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Neuro-diverse Hangout Night

July 5, 2021
Carolina Therapy Connection’s First Neuro-diverse Hangout Night! Carolina Therapy Connection is so excited to announce that our first neuro-diverse hangout night will be on July 15th at 6:30 PM. This all inclusive hangout group is designed for pre-teens/young adults interested in engaging in shared experiences, positive peer relations and having fun! Leading this awesome group… 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

What Is Stimming And Should I Stop It?

May 10, 2018
Stimming, or self-stimulatory behavior, is characterized by repetitive body movements or movement of objects to gain sensory input. Children can “stim” from visual, auditory (hearing), oral (taste), tactile (touch), vestibular (movement), and/or proprioceptive (joint) input. Common stimming behaviors include staring at lights or fans, making vocal sounds, mouthing or chewing objects, scratching or biting, rocking… View Article