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Keeping Your Active Toddler Busy in Winter

By Audra Sitterly OTD, OTR/L TEIS Occupational Therapist When the weather is below freezing and its too cold, wet, or windy to be outside, it can be a challenge to take your toddler out of the house. Toddlers often have endless amounts of energy that can leave you...

Teaching Your Child to Drink from a Straw Cup

By Maggie Yuhas, MOT, OTR/L TEIS Occupational Therapist Ready to move on from the bottle or sippy cup, but not quite ready for an open cup? Straws can be a great next step, but tricky to introduce. Before transitioning to a straw cup, consider introducing a straw...

What is High Tone and How Does it Affect My Child?

By Katie Shroyer, PT, DPT, CBIS TEIS Physcial Therapist Do you feel like your child’s arms and/or legs are “stiff” or difficult to move when attempting to change her diaper or help her put her clothes on? If so, it is possible that your child has “high tone,” which is...

What is Brain-Based Visual Impairment or CVI?

By Jennifer Smith TEIS Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments How can my child have a visual impairment if the doctor says her eyes are perfect?  On the surface, that seems to be a contradictory statement; a person with a visual impairment and perfect eyes, but...

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...

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