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Tuesday, 10 January 2017 19:59

Why is sport specialization not so special?

What is sport specialization? Playing sports as a child used to mean there was a good chance you played several sports throughout the year. This may include soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter, and track and field in the spring. However, today, many kids…
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 16:47

Understanding Toe Walking in Children

What is Toe Walking? Toe walking simply means that the child walks up on the balls of their feet instead of walking with a heel-to-toe pattern. Toe walking is something frequently treated at our clinic. But how do you know if toe walking is something…
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 22:26

What are Social Stories?

If you have ever wondered, “What exactly are social stories?”, or have a child that has difficulty with transitions, unexpected environments or social skills, this article is for you. I’m here to introduce social stories and hopefully inspire you to give them a try. Social…
Thursday, 28 May 2015 22:56

All The Worlds A-Play

“Play Hard” is one of the most important things learned as a child – and a skill grown-ups oftentimes need to rekindle!“ By Janet Ringle-Bartels & Julie Windham Play. Although on the surface it seems to be a simple word, it has such a strong…
It's Here! — CTC-Traverse City is excited to now offer both the Sandbox Program and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA).  Our Okemos and Traverse City locations are offering a new developmental program providing intensive therapeutic programming for children diagnosed with autism. Children’s Therapy Corner is excited to…
Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00

The Benefits of Sign Language

To Sign or Not to Sign - That is the Question:  There are many misconceptions about teaching sign language to children before they can speak. At Children's Therapy Corner we want you to know the importance of sign language and how you can begin using…
Monday, 22 December 2014 20:41

Home Activities for Your Child

After-School Activities to Increase Your Child's Fine Motor, Gross Motor, and Speech and Language Skills:  Our therapists in the Traverse City location have shared some of their favorite activities to help your child progress their skills with fun and motivating ideas for targeting fine motor, visual…
Monday, 17 November 2014 00:00

Torticollis in Babies

Torticollis is the name given to the condition when a baby has tightness on one side of their neck that leads to a head tilt to one side with a neck rotation to the opposite side. The reported incident rate of congenital muscular torticollis is…
Digging Deeper Building Stronger Reaching Higher —  Starting soon at our Okemos location this new developmental program provides intensive therapeutic programming for children with autism. Children’s Therapy Corner is excited to introduce our new program designed for children on the Autism Spectrum. Our “Sandbox” is a…
Tuesday, 06 May 2014 13:15

New Traverse City Office Opens

Our new Traverse City location has officially opened! A May 17 Open House will be held onsite from 1:00pm-3:00pm with a dedication ceremony at 1:00pm. This event is open to the general public; RSVPs are not necessary. After exhaustive planning, breaking ground, negotiating a brutal…
If you are seeking therapeutic services for your child, we want to share with you the opportunities at Children’s Therapy Corner.  We can assist with services throughout the year or during the summer months when your school services are not available. Our teams in our…
Friday, 14 February 2014 17:54

Weighted Blankets

            Weighted blankets provide deep pressure input and can be used as a calming tool. The calming effects have been found to decrease activity level, increase focus, and improve sleep. Lap pads and “lap snakes” are  similar tools but are smaller…
Monday, 09 December 2013 23:19

School is Closed; Is CTC Open?

With the arrival of wintery weather and inevitable school closings, the question "I wonder if Children's Therapy Corner is open?" may come to mind. Please know that if schools are closed due to inclement weather, CTC is likely to be open! If, in very rare…
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CTC is recognized as an in-network/preferred provider of autism therapeutic services for all major insurance companies.

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CTC at a Glance

  • What We Do +

    • We specialize in quality therapeutic services for children with physical, sensory, cognitive and communication needs.

    • We educate parents on their child's needs in order to effectuate the therapeutic process in home and community.

    • We use a multi-disciplinary team approach to collaborate on an effective therapeutic care plan.

    • We focus on achieving maximal independent function that carries into the child's world.

  • Areas of Treatment +

    Children's Therapy Corner's service areas include:

    • Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Neuromuscular Disorders
    • Perceptual Deficits
    • Developmental Delays
    • Premature and High-Risk Infants
    • Feeding Difficulties
    • Fine Motor Problems
    • Apraxia Impairments
    • Sensory Processing
    • Therapeutic Listening

  • Program Targets +

    At Children's Therapy Corner, the results of assessments and evaluations provide individualized programs and specific targets. Developmental goals include:

    • Activities of Daily Living
    • Environmental Modifications
    • Socialization
    • Adaptation Options
    • Specific Skill Development

  • Specialized Programs +

    • P.L.A.Y. Project Home Consulting
    • Aquatic Therapy
    • Therapeutic Listening
    • Music Programs and Groups
    • Sensory Integration Education
    • Monthly Parent Education Workshops 

  • Support Services +

    Beyond hands-on therapies, Children's Therapy Corner offers many support programs and services, all taking into account the unique needs of children and their families.

    • No-Charge Initial Consultation
    • Direct Assessment
    • Trans-Disciplinary Team Assessment
    • Screenings
    • Financial Arrangement Support
    • Community Reintegration Planning
    • Individual Child Sessions
    • School Consultations
    • Educational Programs for Families
    • Community Awareness
    • Resource Materials
    • Home Programs

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CTC Shared Values

  • Treat Others with Uncompromising Truth
  • Lavish Trust on Your Associates
  • Mentor Unselfishly
  • Be Receptive to New Ideas, Regardless of Their Origin
  • Take Personal Risks for the Organization
  • Give Credit Where It’s Due
  • Do Not Touch Dishonest Dollars
  • Put the Interests of Others Before Your Own

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