Ms. Ruth Carson
I have been practicing physical therapy for over 40 years, following graduating from the University of Florida with a BS in Psychology and attending a post graduate certificate program in physical therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. I have been a part time employee providing physical therapy for all of the Springfield Township schools for the past 5 years, following providing physical therapy as a contractor for 15 years. I have also been a PT provider for the MCIU Early Intervention Program from 2012 to 2018 and in the past have provided the PT for the Upper Merion Area school district and some schools in Haverford and Media. Prior to returning to the Philadelphia area in 1994, I resided in Marathon and Key West for 12 years while traveling and providing Physical Therapy as an independent contractor for a home health agency and the Monroe County school district in the Florida Keys.
The days I am in the school district are Tuesday through Thursday. My schedule is established when the students schedules are available and collaboration with the IEP team and regular education teachers is possible. I enjoy collaborating with coworkers and being part of an amazing team dedicated to the students and delivering quality services. Most of all I enjoy having the opportunity of working with students to improve their mobility and be able to participate in activities with peers, while having fun. Having the opportunity to see all the students from kindergarten to high school has provided tremendous insight into want happens next and the opportunity to prepare students for the demands of the following years.
Enfield Elementary, Erdenheim Elementary