- July 7: The first day of our first ever TeleTherapy & Fun summer program began.
- July 6: CTC entered Phase 2 of our Reopening Plan.
- July 29: Our first virtual event, the 15th Annual Read to Me Tea, was launched.
- June 22: CompuCraft donated funds to purchase new iPads for teletherapy. Board and staff matches followed.
- June 1: we began seeing clients via teletherapy.
- May 20: CTC was approved funds from the Nonprofit Technical Assistance Fund to purchase hardware to assist in teletherapy.
- May 15: CTC entered Phase 1 of our Reopening Plan.
- May 1: Work began on our reopening plan, which was approved by both CTC’s board and staff.
- March 20: CTC closed its doors to all clients and staff. All in-person services were suspended while we upgraded our technology and moved towards a teletherapy model.
To Our Families, Friends, and Supporters:
We are delighted to announce that while CTC has been proud to help flatten the curve of Covid-19 in West Michigan, we have begun to start in-person services again effective June 6, 2020.
Our physical doors have been closed since March, and we’ve turned to working at home and offering teletherapy to keep serving as many people as we could during those confusing spring months.
We’ve missed you, and we’ve missed serving families for whom teletherapy was not a good option. We’ve heard from many of you that your children haven’t seen a speech-language pathologist, occupational therapist, or dance/movement therapist in months because teletherapy simply isn’t a good option. The losses and backsliding have been significant, and many caregivers are worried that their children won’t be able to start the school year strong.
Because of this, we’ve decided to start reopening our offices, one step at a time and with careful attention to health and safety procedures.
Monday, July 6, we will start seeing up to one client at a time in person, with one therapist per client and one administrative staff member at most in the building. There are enough therapy tools, personal protective equipment, and other supplies to ensure thorough sanitizing between sessions. Required safety measures include:
- PPE for every person who comes into the clinic.
- Temperature checks for all clients and staff.
- Families of clients will be asked to wait in their cars or outdoors when possible.
- Social distancing measures will be maintained.
If you have questions or want to schedule an appointment, please call (616) 559-1054 or email email@example.com.
Yours in the service of children with developmental disabilities and delays,