Survey results on standing frame prescription and implementation by school based physical therapists was published in the latest issue of Pediatric Physical Therapy. The survey results indicated that most school based PT's prescribe standing programs based on ambulatory status and specific needs. The benefits of standing programs were rated very important for social and educational reasons. Most standing programs were prescribed for 30-45 minutes daily.
Reference: Taylor, Kristin PT Factors Affecting Prescription and Implementation of Standing-Frame Programs by School-Based Physical Therapists for Children with Impaired Mobility Pediatric Physical Therapy: Fall 2009 - Volume 21 - Issue 3 - pp 282-288 doi: 10.1097/PEP.0b013e3181b175cd