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Physical Therapist Assistant

Physical Therapist Assistants with a current license in the state where they provide services to Illinois children may apply for an EI Associate: Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant credential. Associate services are billed under the enrolled supervisor's name. Credential required, CBO enrollment not required.

Pay Table

Unit of Service Description Rate of Reimbursement
15 minutes Evaluation / Assessment - onsite $14.53
15 minutes Evaluation / Assessment - offsite $18.14
15 minutes IFSP development $14.53
15 minutes IFSP meeting $18.14
15 minutes Individual therapy - onsite $14.53


  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Illinois Physical Therapy Association
  • Early Intervention Physical Therapy: IDEA Part C

    The Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association ( ) provides a fact sheet outlining the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and its process. It also address physical therapy services, licensure, and funding. Available as a pdf

  • Natural Environments in Early Intervention Services

    A fact sheet from the Section on Pediatrics, American Physical Therapy Association ( describing natural environments, their importance, and their use in early intervention.
    Available as a pdf

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