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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

A New Chapter for ICT

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We’re excited to share that today marks the beginning of a new chapter for ICT! Our New Facility We’re in a beautiful new facility at 2103 Coral Way, Suite 720 in Miami, 33145–just blocks from our previous location. We’ve renovated it from top to bottom to allow plenty of space with natural light for play-based […]

Register for Our Summer Program Today!

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It’s almost summer again! That means another ICT Summer Program is on the horizon. You can find our flyer and registration form here.This is a popular program and space is limited! Our Summer Program is a weekday camp that runs from 6/26 to 8/11. We welcome kids ages 2-6 who need support with language and […]

It’s Been a Great Summer at ICT!

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Today we wrapped up 10 fun-filled weeks of our popular summer camp. Every week was a new adventure for our campers, with weekly themes including Animals, Pirates, Ocean, Summer, Camping, Circus, Space is the Place, Superheroes, Olympics and Back to School/All About Me. Daily Routine Our campers’ daily routine included free play, language activities, sensory […]

Parent Tips for Transition to Summertime

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Transitions can be hard for kids (and their parents!). This is especially true for kids with developmental and behavioral challenges. These kids might struggle with being flexible in the face of a new daily routine. For many of them, the predictable environment of school helps them feel safe and in control. A change like summer vacation, […]