Autism Awareness Month

Categories for Occupational Therapy

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

Tummy Time Tips

March 15, 2021
What is Tummy Time and why is it important? Tummy Time is one of baby’s first exercises—and the most important! It is any period of the day where the child is placed on his or her stomach to play. It is a crucial exercise for baby’s motor, visual, and sensory development. Practicing tummy time helps babies… View Article

Better Speech and Language Center of Goldsboro

March 1, 2021
Carolina Therapy Connection is Partnering with Better Speech and Language Center of Goldsboro! Carolina Therapy Connection is so excited to announce that we are partnering with Better Speech and Language Center in Goldsboro, NC! This partnership will help us better serve the needs of children and their families within and around Wayne County, by providing referrals… View Article

Sensory Sensitivities: What Can I Do?

February 15, 2021
What is Sensory Processing Disorder? Sensory processing disorder occurs when a child (or adult) experiences more than one significant sensory sensitivity that interferes with everyday life. One’s body must first register the arrival of new sensory stimuli in order to process and respond to it. Some kids have poor registration, meaning they have difficulty recognizing… View Article

Carolina Therapy Connection Expands to New Bern

January 18, 2021
Carolina Therapy Connection Strives to Meet the Demand in Eastern NC For over 10 years, Carolina Therapy Connection has embodied a vision of being the regional leader of skilled professionals providing diverse, collaborative services for children and their families. After growing from about 25 families in the first year of the practice, to over 1600… 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

Best Way to Teach My Child How to Tie Shoes

July 31, 2020
The Best Way To Teach My Child How to Tie Their Shoes   Teaching your child to tie their shoes can be a long and frustrating task for parents.  Luckily our occupational therapists break it down into easy steps for caregivers to teach their children.  With a little practice and repetition, your child will be… View Article


Alphabet Scavenger Hunt Activity at Home

April 29, 2020
Alphabet Scavenger Hunt Activity at Home Try this fun activity at home with your child- it can be adjusted for any age! Instructions for the activity: Make alphabet flash cards for your child to pick from Have your child find something inside or outside that begins with that letter Encourage your child to say the… View Article

Teletherapy Services From the Comfort of Your Home

March 27, 2020
We are excited to announce that in light of the current situation and stay home precautions, we are now offering teletherapy sessions for speech, occupational, and physical therapy services. What is Teletherapy?   Teletherapy is delivering online therapy services with one of our speech, occupational, or physical therapists  through telecommunication technology, often from a distance…. View Article