The Importance of Early Intervention

The Importance of Early Intervention

By TEIS Early Intervention Staff The Importance of Early Intervention Developmental Delays and Disabilities According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), developmental disabilities affect 1 in 7 children in the United States, or about 15%. As a...
Holiday “Dieting”: Sensory Edition

Holiday “Dieting”: Sensory Edition

By Maggie Yuhas, MOT, OTR/L  TEIS Occupational Therapist Holidays mean a lot of things, including family, food, celebration, and excitement, but also, traveling, meals away from home, new places, and new experiences. This can be overwhelming for your child, especially...

Summer Sensory Play

Guest Blogger: Casey Waugh, MOTR/L One of the glories of summer… outdoor play!! The great outdoors has so much to offer to the little explorer. Moving play outside for the summer provides boundless opportunities for creative thinking, discovery, refinement of gross...

Benefits of Play-doh

Who doesn’t love the smell of play-doh? It’s like the natural scent of childhood! And really, who hasn’t EATEN play-doh at one point in their life? Admit it! We’ve all had a taste of that salty, colorful dough. Sounds crazy, but it’s pretty darn tempting! As parents,...

Rough and Tumble Play

Is your child the one that loves to be THROWN up in the AIR and tossed around?? Then roll on the floor as if they were lion cubs wrestling?   My husband travelled for his work, and would sometimes be gone for a month at a time! He would come home and hug me, kiss...