Hi TTP friends! My name is Maddie Jones and I am an intern at The Therapy Place. I am currently a senior exercise science major at the University of South Carolina hoping to become a physical therapist in the next few years. I am so blessed to be able to have this opportunity to spend … Continue reading My Experience at TTP
Toys For Birth to 5 Month Olds Rattles Squeeze toys Large rings Activity gyms Plush animals Interactive play mats Black and white books Wind chimes Toys with mirrors Mobiles Toys For 6 to 11 month old babies Xylophones Stacking toys Wooden puzzles Baby blocks Musical toys Teething toys Activity tables Play phones Pretend kitchenware Play … Continue reading Suggestions for developmental age appropriate toys
Hi TTP family! I go by “Minnie the Guinea!” Some places have therapy dogs, but here at TTP there is just me, Minnie (SQUEEK)! I love all my new friends here. Everyday they love on me, play with me, and they even feed me lots of treats! The Therapy Place is the best place ever! … Continue reading Minnie the Guinea!
Bare Bones of IEP: https://prezi.com/view/KS9xvM5w9OenxbA3aeKR/ Rock that IEP Meeting: https://prezi.com/view/LjfwyfosM4QWF0NqQETP/ Introductory Text: October is here and with it comes Halloween! How appropriate to pair the month of scary things with the IEP!! The entire IEP process can be daunting, confusing, and certainly scary. In the spirit of Halloween, I've used a skeleton to strip the IEP process … Continue reading Understanding and Rocking your IEP!
From January to July I have had the pleasure of interning, followed by working in the Bridges Program at The Therapy Place in South Carolina. To sum it up quickly, Bridges is a preschool structured program designed to fit the needs of kids with a wide range of special needs diagnoses. With the help of … Continue reading Brandon by Jennie Hiro
A child uses his mouth for many things-communication, eating/drinking, exploring new objects and even calming! One of the first ways a child learns to self soothe and calm is through sucking (on a pacifier, thumb, bottle) and oral input, as they receive deep pressure input in a rhythmical manner which is calming and organizing. As … Continue reading Chewlery
In bible study last night, one of my friends asked if any of us had difficulty talking about our faith at work. At first I thought what a strange question because at The Therapy Place, we are always thanking God, praying, blessing our meals and sharing our stories of faith here at work. Then I … Continue reading The Heart of TTP
Several years ago, I knew it was time for a change. The job I was in had totally burned me out, so I resigned and prayed about where I was supposed to be. A friend told me her pediatric therapy clinic (The Therapy Place) was hiring a front desk admin. I knew I wanted to work with kids and not … Continue reading Burnt Out To Building Bridges
Did you know that one of our awesome parents at The Therapy Place is an accomplished juggler? Jessica Drennan does not actually work for the circus, but she performs feats that require skill and balance between her family and professional life. In her professional life, Ms. Drennan is the Director of Children with Special … Continue reading Juggling Work and Life
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