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Crawling – Your Baby’s Amazing Superpower

By TEIS Early Intervention Staff Crawling – Your Baby’s Amazing Superpower Building Skills and Healthy Bodies For your baby, crawling is much more than a way to get around on hands and knees. It’s a superpower that helps introduce her to the world, building skills and...

Developing Neck and Upper Body Strength

By TEIS Early Intervention Staff Tummy Time for Fitness and Fun Your baby may not need a personal trainer, but he or she does need some quality time developing neck and upper body strength. The good news is, no special exercises are needed, and a few minutes of play...

Don’t Let Your Baby Skip Crawling!

By TEIS Many babies begin to crawl between the ages of 7-10 months. But what if your baby wants to bypass crawling and go straight to walking? Sounds great right? She’s more advanced…or is she? Let’s talk about the importance of crawling and why we do not want young...

How And When To Encourage Utensil Use for Meals

By Annika Zalleck MOT OTR/L TEIS Occupational Therapist Children are always ready to grow up faster than their parents want them to and this is true when it comes to wanting to feed themselves during meals! Older babies and toddlers want to become more independent and...

5 Signs Your Child Will Be Walking Soon

By Katie Shroyer PT, DPT, CBIS TEIS Physical Therapist All children develop and grow at their own rates. Current research gives a range of when typically developing children achieve their gross motor milestones. Baby books and pediatricians will tell you that your...

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