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Sensory Friendly Programs, Activities and Places in Cincinnati

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Borrowed from: https://cincinnatiparent.com/sensory-friendly-programs-activities-and-places-in-cincinnati/ April is Autism Awareness Month, but for families with children with autism, the challenges are every day. Happily, in Cincinnati, there are a wealth of programs and resources available for families with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) all year long. Seeing a movie in the theatre, exploring an art museum, going to an arcade or playground, […]

Understanding DDBP at Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center

Date: Monday, April 22, 2019 Time: 5:30-8:00pm What: Learn more about DDBP (Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics), services, and supports For: Parents/caregivers of children with developmental disabilities Where: DDBP Building (3430 Burnet Ave. 5th Floor–Rooms 201 / 202) Must REGISTER ahead of time to attend. Go to this link: https://bit.ly/ 2SiEgOW Questions? or More […]

“Pieces of Hope” Campaign

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Purchase a “Pieces of Hope” cookie from Panera Bread this week (April 8-14), and all proceeds will go to the Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders. You can go to any of the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky locations. They will also be collecting change at the cash registers to support this campaign. http://www.covelli.com/autism At […]

JUST RELEASED! Great Parks of Hamilton invites you to explore: OUT OF THIS WORLD sensory-friendly hour

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What: Great Parks of Hamilton invites you to explore their OUT OF THIS WORLD sensory-friendly hour!! When: SATURDAY, APRIL 6 Time: 6-7 pm Where: Sharon Woods Park, Sharon Center What to Know: Enjoy the park after dark and celebrate all things space! Walk along a scale model of the solar system, launch water-powered rockets, explore […]

Back-and-Forth Talking

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Check out this article (from MIT Researchers) on how to develop and enhance your child’s verbal skills. https://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2018/02/14/mit-brain-study?utm_sq=fryy7lj7k4&fbclid=IwAR0upwzPNsv0BPk5Qy7OrSskQjWuvCRUnoIWxqEG20bc5PnP0x_TSJvPOqc At Cincinnati Therapy Connections, it is our goal to continue to develop, improve, and enhance your child’s verbal skills–no matter where they are in the process. Our therapists will meet your child wherever you would like (at […]

Booster Sessions

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What: FREE informational sessions addressing the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities Where: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Office Building (MOB)/ 3430 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, (Rooms 5/201 & 5.202) For: Families, individuals with disabilities, educators, and other professionals When: See flyer for dates https://www.ucucedd.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Booster-Sessions-at-a-Glance-2019.pdf At Cincinnati Therapy Connections, we always […]

Screen Time & Kids

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Ryan Howard of Smart Parent Advice wrote an interesting article about pros and cons of screen time for your child. (See the article here:https://smartparentadvice.com/screen-time-for-kids/) Screen time. In today’s connected world, there are more and more reasons to experience screen time. Screens are so prevalent, it’s hard to avoid them altogether. Having children only complicates the […]

“Family Picks” Resources… can you help?

The Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (DDBP) Family Advisory Council (FAC) is putting together a “family picks” list of resources for the Rubinstein Library (through Cincinnati Children’s Hospital). Do you have any books, websites, articles, or other resources that have helped you and your family? If so, please email DDBPFamilySupport@cchmc.org with your ideas. Please […]

Summer Therapy with CTC!

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It’s that time of year, to start to think about scheduling summer speech or occupational therapy for your child! Cincinnati Therapy Connection tries to make it easy on busy parents. We come directly to your home and work with your child on their speech or occupational therapy needs! Not only do we work with your […]

Autism Family Exploration

Where: Cincinnati Art Museum (Rosenthal Education Center) When: March 23, April 27, May 25 (9-11am) Cost: FREE and no reservations required Questions? Contact Sara Birkofer (access@cincyart.org / 513.639.2971) Cincinnati Therapy Connections always wants to keep you “in the know” about various sensory friendly activities in the Dayton/Cincinnati area. Stay tuned to our “Tips” page, so […]