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“A study of 160 Failure to Thrive infants in Montreal with an average age of 8.8 months, concluded the average age of onset of feeding problems was 3.1 months and the average referral time by pediatricians for help was 19.2 months.” (Ramsay 1999)

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In The Home

Therapy Services provided and performed in the home.

Feeding Clinic

Specialized Feeding and Swallowing therapy performed in our Charlotte and Statesville clinics.

Schools and Daycares

Therapy performed in the school or daycare setting.

What's New

What's New - Carolina Speech And Occupational Therapy, Inc.

New office opens in Statesville at 129 N Tradd Street

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Meredith Schoore joins Carolina Speech And Occupational Therapy in the Statesville area

Speech Therapist Robin Goldberg joins Carolina Speech And Occupational Therapy in the Charlotte area

Occupational Therapist Morgan Jones joins Carolina Speech And Occupational Therapy in the Charlotte area

SLP Heather Harwell joins Carolina Speech And Occupationa Therapy in the Statesville region

The Feeding Center expands to Statesville at 218 W. Broad St, Ste 27, Statesville, NC 28677

Erin Ray, MA CCC-SLP joins the Feeding Center.

Current News

Current News for Carolina Speech Therapy, Inc.

Feeding Development Milestone Chart has now been published(more info)

Recent Events

Recent Events - Carolina Speech and Occupational Therapy, Inc.

New office opens in Statesville at 129 N Tradd Street

The Feeding Center expands to now include Charlotte and Statesville

Occupational Therapy

How do I know if my child may need occupational therapy?

• Difficulty paying attention or following instructions.

• Overly sensitive to sound, touch, or odors

• Difficulty with manipulating toys and puzzles

• Frequently pushes, hits, or uses too much force when playing with other children

• Difficulties with clothing fasteners: zippers, buttons, shoelaces

• Low or high muscle tone or poor balance

• Difficulty coordinating both sides of the body

• Difficulty with copying shapes or letters

• Constantly moving, jumping, crashing, bumping

• Does not accept change in routine easily

• Finds it difficult to make friends with children of the same age, prefers to play with adults or younger children rather than peers

• Inability to calm self when upset


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