Jane Styer-Acevedo

Associated Faculty (CV)

Jane Styer-Acevedo, PT, has been teaching in our physical therapy program since 1991. She assists in providing examination/evaluation and intervention skills in the area of neurological physical therapy, specifically in pediatrics and inclusive of adults with developmental challenges. Jane graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with bachelor’s degrees in physical therapy and French Language & Literature.

She is certified in neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT) and an Advanced Course Instructor for the Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association. Her extensive clinical experience encompasses every area of pediatrics with the exception of continuous direct care of students attending school between kindergarten and 12th grade. For this area she has been a consultant to the Intermediate Units.

A second area of expertise is in therapeutic aquatics that she utilizes across the lifespan. Jane travels nationally and internationally to instruct therapists on how to assess, manage, and treat children and young adults to improve their functional abilities in their families and in the community. She has traveled to teach in Central and South America, Australia, Europe, Asia, India, and North America.

Recent Publications

  • Styer-Acevedo, J: Teaching Down Under, In Network on the Net.Vol 17, Issue 4. Laguna Beach, CA. July-August 2010.
  • Styer-Acevedo, J: Physical Therapy for the Child with Cerebral Palsy. In Tecklin JS (ed), Pediatric Physical Therapy, 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins, 2007.
  • Styer-Acevedo, J: Model Teaching, Teaching the NDT Enablement Classification of Health and Disability, In NDTA Network. Vol. 14, Issue 4/ Laguna Beach, CA. July/August 2007.

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