Everyday Early Intervention Blogs

Recent blog postings:

parent and child reading

Tech Talk

Today, parenting means finding a balance between time spent on devices and screen-free time. This isn’t so different from days when parents were tasked with setting limits on what programs you could watch on TV, how close you were allowed
mother and child

Planning for Summer

The summer can be a fun and challenging time. It can be liberating to not have school or daily routines. Without formal scheduling guidelines, you can choose your preferred activities. However, it can also be difficult to identify such activities,
boy and girl playing with puppets

Siblings as Role Models for Children With Disabilities

The sibling relationship is often the longest lasting family connection.

child peeking head out of box

You Have Everything You Need: Using Household Items for Early Intervention

You play an important role in your child’s everyday experiences. You help your child grow stronger through play.

mom and son playing with blocks

What’s the Difference Between Physical and Occupational Therapies in Early Intervention?

Many people wonder what the difference is between a physical therapist (PT) or an occupational therapist (OT) working with babies and small children. The difference really depends on the age of the child and the child’s motor skills.

mom and dad (holding baby)

What Is a Developmental Therapist?

A developmental therapist works closely with families and additional members of a child’s team, including the service coordinator, to ensure that the services provided are appropriate to a family’s needs and desires.

mom and child playing with large ball toy

What Is Bagless Early Intervention?

Bagless intervention encourages providers to focus on routines, activities, and materials that are familiar to the child when addressing IFSP outcomes. When service providers use toys or everyday items already available in a family’s home, parents may participate more in early intervention and engage in similar activities with the child even when the service provider is not present.