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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

Sensory Walk Activity to do at Home!

April 7, 2020
Home with your kiddos and need some sensory suggestions?   This is a sensory walk that you can easily create at home with chalk and other materials (bins filled with rice, beans, dirt, sand, etc.).  This helps to promote balance, coordination, and following directions.  Try it at home and show us how you created your… 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

“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

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


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

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