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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 tortico...

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 skill...

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Benefits of Sign Language

  Created by: Danielle Gage MSU Speech Student Common Misconceptions About Sign Language Sign language hinders my child’s ability to speak: Research shows that sign language actually enhances a variety of speech and language skills nec...

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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 s...

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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...

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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...

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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 hopefu...

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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...

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Tummy Time

The Importance of Tummy Time As a baby grows and develops, it is very important that he has the opportunity to play in different positions. Since babies spend time on their backs while sleeping and in car seats, it is important that whil...

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Children’s Therapy Corner provides therapeutic intervention for children. CTC was founded on the belief that there should be a place where families can come and learn about their child’s needs, in a supportive team atmosphere. We will work with you to provide direction and support for your family and your child. The goal is for your child to live their life to its fullest capacity.