Pediatric occupational therapy helps children and teens develop the skills they need to grow into functional, independent adults. Physical impairment, injuries and many other issues can hinder the ability to perform common tasks and progress through the normal stages of social or cognitive development.
Speech therapy focuses on improving a child’s speech and abilities to understand and express language, including nonverbal language. These services could include the evaluation and treatment of delays and disorders in the areas of articulation and language, as well as oral motor disorders that affect feeding and swallowing.
Pediatric physical therapy addresses a variety of orthopedic impairments, disabilities, and changes in physical function and health status in children and teens. A physical therapist provides exercises that help increase a child’s or teen’s stamina and strength.
Our Social Skills groups are led by a licensed speech-language pathologist. They are offered to children of all ages, however groups are created with children of similar ages and language abilities.
Educational services include comprehensive educational testing and consultation to determine the student’s academic level of functioning. Planned interventions are used to develop the student’s areas of learning strengths and limitations.
We encourage family-centered therapy through active participation and we provide Family Support Services.
This section provides useful links to various resources for both parents and therapists.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication, or AAC, is a widely used tool to aid in communication, speech and language. At Carolina Therapy Connection, learn more about AAC and how it can help your child from our awesome speech therapists!