Sibling of an Autistic child

Categories for Autism

Sibling of an Autistic Child

April 15, 2021
Introducing Melana Griffee Melana Griffee is Carolina Therapy Connection’s Office Support and Community Outreach Coordinator. She also recently completed her Autism certificate designation, granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). Her role is to embrace and encourage our culture within our organization and support our mission being carried out within our… View Article

Autism Awareness

April 1, 2021
What is Autism Awareness Month? In 1970, the Autism Society launched an ongoing nationwide effort to promote autism awareness and assure that all affected by autism are able to achieve the highest quality of life possible.  In 1972, the Autism Society launched the first annual National Autistic Children’s week, which evolved into Autism Acceptance Month… View Article

Carolina Therapy Connection Becomes First Certified Autism Center™ in Eastern NC

October 1, 2020
Carolina Therapy Connection in Greenville is now the first Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) in Eastern NC! Carolina Therapy Connection is now the first Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) in Eastern North Carolina. The CAC designation is granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). This certification requires staff to complete autism-specific training… View Article



Using Sensory Rooms With Guidance from an Occupational Therapist

February 27, 2020
Sensory Rooms Sensory gyms and sensory rooms are becoming more popular, and this is great news for children who have sensory concerns.  Sensory input can be very therapeutic for children with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Sensory Processing Disorder, when carried out in a controlled and intentional manner.  When used appropriately, specific types of sensory feedback… View Article

What Are Sensory Gyms And Why Are They an Important Role in Your Child’s Therapy?

December 16, 2019
Sensory Gyms and their Importance in Therapy   The joys and challenges of parenting are apparent, no matter what your child’s abilities. However, when your child has a sensory processing disorder (SPD), you face a set of challenges other parents do not. Everyday life settings often do not accommodate children with SPD. Some children who… View Article

Certified Autism Specialist

February 28, 2019
We are proud to celebrate Laurel’s certification as an Autism Specialist!    What is a Certified Autism Specialist?   Laurel is one of our amazing speech language therapists who has voluntarily worked towards becoming a Certified Autism Specialist in order to further develop her skill set in helping treat individuals with autism. A Certified Autism… View Article

Carolina Therapy Connection’s Gift Guide

December 13, 2018
Looking for gifts that will also promote developmental skills? The following gift ideas, suggested by our licensed therapists, have been categorized into developmental skill areas: Games Motor Planning I can do That!(Cat and the Hat) https://www.amazon.com/Cat-Hat-Can-That-Game/dp/B0016LKFXE/ref=sr_1_1?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1543518825&sr=1-1&keywords=i+can+do+that+game Twister Red Rover Handwriting/Literacy Boggle/Boggle Jr.https://www.amazon.com/Boggle-Junior-Game-Amazon-Exclusive/dp/B00000IWD4/ref=sr_1_1?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1543519226&sr=1-1&keywords=boggle+jr Scrabble Rory’s Story Cubes See & Spell by Melissa & Doug https://www.amazon.com/Melissa-Doug-Educational-Double-Sided-Spelling/dp/B0007Y4DLG/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1543519995&sr=1-1-spons&keywords=see+and+spell+melissa+and+doug&psc=1 I like… View Article

Sensory-Friendly Santa Event at CTC

November 19, 2018
Join us at Carolina Therapy Connection for our 2nd Annual Sensitive Santa Event  Thursday, December 13th from 6pm to 7:30pm at our Greenville Clinic   This FREE event is for all children with special needs and their families. Come and enjoy some tasty treats, play games, have fun in our newly expanded sensory gym, and… View Article