Toby Long, PhD, PT, FAPTA is Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University and Director of Professional Development at the Center for Child and Human Development.  She is on faculty of the GU Minors in Education, Inquiry and Justice and Disability Studies.  Dr. Long received her physical therapy degree from Boston University, a master’s degree in early childhood special education from George Washington University and a doctoral degree in human development from University of Maryland. She is on the editorial boards of Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics, and Infants and Young Children. She is the author of over 60 peer-reviewed publications including The Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy, Third Edition.  Dr. Long is the recipient of a variety of prestigious awards including, the Lucy Blair Service Award from the American Physical Therapy Association, the Jeanne Fisher Distinguished Mentorship Award from the American Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapists, and the Bud Dehaven Award from the American Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapists. She was named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow by the American Physical Therapy Association. Additionally, Dr. Long collaborates with colleagues on serving infants and toddlers with disabilities and delays using contemporary, evidenced based practices throughout Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Gulf region, and Asia. Dr. Long can be reached at