Michigan 50 Companies to Watch

In 2018, Children’s Therapy Corner was honored to be chosen by Michigan Celebrates Small Business as one of Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch! Jeffrey Mosher talks with Janet Ringle-Bartels, President and Owner of one of Michigan 50 Companies to Watch in 2018, Children’s Therapy Corner, Inc of Okemos, Midland and Traverse City, MI Check out this interview with our President … Read More

Insights in to Pediatric Psychology

Child standing in front of crayon structure at Children's Therapy Corner in Midland

In preparation for the arrival of Elisabeth Dahl, PsyD. to our Lansing location, check out some insights into Pediatric Psychology!     Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder “Social (pragmatic) communication disorder is characterized by difficulty with the use of social language and communication skills (also called pragmatic communication by professionals). A child or teen with this disorder will have difficulty in … Read More

Lansing Announces New Team Member Joining February 2019 – Elisabeth Dahl, PsyD

Children’s Therapy Corner is very excited to announce a new member to our Lansing location family! Elisabeth Dahl, PsyD is a Licensed Psychologist that will be joining our Lansing team beginning in February 2019, and working side by side with our Therapists to provide additional services for our families in need. We are very excited to have her join us … Read More

Respite days 2018 are here!

  Children’s Therapy Corner is offering respite days in December 2018! Each of our locations will be offering a day for parents to drop their kids (and their siblings!) at CTC for a few hours to get errands done, prep for the Holidays or just take a nap! Each location will have games, crafts and fun to keep them entertained. … Read More

Summer Picky Eating Groups

Goals of Group Exploration of new foods based on properties such as color, taste and texture Encourage food science approach to exploration Improve tolerance to change of regularly tolerated foods, such as brand specific foods Increase the number and amount of foods your child eats Who should consider joining us? Less than 30 foods regularly tolerated Increased anxiety over meals … Read More

Summer Services

If you are seeking therapeutic services this summer for your child, we want to share with you the opportunities at Children’s Therapy Corner. Our teams in all of our locations, Midland, Traverse City and Okemos, are committed to providing quality therapeutic services to children with an array of needs. We provide . . . Speech-language Therapy to address communication needs for … Read More

Family Information Night – PLAY Autism Intervention

Family Information Night PLAY Autism Intervention An evidence-based early intensive intervention program Come join other parents and caregivers to learn about PLAY Autism Intervention at Children’s Therapy Corner! Information nights will be held at each location Spring, 2018. PLAY Autism Intervention is an evidence-based, intensive early intervention program for children 18 months through 6 years of age with autism. This … Read More

Torticollis in Babies

Therapist working with child

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 0.3-2% (1). Infants who have torticollis typically lie with their neck bent to one side and … Read More

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 motor, gross motor, and speech and language skills in the after-school hours. From our Occupational … Read More

Benefits of Sign Language

Therapist and child

  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 necessary for foundational learning skills. My child has to have a hearing impairment in order to learn sign language: False. Sign language has been used … Read More