Parent Tips for Back-to-School

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It’s that time of year again: Summer is winding down as you gear up for a change in routine. Starting school after summer vacation is a big change for most kids. For little ones going to school for the first time, or for children with developmental or social challenges, it can be especially tough. We […]

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Reading interactively with your child opens a chest of endless language treasure. Vocabulary, grammar, sequencing, predicting, narrative development, social rules and, of course, cuddle time!

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 […]

Yoga Class is Coming to ICT!

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A 6-week class meeting every Wednesday at 4p starts September 6th and you won’t want your child to miss it! This year we added yoga to our Engines at Play Summer Intensive Program, thanks to our newest therapist, Jacki, who received training to teach yoga to children with special needs. Our campers look forward to […]

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 […]

Tummy Time’s Role in Feeding, Speech & Language Development

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Tummy Time! Child development experts have sung (and sung) its praises, and most parents and parents to-be understand that it’s important. Placing your baby tummy down on your chest, lap, or supervised on the floor is integral to every aspect of her development. Here, we’ll sing tummy time’s praises again, focusing on its role in […]