Maine Pediatric PT SIG

Maine Pediatric PT SIG

Purpose of the Pediatric Physical Therapy (PT) Special Interest Group (SIG):
To create community, collaboration, and learning opportunities for pediatric PTs and PTAs in the state of Maine. The SIG will create a network of pediatric therapists to support advocacy efforts, share resources, and promote evidence based practice. The SIG will align with and support the initiatives of the Maine APTA and the APTA Academy of Pediatric PT.

Meet Our Board Members

Chair - Betsy Cyr, PT, DPT, DHSc, PCS

Vice Chair - Maryam Nahidian, PT, DPT

Secretary - Caroline Chaloner, Pt, DPT

Student Liaison - Kelly Fritz, PT, DPT, PCS

Nominating Committee - 2 positions open

If you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee, please contact Betsy at

Networking Kick-Off Event

Join us Thursday, April 27th from 6:30-8pm at the University of New England - Portland Campus for an opportunity to meet your fellow pediatric PTs and PTAs and discuss topics important to your specialty area.

6:30-6:45pm: Board introductions and discussion of strategic plan.
6:45-7:45pm: Round table discussions within specialty area of interest.
7:45-8:00pm: Wrap-up and next steps.

Click this link to register by April 10th or this link to register with a QR code. Members and non-members welcome. Zoom conferencing is available, but in person participation is strongly encouraged. Light refreshments will be provided. Once you are registered, further details will be provided.

To view the goals of the Maine Pediatric PT SIG, please click here.

For any questions related to the Maine Pediatric PT SIG, please reach out to