early intervention

TEIS, Inc. Statement on Anti-Racism and Diversity. – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below!TEIS, Inc. Statement on Anti-Racism and Diversity At TEIS Inc., we stand with our employees, communities, and the families we serve as we all struggle to understand the importance of recent events, the protests they have sparked, and the traumas inflicted by systemic racism. We believe we all have a role to play in dismantling institutional racism. As an organization, our goal is to bring Early Intervention services to families throughout our…

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Parenting in the Age of COVID-19. Staying Supportive. TEIS, Inc. – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below!By TEIS Early Intervention Staff The Coronavirus Pandemic has provided many new and unexpected challenges for everyone. Whether you are a young mother, a parent working from home, or grandparent used to helping with the kids, we’ve all had to adapt to new modes of coping in a very short span of time. Being in a lockdown situation creates new challenges, especially for those caring for young children, children with developmental delays,…

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Tips for Supporting Your Kids During the Pandemic. COVID-19 – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below!By TEIS Early Intervention Staff Tips for Supporting Your Kids During the Pandemic The news about COVID-19 can be frightening, a major pandemic that has spread to almost every country around the world. The good news is that kids are affected differently than adults. Under 1% of cases have been recorded in children 9 years-old and under, and many of these have mild or no symptoms. There may be no fever, no…

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Developmental Delays and Disabilities, Early Intervention – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below!By TEIS Early Intervention Staff 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 child grows, they develop new physical, cognitive, and social skills at every age. From smiling and paying attention to faces at two months to playing make believe and dressing themselves by three years of age, a host…

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What is Low Tone and How Does it Affect My Child? – Parents Article

Like it? Share it, or post a comment below! By Katie Shroyer, PT, DPT, CBISTEIS Physical Therapist Do you notice that your child tends to fall to the side or forwards when they are trying to sit? Do you feel like your child’s arms and/or legs move really easily or feel very light when moving them? If so, it is possible that your child has “low tone,” which is also known as hypotonia. The definition of “low tone” includes muscles…

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