Christine Giles, MS, CCC-SLP is a practicing therapist as well as the owner of Creative Therapy Works, LLC. She earned an undergraduate degree at The Florida State University with a major in Communication Disorders and a Master of Science degree from The University of Wyoming in Speech-Language Pathology. She has been actively practicing therapy in schools, pediatric hospitals, private settings, home health, rehabilitation facilities, and skilled nursing facilities since 2002.
Screenings for Autism Did you know that all children between 18-24 months are highly recommended to get a screening for Autism? How many have followed that recommendation? If your child has not had one at their check-up, you can request
This is the first week of Autism Awareness Month 2018. For April 2018, Creative Therapy Works will highlight information and quotes they have gathered from parent report, observations, and direct patient contact that you may find viable to pass along
World Down Syndrome Day is celebrated annually to raise awareness for Down syndrome. Down syndrome is a congenital disorder which is caused by the occurrence of an extra 21st chromosome. The day is celebrated in 60 countries, and the activities
Julia is shy with bright red hair and green eyes. She enjoys painting, drawing and picking flowers. Julia also has autism! When she speaks, she echoes the words and phrases that she hears
1. Exercise – regular cardiovascular exercise increases blood flow to your brain and body. Physical activity leads to reduced risk of cognitive decline. Working out is an important facet of a healthy lifestyle! 2. School – academic stimulation (regardless of
Most children with autism have a difficult time fitting in with their peers. Because autism’s main symptoms include difficulty with social communication, problems with socializing are almost inevitable. The playground in the perfect place for your child to learn important social
Reading to your children plays a huge role in their language development. Additionally, reading to your children can become a fun staple in your family’s bedtime routine – what a great way to bond with your kids and improve their
The new year can be overwhelming with ongoing demands from family and work life. The added pressure of having to create and achieve New Years Resolutions can seem daunting. Here are a few resolutions made easy just for you moms! 1.
Starting back to school can be just as stressful for the parents as the kids. Here are some helpful tips to help transition from summer to the school year as easily as possible. 1. Put them to bed on time!
Please join us this summer at our Literacy Development Camp! It’s sure to satisfy your Pre-kindergaterner’s appetite! Here is a link to the application to sign up! Reserve your spot today! http://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/2R0pturT4Nb1qAfe12