Making Sense of Our Experiences

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Making “Sense” of Our Experiences

July 16, 2021
The Pyramid of Learning The Pyramid of Learning was was developed by Occupational Therapist Kathleen Taylor and Special Educator Maryann Trott. The Pyramid of Learning is an easy-to-understand illustration that depicts a general idea of a child’s foundational skills, and what other skills build upon those. Think about it: You can’t place stones on the top… 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

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

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

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

“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

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