CCS Medical Therapy Program

About the Program

The Medical Therapy Program (MTP) is a special program within California Children's Services that provides physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT) and medical therapy conference (MTC) services for children who have handicapping conditions, generally due to neurological or musculoskeletal disorders. Physical Therapy (PT) and Occupational Therapy (OT) services are provided at Medical Therapy Units (MTUs). MTUs are outpatient clinics located in designated public schools.

Example of Qualifying Conditions

Examples of qualifying conditions for CCS and the MTP include:

  • Arthrogryposis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Head injuries Muscular dystrophy
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Spina bifida