How are you celebrating Halloween this year?

This year celebrating the holidays will look different. So, GTS would like to share some of our favorite seasonal activities to keep your families safe and having fun this holiday season.  These activities are a great way to… Read More

Tackling Teletherapy

Have you decided to do distance learning, or a hybrid of in-school with a dollop of distance learning on the side? As everyone starts to think about the upcoming school year, with endless questions in sight, we want… Read More

Explaining Juneteenth to children

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. It marks the date (June 19, 1865) on which the United States Army arrived in Galveston, Texas, with the… Read More

The power of play [Video]

Watch Casey on Sensory Fitness Live with Lakikid, describing the great importance and power of play! The Importance of Play Play is the most important part of your child’s development. Healthy brain development depends on a child’s ability… Read More

Is my child having Sensory issues? The signs and symptoms of a Sensory Processing Disorder

First, what is Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)? SPD is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information which comes in through the senses (sight, touch, taste, hearing, smelling, vestibular, and proprioceptive). Some people… Read More

How to reduce problem behavior in children with ASD

3-step prompting is a proven method to reduce problem behavior and promote positive social behaviors in children with autism disorder. The steps below can be implemented at home, in school or in the community. However, consistency is key…. Read More

Activities to help improve your Child’s Handwriting Skills at home

Tips for Using Board Games as Writing Games Pulled from the Inspired TreeHouse 1. Try carrying games over between multiple sessions. Using board games as handwriting games typically makes the game take a bit longer than it normally… Read More

Potty Training: Is it time?

Children Younger than 12 months of age aren’t yet able to control their bladder or bowels voluntarily yet. Typically, potty training occurs between 2 ½ – 3 years of age.  The signs below will act as your guide…. Read More

Distraction Feeding: Why & How to Avoid It

The most common misconception with feeding is that it is an innate reaction and will happen automatically.  This is false. Feeding is actually a learned activity, and should be treated as any other learning skill for your child…. Read More

Screen time: Helpful or Harmful?

Screen time: Helpful or Harmful? Technology and screen time are a dominant force in our society.  Most families own multiple TV’s, cellphones, tablets, or computers. Some families even have a tablet or cellphone for each member of the… Read More