear instruction: EI is to be provided to the maximum extent appropriate in natural environments, such as… Read Morearrow_right

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Early Intervention: Evaluation and Assessment to Inform Effective Intervention Services - Part One

Early Intervention: Evaluation and Assessment to Inform Effective Intervention Services - Part One

Therapists working in EI settings must be familiar with explicit requirements for screening, evaluation, and assessment to guide intervention as defined within federal legislation authorizing early intervention services for infants and… Read Morearrow_right

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Early Intervention: Implementing High Quality Intervention in Natural Settings - Part Two

Early Intervention: Implementing High Quality Intervention in Natural Settings - Part Two

Federal legislation authorizing early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities (Part C of IDEA) provides clear instruction: EI is to be provided to the maximum extent appropriate in natural environments, such as… Read Morearrow_right

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Early Intervention: Evaluation and Assessment to Inform Effective Intervention Services - Part Two

Early Intervention: Evaluation and Assessment to Inform Effective Intervention Services - Part Two

Therapists working in EI settings must be familiar with explicit requirements for screening, evaluation, and assessment to guide intervention as defined within federal legislation authorizing early intervention services for infants and… Read Morearrow_right

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