Toby Mary Long


SOM Research Track -- Professor
Director, GU Certificate in Early Intervention, School of Continuing Studies Director for Training, Center for Child and Human Development


Center for Child and Human Development
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Toby Long, PhD, PT, FAPTA is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Georgetown University and the Training Director of the Center for Child and Human Development, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Long is the Director of the Graduate Certificate Program in Early Intervention offered by Georgetown University and teaches Children with Disabilities, within the undergraduate Minor in Education, Inquiry and Justice. Dr. Long is also the Director of the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development for the District of Columbia’s early intervention program, Strong Start.

Dr. Long is an internationally known speaker and consultant on service delivery to children with disabilities and special health care needs. She is the author of multiple publications including The Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy, Second Edition. The recipient of a variety of awards, Dr. Long was recently named a Catherine Worthingham Fellow from the American Physical Therapy Association.


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  • PhD (1995) University of Maryland, Human Development
  • MA (1981) George Washington University, Early Childhood Special Education
  • BS (1975) Boston University, Physical Therapy