Our Mission

Our mission is to equip children with the skills necessary to grow and develop to their highest potential. Through collaboration, communication, and mutual respect: We strive to provide quality therapy services to children and their families. Our desire is for each child to learn self-awareness, how to play, function, and be successful in all that they do.

Phone:  575-222-4588
Fax:  575-222-4590

390 Calle de Alegra
Las Cruces, NM 88005

What we do

Occupational Therapy promotes successful acquisition of play, learning, motor, self-awareness for children. Activities used to address these areas include, play activities, sensory motor skills, visual motor/perceptual skills, fine motor activities, and daily living tasks.


Henry Rowlison BS OTR/L is a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist with over 22 years of experience in Pediatric Occupational Therapy, and Geriatric Occupational Therapy. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch. Henry has worked in the public schools, early intervention settings, skilled nursing settings, and Home health settings. Henry has experience and training in sensory processing disorders, feeding, infant mental health, fine motor skill development, visual motor skill development, and daily living skill development.

The Play lab is excited to announce that we are now be able to offer Speech and Language services. We are extremely fortunate to be able to welcome Sandi Maynes, M.A. CCC-SLP to The Play Lab Team.

Sandi Maynes, M.A. CCC-SLP is a licensed and registered bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Bachelor of Science Education in Communication Disorders from New Mexico State University in 2005 and her Master of Arts Education from New Mexico State University in 2007. She has experience in the areas of pediatrics, young school age, adolescents and the geriatric populations. Sandi has worked in the public schools, early intervention, skilled nursing facility and home health. Sandi has worked in inpatient and outpatient clinical settings. Sandi is experienced in the areas of cleft lip and cleft palate, dysphagia, feeding, apraxia of speech, Autism Spectrum Disorders, medically fragile children, Parkinson’s Disease, dementia, speech and language disorders, Traumatic Brain Injuries, aphasia and voice disorders.

Red Flags

  • Excessive energy and activity level
  • Frequent impulsiveness
  • Short attention span and distractibility
  • Motor coordination difficulties
  • Difficulty making transitions
  • Significant social skill behavior problems
  • Uncooperative with self-care tasks