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AAC and Me

May 23, 2019
AAC Augmentative and Alternative Communication, or AAC, is a widely used tool to aid in communication, speech and language. “AAC includes all of the ways we share our ideas and feelings without talking. We all use forms of AAC every day. You use AAC when you use facial expressions or gestures instead of talking. You… 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

Tips for Parents to Support Language Development

June 12, 2018
By: Mikeala Pogue As a Speech Language Pathologist, we are experts in speech and language development. However, parents are experts when it comes to their children. A child is usually seen for 30 minutes either once or twice a week by a Speech Pathologist. We need parents to help build language skills when they are… 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

Stretching Your Dollar

December 18, 2017
In order to be able to enjoy all of those family activities on the weekend, buy new fine motor or sensory toys for the kids, or just to put some money away, it’s important to be smart with your dollar. We all know it is that time of year when insurance deductibles renew and co-payments… View Article