"The World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) is the sole international voice for physical therapy, representing more than 625,000 physical therapists worldwide through its 121 member organisations."
"The American Academy of Physical Therapy (AAPT) is a not for profit organization whose mission is to provide relief to poor and disadvantaged African-Americans and other minorities by: Promoting new and innovative programs in health promotion, health delivery systems and disease prevention, Encouraging minority students to pursue careers in allied health professions, and Performing clinical research directly related to health conditions found within minority communities."
"The 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."
"The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 95,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy."
American Physical Therapy Association Chapters & Sections -- See "About Us" tab for links to state chapters and topical sections, including acute care, aquatics, cardiovascular & pulmonary, clinical electrophysiology & wound, management, education, federal, geriatrics, hand & upper extremity, health policy & administration, home health, neurology, oncology, orthopaedics, pediatrics, pelvic health, private practice, research, and sports
"The American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) is an organization of hand therapy professionals dedicated to advancing the field of hand and upper extremity therapy by promoting education, advocacy, research and clinical standards. ASHT members include occupational and physical therapists, physician extenders, surgeons, researchers and administrators."
"The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for 186,000 members and affiliates who are audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students."
"The Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) is a multi-disciplinary organization of physicians, allied health professionals, engineers, biomechanists and scientists working together to advance scientific knowledge, technical capabilities, and clinical practice in the field of human movement."
The MR3 Network comprises six resource centers around the United States:
-- Rehabilitation Research Resource to Enhance Clinical Trials (REACT)
-- Alliance for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research & Training (AR3T)
-- National Center for Simulation in Rehabilitation Research (NCSRR)
-- Translation of Rehabilitation Engineering Advances and Technology (TREAT)
-- National Center of Neuromodulation for Rehabilitation (NC NM4R)
-- Center for Large Data Research and Data Sharing in Rehabilitation (CLDR)
"The NRA, comprised of counselors, educators, researchers, and diverse agents of community integration, is committed to continuously impacting and improving upon the multifaceted conditions, across our society, necessary to enhance quality of life of individuals with disabilities, their families, and our communities."
"United Spinal Association is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of all people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D), including veterans, and providing support and information to loved ones, care providers and professionals."