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“Firsts” in Feeding Your Child – Preferred

By Jennifer Schreiner, Occupational Therapist As your child develops and grows, parents take great joy in those “firsts” — that first smile, the first step, the first word and so on.  When it comes to “firsts” around infant feeding, parents often have lots of questions for teli therapists. When should I introduce a cup? How...
DePaul teli Partnership for the Hearing Impaired

Introducing a New teli Partnership for the Hearing Impaired!

Edited and reviewed by Becky DiLettuso, MSW, Executive Director teli is excited and proud to announce a partnership with DePaul School for Hearing and Speech of Pittsburgh beginning July 1, 2020. The developmental needs of a child with hearing difficulties are unique and require specialized expertise. This partnership will be a great addition to the...
toys and child development

Child Development & Your Child’s Favorite Toys

By: Debbie Fekos, teli Occupational Therapist Did you know your child’s toy box is a great place to look to help your child develop vital skills such as fine and gross motor skills? Yes, a single toy can help your child develop a variety of skills. As your child grows, they begin to build upon...
occupational therapy teletherapy session

teli Teletherapy for Occupational Therapy in Early Intervention

By Debbie Fekos, Occupational Therapist Understanding teli’s teletherapy during COVID-19 Your child has been approved for Early Intervention and you want to get started.  Learn about teli’s occupational therapy teletherapy sessions. What does a teli Occupational Therapy teletherapy session look like? An Occupational Therapist (OT) collaborates with parents and caregivers around the daily routines that...
Speech teletherapy

teli Teletherapy for Early Intervention Speech & Language Pathology

By Kristen Lang, teli Speech Therapist Understanding teli’s teletherapy during COVID-19 Your child has been approved for Early Intervention and you want to get started.  Learn about teli’s speech & language pathology teletherapy sessions. What does a teli Speech Therapy teletherapy session look like? A Speech Therapist (ST) is focused on assessing and enhancing a...
physical therapy teletherapy

teli Teletherapy for Early Intervention Physical Therapy

By Peggy Giesen, teli Physical Therapist Understanding teli’s teletherapy during COVID-19 Your child has been approved for Early Intervention and you want to get started.  Learn about teli’s physical therapy teletherapy sessions. What does teli Physical Therapy teletherapy look like? A Physical Therapist (PT) is focused on helping your child with physical movement and strength...
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teli Teletherapy for Early Intervention Developmental Instruction

By Kelley Filson, teli Developmental Specialist Understanding teli’s teletherapy during COVID-19 Your child has been approved for Early Intervention and you want to get started.  Learn about teli’s developmental instruction teletherapy sessions. What does a teli Developmental Instruction teletherapy look like? A Developmental Specialist works with families to help parents understand their child’s behavior and...
Speech teletherapy

teli Offers Teletherapy During COVID-19

Don’t let COVID-19 put your child’s Early Intervention therapy on hold! teli offers Early Intervention teletherapy with our professional staff of physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, and developmental instructors. Where does the teletherapy take place? You and your child can get started in the safety of your own home and all you...

Introducing New teli Board Officers

We are happy to announce the election of a new teli Board President and Treasurer. Join us in welcoming them as they share their expertise and commitment helping to guide teli into the future. Anthony Gabbianelli, was elected President of the Board and has been a member of the Board since 2016 as Treasurer. Anthony’s...
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