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Moving Past the Diagnosis of Cerebral Palsy

Can a child move past the diagnosis of cerebral palsy to enjoy a bright future? Sara Pyszka is now 28, a graduate of Wright State University with a degree in Rehabilitation Services, an author and a public speaker.   Sara is a also a graduate of teli  previously known as St Peter’s Child Development Center  where...

Early Intervention Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

The Importance of Early Intervention Therapy in the Treatment of Cerebral Palsy What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy is a condition that occurs during the early stages of brain development in an infant. The delicate process of brain development is disrupted by an injury or insult to the brain that happens before birth, during birth...
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Early Intervention Therapy for Torticollis

Does your child have difficulty turning his or her head or lean their head to one side? Have you ever woken up with a “creek” in your neck and have a hard time turning your head?  The pain restricts your ability to turn to one side and affects your entire posture from how you sit,...

Early Intervention Therapy Impacts Go Beyond the Physical Advantages!

Over the summer, a 5 year old little girl had an idea … a lemonade stand. The big difference in this lemonade stand was where the money was going; not her piggy bank, but to help others!! Morgan, a 5 year old teli alumni, was reminiscing with her mom about her time with her teli...
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Resiliency and Early Brain Development

Studies have shown that stressful childhood experiences, both prior to birth and after birth can have significant impact on the vital brain development of an infant.* Exposure to stressors that cause continual fear and frequent anxiety can disrupt children’s early brain development, resulting in childhood development delays. These stresses can begin in utero through premature...

Help for Children with Sensory Difficulties

Does your child have difficulty reacting to their environment and you aren’t sure what to do? Your senses can provide such joy!  Feeling the touch of a loved one, listening to music, embracing a family member, seeing a familiar face are pleasurable experiences that we might take for granted. However, for some children as early...

Hats Off to the Class of 2014!!

Graduation season is upon us! Caps and gowns are tossed high symbolizing achievement! teli  would like to recognize that special time for one of their own and draw attention to the impact that early assessment and early intervention can make! Laura Andreola is a typical 18 year old, a graduating senior who played volley ball,...
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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month!

teli supports the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in reinforcing the importance of early intervention, diagnosis and treatment for children with hearing loss and speech/language disorders.  With more than 5 million children in the United States with a speech, language or hearing disorder, the impact on the future learning potential and social development of these children...
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