Welcome to Therapy Connections
Therapy Connections is a place of comfort and change. It is a place of learning, growth, and support for all that come here. We want to meet your child where they are and lead them to their best self, in a meaningful, challenging, and playful way. We assess areas of difficulty and create a treatment plan to map out a therapeutic process.
Our primary focus is pediatric occupational therapy. We work closely with a team of experts to support your child and family throughout the therapeutic process.
About Therapy Connections
Our approach is based on the concept that behavior is communication. When working with children and families, it is key to begin with listening. Concerns from the perspective of the caregiver, teacher, and when able, the child, provide invaluable information regarding day to day functioning. Next, it is necessary to identify the underlying causes of interference through the evaluation process.
As a team (child, caregivers, and therapist, etc.), all aspects of your child will be considered to create a plan to meet your child at their present level and direct them toward their best self. The plan may include direct treatment to address changes to the brain and body, a home program of exercises and strategies for carryover of newly learned skills, and a plethora of take home ideas to calm both child and caregiver(s) across settings.
We aim to empower the child and caregivers to use their areas of strength to help overcome challenges.
Occupational Therapy Evaluation and Treatment
School Consult (classroom observation, IEP, MET, 504, teacher/staff training, etc.
In-home parent training/sensory diet
Parent support group host
Training and presentations for your staff, schools, churches, parent groups, practice, and clinic on topics such as sensory processing, movement, and learning, parenting your challenging child (calmparentexperience.com), supporting gross and fine motor development, tummy time classes. Customized presentation upon request.
Occupational therapy can work on:
Development of gross, fine, and visual motor skills
Owner / Occupational Therapist
Stacey Beyer an Occupational Therapist who received her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Wayne State University in 1996. She continues to take continuing education courses in OT. She has more than 27 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in school and outpatient settings. She has specialized training in sensory integration, Neuro-Developmental Treatment (NDT), Therapeutic Listening, Safe Sound Protocol (SSP), Masgutova Neurosensorimotor Reflex Integration (MNRI), INPP, Rhythmic Movement, play-based therapy such as Greenspan DIR/floortime approach, along with teen-adult transition planning through START (Statewide Autism Resource and Training). Stacey has lectured on various topics such as sensory processing, the influence on movement and learning, and the Calm Parent Experience program calmparentexperience.com. She is registered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and is licensed by the State of Michigan. Stacey enjoys doing yoga, cooking, and spending time with her family.
To make an appointment, please call 616-460-4360.
Currently accepting private pay, Priority Health, and BCBS.
Stacey’s work with our son has been a blessing. After many years of trying different types of therapies to help him with difficulties in speech and language development, math, and writing skills, we feel that he is finally making progress. We have seen improvements not only in academic areas, but both his fine and gross motor skills are improving as well. On top of that, he is relaxed and “more comfortable in his skin” than ever before. Stacey has a passion for her work in reflex integrative therapy and here is why: It works!!!
Mon - Fri: 7am - 6:15pm
Sat - Sun: Closed
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