The Zones of Regulation® — Managing Big Feelings

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Learning how to manage big feelings is an important task of childhood. In order to learn, focus, listen, communicate, and engage with peers, we need to know how to regulate emotions like stress, anger, or even excitement. It’s a tough lesson for all kids, but for those with developmental challenges it can be especially hard. […]

Another Great Summer at ICT!

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It’s hard to believe 8 weeks of summer camp have flown by, and our campers are beginning to head back to school! We had a truly wonderful summer at ICT, full of fun and remarkable language, emotional, social and sensory learning. We are so grateful to the families who entrusted us with their little ones, […]

Summer Camp Update – Weeks 5&6

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We’ve wrapped up weeks 5 and 6 of our Engines at Play Summer Intensive Program. Our campers continue to show steady progress from week to week. Keep reading to see what we’ve been up to with our latest themes: Pirates and Camping! But first, we’re excited to announce that due to the popularity of this […]

Yoga for Children with Speech, Language & Social Challenges

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It’s hard to go anywhere these days without spotting someone with a rolled-up yoga mat under an arm. Yoga’s popularity continues to rise as more and more people discover its positive effects on the body, mind, and spirit. But the benefits of yoga don’t stop there. We recently brought a new speech-language pathologist on board […]

Introducing ICT Year-Round Language Stimulation Program

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Do you have a pre-school aged child who struggles with language or social interaction? This Fall we will offer our popular Engines at Play program throughout the school year. The first 6-week session starts September 5th, M-F 8:30a – 12p. Enrollment is limited to 6 children, so be sure to sign up today! You can […]

ICT Camp Update – Weeks 3&4

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Weeks 3 & 4 of our Engines at Play summer camp nurtured language, social, and emotional learning through the themes “animals” and “superheroes”. We’re having a blast and seeing progress every day. Here’s what we’ve been up to:                 Keep an eye out for our next camp update, […]

Keys of Social Communication

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Social communication comes naturally to many of us, but for kids with speech, language or other developmental challenges, navigating the social world can be tricky. You can read more about social communication, and how we nurture it at ICT here.

ICT 2017 Summer Camp is Off to a Great Start!

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Cover image: Campers collaborated to create a mural during our “Under the Sea” week at camp.  We opened our new doors with a bang, welcoming campers to our Engines at Play Summer Intensive Program. Our first two weeks focused on learning social, emotional and language skills through the themes of “Under The Sea” and “Music […]

ICT Social Communication Groups: Member Stories

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Artwork: “Expressing Your Emotions” by a Member of an ICT Social Communication Group for Teenagers As Autism Awareness Month comes to a close, we want to shine the spotlight on how our social communication groups have helped our kiddos. Autism and other developmental challenges can make navigating the social world very difficult. In the words […]