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Mealtime Tips For Your Picky Eater

January 20, 2023

Why Is Mealtime So Important For Children? The 3 most important things for humans to survive is: food, water and oxygen. For some parents, the concern for their kiddos health and well-being becomes heightened when they notice their kiddo isn’t eating as much food or as many types of foods as they may have at… View Article



Autism Center and Autism Resources

December 14, 2022

CTC Continues Commitment to Serving Autism Community and Provides Resources for Families Since becoming a Certified Autism Center™ in 2020, Carolina Therapy Connection Greenville (CTC) has built upon the certification principals by collaborating with other resources to create a stronger community. Its therapists are now going into ABA clinics to provide occupational and physical therapy… View Article


Your Baby’s Communication: Prelinguistic Vocalization

November 3, 2022

What can I expect before my baby begins talking? Your baby’s first form of communication will be nonverbal and happens soon after birth. Your may baby grimace, cry, or squirm to express a range of emotions and physical needs, from fear and hunger to frustration and sensory overload. Oftentimes, parents learn to listen and interpret their… View Article


The Vestibular System in Pediatrics

October 3, 2022

What is the Vestibular System? Vesti-what?!? The vestibular system is made up of the inner ear, vestibulocochlear nerve that communicates between the inner ear and brain, parts of the brainstem, and cortical areas in the brain. The vestibular system responds to head movements like when you nod your head “yes”, shake your head “no”, or tip… View Article


Helping Your Child Learn to Walk

August 2, 2022

Concerns About Your Child’s Ability to Walk Are you concerned that your child hasn’t started walking yet? Development and achievement of motor milestones happens at a pace unique to each child. However, if your child has not yet started walking independently by 18 months it may be time to reach out to your local Physical… View Article


All About Occupational Therapy

July 5, 2022

What is Occupational Therapy?  The main goal of OT is to increase quality of life so that the client can continue to participate in their personal interests as well as take care of their own needs. Through therapeutic use of self, a strong relationship of trust is built between client and therapist that will help… View Article


Does My Child Need a Sensory Diet?

May 19, 2022

What is a Sensory Diet? As a COTA, during my first visit with a family for Occupational Therapy Services I am looking for and asking about ways to develop a sensory diet for home, school and/or community use. I often get the question, “What is a Sensory Diet?” A Sensory Diet is a personalized, organized… View Article


At Home Spring Activities

April 19, 2022

Spring Fun in Full Bloom! Spring has officially sprung here at Carolina Therapy Connection! We are taking full advantage of all of the creative opportunities to foster a supportive learning environment. The onset of a new season also brings opportunities for fun, hands-on ways to incorporate goals into daily play routines!   The Role of Play … View Article


Does My Child’s Pencil Grasp Matter?

March 1, 2022

Does the way children hold their pencil really matter? If you have a pencil handy, pick it up and notice how you hold it. Which fingers does the pencil rest between how are you supporting it? How much pressure do you use when you write? Does it really make a difference in your handwriting? The… View Article