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Tips for Parents to Support Language Development

June 12, 2018

By: Mikeala Pogue As a Speech Language Pathologist, we are experts in speech and language development. However, parents are experts when it comes to their children. A child is usually seen for 30 minutes either once or twice a week by a Speech Pathologist. We need parents to help build language skills when they are… View Article

What Is Stimming And Should I Stop It?

May 10, 2018

Stimming, or self-stimulatory behavior, is characterized by repetitive body movements or movement of objects to gain sensory input. Children can “stim” from visual, auditory (hearing), oral (taste), tactile (touch), vestibular (movement), and/or proprioceptive (joint) input. Common stimming behaviors include staring at lights or fans, making vocal sounds, mouthing or chewing objects, scratching or biting, rocking… View Article

Apps for Autism

April 3, 2018

Technology has really come a long way and it is amazing to see how much kids respond to these new electronics. The iPad has become so popular especially with the Autism Community and with therapists all over. With so many people getting the iPads for their children, I thought it would be useful to make… View Article

Carolina Therapy Connection is Expanding

March 8, 2018

READY FOR OUR BIG NEWS?….We are EXPANDING!! Not only are we going to double our space, but we are also expanding our services! We will have the LARGEST sensory gym in Eastern NC and offer the most comprehensive services. Services include Occupational, Physical, and Speech Therapy as well as Social Skills Groups, Augmentative Communication Evaluations,… View Article

Water Safety Rules for Children with ASD

February 27, 2018

If you’re the parent or caregiver of a child with autism, chances are you are well aware of the risks they face when it comes to wandering and water. As you likely know, wandering is hugely common among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and because they’re also often fascinated with water, they can very… View Article

Sensory Friendly Films

January 12, 2018

In certain parts of the US they have developed a program called “Sensory Friendly Films,” however, this is not available in Greenville.  So, I would like to give some suggestions for ways to create your own sensory-friendly family movie time in the comfort of your own home! Leave the lights on and turn the volume… View Article

Stretching Your Dollar

December 18, 2017

In order to be able to enjoy all of those family activities on the weekend, buy new fine motor or sensory toys for the kids, or just to put some money away, it’s important to be smart with your dollar. We all know it is that time of year when insurance deductibles renew and co-payments… View Article