Autism Awareness Month

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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

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

Staff Spotlight Vlog: Physical Therapists

November 18, 2020
Staff Spotlight Vlog: Physical Therapists Time to have some fun and learn more about our team here at Carolina Therapy Connection! Go behind the scenes to get a glimpse of our culture and meet our work family. During this episode of our new Staff Spotlight Vlog series, meet our pediatric physical therapists: Jessica, Lauren and… 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

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

“It Takes a Village” The Benefits of a Multi-disciplinary Approach to Sensory Integration Therapy

December 5, 2019
A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Sensory Integration Therapy   If you have a child with Sensory Processing Disorder, you know how important routines and familiarity are to them. We feel working with a team using the multi-disciplinary approach reduces the stress of working with multiple facilities and improves the overall results of your child’s care. Communication… View Article

Sensory Gym is Completed!

January 22, 2019
Check out our new, state-of-the-art sensory gym! We now have the largest, most comprehensive sensory gym in all of Eastern North Carolina. Stop by our Greenville location to tour our facility! Connect with us on social media to stay up to date with new and exciting developments this year! Connect with us on Facebook Connect… View Article