Pediatric Therapeutic Services

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MISSION

Our mission is to be the leading provider of education-based therapy solutions and to offer the most innovative and effective therapy programming available.

PTS was founded in 1998 by pediatric clinical specialists who recognized the need for a more global approach to therapy services for children. Our corporate skill set allows us to bridge the gap between clinical expertise and business acumen. The result: Excellent services with a constant focus on your bottom line.

The PTS approach combines clinical skills with top-level case management capabilities, innovative technology solutions and best practices honed from years in the classroom and boardroom. This provides a unique, integrated staffing solution that combines vision, accountability and exemplary levels of service.

We partner with school districts, teachers, therapists and parents to craft a therapy program designed around their specific needs and goals. Our management team also removes the administrative and supervisory burden of related services oversight – freeing our clients to focus on critical issues facing their districts.

Our hands-on approach to management has made us “the company to work for” in the therapist community and has enabled us to provide an extraordinarily high quality of service to those with whom we work. PTS has been a respected provider of therapy services for more than a decade, adding additional clients each year. These relationships enable us to guarantee your program a stable team of highly-qualified therapists.

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EXPERTISE

PTS' Managing Partners Diana Fongheiser and Pam Hackett, MPT draw from a wealth of past experience in the field. Pam is a well-known pediatric physical therapist, and both Pam and Diana have previously managed therapy-staffing companies. Their combined expertise has enabled PTS to become the area’s most trusted school-based therapy provider. As clinical specialists and award-winning business owners, they provide exceptional value, service, and expertise to students and administrators.

PTS' Executive Directors have enabled PTS to continue its commitment to on-site, hands-on customer service as the company has grown. Our directors provide clinical and administrative support to both therapists and clients to ensure that services are delivered seamlessly and in compliance with all state and federal guidelines.

PTS Program Coordinators provide on-site coordination at our large clients, implementing program initiatives, streamlining communication, and acting as liaisons between therapists and administration.

PTS Clinical Specialists are available to clients and therapists who need additional expertise for a particularly difficult case, to help with the development of new programs, or to perform specialized evaluations, such as the SIPT. Our Clinical Specialists work with PTS Executive Directors to plan inservice programs and keep our model of service delivery current and compliant with the latest special education initiatives.

AFFILIATIONS

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SERVICE AREAS

Our Clients include:
  • School Districts
  • Charter Schools
  • Approved Private Schools
  • Other Providers Early Intervention Programs
  • pennsylvania
    delaware
    new jersey

    HISTORY

    FAQs

    PTS provides advanced therapy staffing solutions to school districts, charter schools and early intervention programs.

    Our mission is to be the leading provider of education-based therapy solutions and to offer the most innovative and effective therapy programming available.

    Speech, occupational, and physical therapy services, psychological services and testing and nursing.

    PTS was founded in 1998.

    525 Fayette Street
    Conshohocken, PA 19428

    Diana Fongheiser and Pamela G, Hackett, MPT. At the time, Pam was a well-known pediatric physical therapist, and both had previously managed therapy staffing companies.

    Our Executive Directors provide clinical and administrative support to both therapists and clients to ensure that services are delivered seamlessly and in compliance with all state and federal guidelines.

    Our Program Coordinators provide an additional layer of on-site coordination at our large clients, implementing program initiatives, streamlining communication, and acting as liaisons between therapists and administration.

    Our Clinical Specialists are available to clients and therapists who need additional expertise for a particularly difficult case, to help with the development of new programs, or to perform specialized evaluations, such as the SIPT. 

    BudgetWatch is our organization’s innovative technology solution, which provides the information you need to optimize your related service program while controlling costs. This technology allows PTS to collect data on critical aspects of your therapy program, including caseloads, efficiency, referrals, therapy costs, and other critical measures of overall program effectiveness. This gives PTS clients the power to take the management of related services to a whole new level. More.

    • Teacher and Parent Training
    • Access to Expert Clinicians
    • RII
    • Implementation of Special Program Initiatives
    • Special Education Process Consulting
    • Compliance Monitoring
    • Administrative Support
    • On-site Clinical Support

    Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Perry, Philadelphia, Schuylkill, and York.

    Delaware counties: Kent and New Castle.

    Yes, in an effort to bring our innovative approach to even more students, we are currently expanding our service area to include all counties in New Jersey.

    New Jersey: All.

    The Therapy Achievement Approach is a unique five step process designed to optimize your related services program. This approach was developed based on years of experience tackling the challenges facing our clients as we transformed their therapy services into well-coordinated, dynamic assets to their special education programs. It consists of five steps: Assessment, Lesson Plan, Classroom Activity, Report Card, and Conference. For more information click here.

    PTS was honored with the prestigious Customer Service Excellence Award by the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce in 2009 for “best customer service of any small business in the region.” More.

    PTS has been ranked on Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing privately-held companies in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010.

    PTS was named the Best Overall Service Business at the 2010 Stevie Awards for Women in Business, generally recognized as the premier business awards in the world.

    Yes, just click here to see the positions currently available.

    PTS furthers a culture of respect and support for children with disabilities by partnering with professionals and organizations to create opportunities for children to be active, contributing members of their communities. These include:

    • Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    • Special Olympics of Pennsylvania
    • Susan G. Komen For a Cure Foundation
    • PTS Special Education Teacher of the Year Grant

    PTS has established a partnership with a school for children with disabilities in Mysore, India, providing both clinical and financial support.

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