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All About Physical Therapy

October 15, 2021
National Physical Therapy Month October is National Physical Therapy Month — a time to celebrate the profession and all the ways physical therapists promote independence, increase participation, facilitate motor development and function, improve strength and endurance, enhance learning opportunities, and ease daily challenges in the lives of their patients. This month we would like to shout out… View Article

Alternative & Complementary ADHD Treatments

September 15, 2021
What is ADHD? Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common disorders among children. Per the American Psychiatric Association, many ADHD symptoms, such as high activity levels, difficulty remaining still for long periods of time and limited attention spans, are common to young children in general. The difference in children with ADHD is that… View Article

Let’s Get Real About Screen Time

August 2, 2021
Screen Time and Childhood Development Screens and technology use are becoming more and more common for children. According to the CDC, children ages 8-10 spend an average of 6 hours per day in front of a screen. This increased time spent starring into a screen can have significant effects on a child’s health and development…. View Article

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

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

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

Speech Development

August 13, 2019
Speech and Language Development All children have speech variations during their early language development. Perhaps your child switches different consonants or still mixes words with baby talk. All of these things are normal to a certain age. Some children grow out of these practices or figure out articulation once they have learned to read and… View Article