Toby Long, PhD.

Georgetown UCEDD/LEND
Center for Child and Human Development
Georgetown University
3300 Whitehaven Street, NW, Suite 3300
Mailing address Box 571485
Washington, DC 20057-1485
Phone: 202-687-8742
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: October 13, 2021


Leadership: LEND Director
Leadership Administrative Staff: Directot of Training
Primary Activity Coordinators: Distance Learning
Early Intervention
Training Director
Discipline Coordinators: Physical Therapy
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy
AUCD Council Membership: Council for Interdisciplinary Service
Council on Research and Evaluation
National Training Directors' Council
No Council Membership



      Director of Training, Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

       Coordinator, Comprehensive System of Personnel Development, District of Columbia, Early Intervention Program

•·        Project Director: Contemporary Practices in Early Intervention for Children Birth through Five:  An Interdisciplinary Training Curriculum


Boston University                                           BS                          1975                                    Physical Therapy

George Washington University                   MA                        1981                                    Special Education

University of Maryland                                  PhD                       1995                                    Human Development


Professional Experience/Academic Appointments (present)

Georgetown University 1981-present

               Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Director, Division of Physical Therapy, Center for Child and Human Development 

Director of Training, Center for Child and Human Development 

Rocky Mountain University of the Health Sciences: Professor, Graduate Faculty

University of Indianapolis, Krannert School of Physical Therapy: Professor, Graduate Faculty


Selected Peer Reviewed Publications (2009-present)

Silkwood-Sherer, D., Killian, C., Long, T., Martin, K. (in press). Hippotherapy: An intervention to improve balance deficits in children with movement disorders. Physical Therapy.

 Richards, J., Edwards, K., Barber, C., Wallace, L. Lackey, M., Calleson, J., Long, T., Lin, S., & Farel, A. (2011). Collaborative learning and technology skills development: Evaluation of an online annual grantee meeting.  Maternal and Child Health Journal, Published online October 18.

 Long, T. and Toscano, K. (2010). The Older Adult with Developmental Disabilities.  In A. Guccione (ed.) Geriatric Physical Therapy, 3nd Ed. St Louis: Mosby.

 Hickman, R., Wescott S., Long, T., & Raugh, M. &. (2010). Applying Contemporary Developmental and Movement Science Theories and Evidence to Early Intervention Practice. Infants and Young Children, 24 (1): 29-41

 Johnson, C. & Long, T. (2010). Use of Diagnosis and Prognosis by Pediatric Physical Therapists.  Pediatric Physical Therapy, 22: 392-398. 

 Johnson, C. & Long, T. (2009). Use of the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice by Pediatric Physical Therapists.  Pediatric Physical Therapy, 21(2): 176-186.

 Xueyun, S. & Long, T. (2009). An updated review on early childhood special education legislation and implementation in America. Early Childhood Education (Educational Science), 429-430:12C,82-87. (Chinese)

 Honors and Awards (2000-present)

American Physical Therapy Association: Catherine Worthingham Fellow: 2009

Fulbright Senior Specialist Award: 2008-2013

American Physical Therapy Association: Lucy Blair Service Award: 2008

Section on Pediatrics, APTA: Jeanne Fisher Distinguished Mentorship Award: 2008

Georgetown University, Vicennal Award: 2001

 Editorial Boards (current)

Interdisciplinary Journal of Developmental and Learning Disorders: 1996-present

Infants and Young Children: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Special Care Practices: 1995- present