About The Early Learning Institute

Serving Pittsburgh & Western PA

 

teli’s Mission

teli – The Early Learning Institute,  helps children realize their full potential.  We enrich their lives, and those of their families, by providing specialized programs and individualized early intervention services for children with developmental delays.  In the home or in the community, teli collaborates and partners with other community organizations to carry out our mission.

The beginning….

Since it began, more than 50 years, teli has served thousands of families by helping to establish a caring and comfortable environment in which children and their families can thrive. teli brings to life a compassion for the care of children with developmental delays that is unrivaled.  As a non-profit organization, teli is focused on providing the best possible early intervention care for your child, while other for-profit providers may be more focused on the ‘bottom-line’.

In 1958, families of children with developmental delays often felt helpless with few educational and therapeutic options for their child. St Peter’s Child Development Center was conceived and became a priceless resource for these families.  Over these many years, multiple research studies have confirmed the crucial role Early Intervention services play in the healthy development of infants and children with developmental delays. At teli we take great pride in the impact Early Intervention services can make and remain focused on helping children achieve goals their family only dreamed were possible.

Early Intervention Services provided…

Today, teli continues to bring services to children 0-3 years of age with developmental delays in Allegheny county through Early Intervention Services. These services  include occupational, physical, and speech  therapy, as well as nutritional, developmentalvision, hearing and social work services.  Importantly, teli provides these essential  services for your child in your home or in the community,  at no cost to you.  teli also offers Early Intervention evaluation services in Washington County.

Professional Commitment and Expertise

Our services are delivered by dedicated and professional teli employees including physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech language pathologists, social workers and other specialists.   Many of our staff have more than 15 years of experience in Early Intervention, with the average tenure of 13 years with teli. In some cases, members of our staff are also themselves parents of children with developmental delays.  Our professionals understand and provide guidance and support to the children in their care and their families to deliver the best possible outcome.

Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation Services

Much as St Peter’s Child Development Center recognized a need in 1958, teli realized that parents of children with developmental needs not eligible for Early Intervention or past the age of 3 were sometimes challenged by finding needed services. teli established Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation Services to meet parent’s needs to provide extended support after Early Intervention Services, or to supplement  services their child is receiving at school when more support is needed. teli also provides ongoing services to support children with developmental delays due to long term neurological diagnoses such as cerebral palsy or spina bifida.

Let teli provide you the support that thousands of parents have counted on for more than 50 years. Contact us today .  Explore our Success Stories as well as Early Intervention and Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation pages to learn more.

How Can We Help You?

teli provides therapeutic Early Intervention for children birth to 3 and comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation therapies for children and adolescents Early Intervention Outpatient Rehabilitation

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