Academy of Acute Care Physical Therapy
Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy
Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
Academy of Physical Therapy Education
Alabama Board of Physical Therapy
American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy
APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy
APTA Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy
Jurisprudence Essentials for Alabama Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, and Students (2020 Version)
APTA Academy of Clinical Electrophysiology and Wound Management
APTA Pelvic Health
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Section
Federal Physical Therapy Section
HPA The Catalyst
Home Health Section
Private Practice Section
Section on Research
The Academy of Hand & Upper Extremity Physical Therapy
Academy Of Physical Therapy Research
Rehab Industry Links (Alphabetized - please scroll down)
Alabama Hospital Association: AlaHA is a statewide trade organization that assists member hospitals in effectively serving the health care needs of Alabama, through advocacy, representation, education and service.
Alabama Nursing Home Association: ANHA reflects a strong network of long term care facility owners, operators and administrators. ANHA represents approximately 97% of Alabama’s long term health care.
Alabama Occupational Therapy Association: ALOTA is a members only organization consisting of occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, occupational therapy students, and corporate sponsors who employ occupational therapy personnel.
Alzheimer’s Association: A voluntary health organization dedicated to finding preventions, treatments and, eventually, a cure for Alzheimer dementia.
American Academy of Audiology: The world’s largest professional organization of, for and by audiologists.
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists: A global resource for orthotics and prosthetics information.
American Academy of Physical Therapists: The AAPT is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide relief to poor and disadvantaged African Americans and other minorities.
American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (LEADING AGE): Committed to advancing the vision of healthy, affordable, ethical aging services for America.
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses: The AAOHN is the primary association for the largest group of health care professionals serving the workplace.
American Association of Retired Persons: A nonprofit membership organization of persons 50 and older dedicated to addressing their needs and interests.
American Cancer Society: You can help in the fight against cancer! Volunteer for events, talk to your legislators, and donate to your American Cancer Society.
American Health Care Association: Representing the long-term care community to the nation at large — to government, business leaders, and the general public.
American Heart Association: Heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 killer of American women.
American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association: Providing active advocacy about what people with disabilities need in their medical rehabilitation recovery.
American Music Therapy Association: Advances public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world.
American Occupational Therapy Association: Advances the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy, education, and research on behalf of its members and the public.
American Society of Hand Therapists: Advances the specialty of hand therapy through communication, education, research and the establishment of clinical standards.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: Ensuring that all people with speech, language, and hearing disorders have access to quality services to help them communicate more effectively.
American Spinal Injury Association: The mission of the American Spinal Injury Association is to promote and establish standards of excellence for all aspects of health care of individuals with spinal cord injury from onset throughout life.
American Stroke Association: Dedicated to reducing the incidence and impact of stroke — to save lives, improve quality of care and increase patient outcomes.
Arthritis Foundation: The only national not-for-profit organization that supports the more than 100 types of arthritis and related conditions.
Audiology Foundation of America: Committed to fostering the education and training of audiologists to meet the needs of the public, especially those with impaired hearing.
Brain Injury Association of America: The BIAA encompasses a national network of more than 40 chartered state affiliates across the country, as well as hundreds of local chapters and support groups.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: Serving Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries with its vision to become the most energized, efficient, customer friendly Agency in the government.
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities: A private, not-for-profit organization that accredits programs and services in Adult Day Services, Assisted Living, Behavioral Health, Employment and Community Services, and Medical Rehabilitation.
Gerontological Society of America: Promoting the conduct of multi- and interdisciplinary research in aging by expanding the quantity of and improving the quality of gerontological research, and by increasing its funding resources and to disseminate gerontological research knowledge to researchers, to practitioners, and to decision and opinion makers.
Home Care Association of Alabama: The Home Care Association of Alabama was formed in 1978 to provide a unified voice for home care providers, supporting the concept that the home environment plays a significant role in promoting well being and facilitating the healing process.
International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals: Unites rehabilitation professionals across North America and beyond to promote the availability of effective, interdisciplinary services for persons with disabilities.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations: Aims to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.
Journal of Wound Care: Contains both the current issue and full Journal of Wound Care archive material from 1999, thereby giving you access to the most up-to-date practice, research and review articles in the discipline of wound management and tissue viability.
Medical Association of the State of Alabama: MASA also works closely with the American Medical Association and the state and national specialty societies on a variety of issues.
Medicare – Nursing Home Compare: Providing detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.
National Association for the Support of Long Term Care: Providing a national communication forum, advocacy, and legislative and regulatory representation for executives and their associated businesses.
National Association of Rehabilitation Providers and Agencies: Represents the interests of Medicare-certified rehabilitation agencies and multidisciplinary rehabilitation businesses that treat Medicare patients.
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy: A not-for-profit credentialing agency that provides certification for the occupational therapy profession.
National Board for Respiratory Care: A voluntary health certifying board which was created in 1960 to evaluate the professional competence of respiratory therapists.
National Center for Assisted Living: The assisted living voice of the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the nation’s largest organization representing long term care.
National Institute on Aging: Leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life.
National Rehabilitation Association: The oldest and strongest advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities, committed to providing advocacy, awareness and career advancement for professionals in the fields of rehabilitation.
PT Manager: The rehabilitation leadership and management electronic community.
United Spinal Cord Injury Association: Educates and empowers survivors of spinal cord injury and disease through a toll-free help-line, nationwide chapters and support groups to achieve and maintain higher levels of independence.
Vestibular Disorders Association: VDA strives to elevate public awareness about vestibular disorders in order to promote understanding, access to diagnosis and treatment, research, and help for those facing the challenges of living with a vestibular disorder.