CTC Articles & Updates

Vicki Can Help With "Mindful Stress Busters"

Vicki Jansma is a retired school social worker and a valuable member of the staff at CTC.  Throughout her career she has watched young educators and school professionals burn out from the stress of their jobs.     “Educators are under increasing pressure and...

Hot Off the Press: Hear Here 2018

Want to know what CTC has been up to in the last year?  Our 2018 Hear Here newsletter is now available online!  Check it out by clicking here. It includes: Community Benefits Therapy and Fun Outcomes Partnerships Programs Family Activities Homework Hints Student...

Speech and Language at Home: Phonemic Awareness

Phonemic awareness is the ability to hear and manipulate sounds in spoken speech. Some phonemic awareness skills are: separating words into individual sounds, combining sounds together to make words, and adding, subtracting, or changing sounds in a word to create a...

2018 Coloring Contest and Read to Me Tea

The Thirteenth Annual Read to Me Tea celebrated the artistic accomplishments of 60 West Michigan children with special needs.  Children were able to enter the competition by attending area schools that work with CTC.  This was the first year that our in-office clients...

Meet Darius

Today is #GivingTuesday 2017!  All day long we're going to share stories on Facebook and Twitter that highlight the great work that CTC is able to do thanks to your donations. Starting at 8AM EST Facebook will be matching all donations and waving all donation fees! ...

Giving Tuesday is Here!

#GivingTuesday has officially begun! Look for photos and stories from our clients and volunteers all day on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for our e-mail list (only one e-mail today, we promise!). Join the #unselfie movement. If we happen to be your organization, tag...

You Should Try Dance/Movement Therapy

What is Dance/Movement Therapy (or DMT)? It's the process of dancing and moving. Instead of talking through therapy, you dance about it.   Sarah, our therapist, is one of three registered Dance/Movement therapists in West Michigan. She works with people of all ages...