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Dr. Teri Rouse

Dr. Teri Rouse, more often called Dr. Teri by friends, family, students and clients, is a wife,

mother, certified what is a specialist, a behavior specialist, an early interventionist, educator,

consultant, multiple best-selling author, creator of snuggle bunny story time, and a speaker.

However, the most important thing, she is a woman who cares passionately for the wellbeing of children and their families, and she has made it her mission to help families navigate through the chaos and create peace and tranquility in their homes so they can live the life they so desire.

She has spent over 22 years classrooms as a Special Education Teacher, Behavioral Specialist, Early Interventionist, Autism Specialist, Applied Behavior Analyst and Early Interventionist. Not only did Dr. Teri work in classrooms, she has spent the last 17 years teaching teachers how to teach at Chestnut Hill College, Widener University and Penn State. In 2016 she decided to work with private clients and founded KIDS: Interventions &; Direct Services where she is the Managing Director. 

Because of her extensive classroom experiences and her personal experiences as a parent/step-parent of a child with significant behavioral issues, her upcoming book, Untamed Chaos: a Guide to Improving Communication, Resolving Conflict, and Restoring Peace in Your Home, will be released later this year. She has also created several programs to help families create peace and tranquility in their homes so they can live the life they so desire.

Dr. Teri is a member of the National Academy of Best-Selling Authors and the Recipient of

multiple QUILLY Awards . Her books include Cracking the Code to Success and Success.

She also authored Julian’s Gift a children’s book inspired from her over 22 years in the Pre-K to 8 th grade classrooms.

She travels the globe to give presentations at conferences for teachers, school administrators, organizations and conventions such as the American Horticultural Therapy Association and the Division of International Special Education & Services.  Dr. Teri is involved with Division of International Special Education & Services, The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Light it Up Blue for Autism, Autism Speaks, Lily’s Hope Foundation and Uthando, South Africa.

To connect with Dr. Teri and learn more about her work, including how to get involved with

Snuggle Bunny Book Club and other programs, please visit