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teli Teletherapy for Early Intervention Developmental Instruction

By Kelley Filson, teli Developmental Specialist Your child has been approved for Early Intervention and you want to get started through telesessions. A teli  Developmental Specialist provides insight into what a telesession can involve. You have a choice for your child’s Early Intervention Services. Make teli your provider of choice. Call 412-922-8322 to learn more. What...
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teli Offers Early Intervention 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 early intervention teletherapy take place? You and your child can get started in the safety of your own home and...

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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Talking with Your Child About the Coronavirus

Helpful information on talking with your child about the coronavirus. This is a difficult time for all of us and for children especially as they see their routine changing drastically. The Center for Disease Control has provided suggestions on how to talk to you child about the Coronavirus.  While it is hard for toddlers in...
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teli Is Your Resource for Child Learning Activities!

teli is your resource for activities to help keep your child learning! teli has gathered a wide range of activities to engage your child not only to reinforce Early Intervention recommendations but to help you and your family play together as we weather this time in our world.  Remember that play is a child’s work!...
Motor Plan Development and Early Intervention

Motor Plan Development and Early Intervention

By Callie Lodico, teli Physical Therapist As children grow they begin to build upon a host of skills that govern strength and movement to develop what physical therapists call a “Motor Plan”. This term describes the mastering of a combination of fine and gross motor skills that coordinate your body’s movement and enable you to...
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Providing Resources for Visually Impaired Children

Getting involved in sports for young children is a way to explore, learn teamwork, get great exercise AND have fun! We know that for young children with vision impairment, participating in sports might be challenging. A nonprofit organization, Envision Blind Sports is addressing this challenge and getting young children onto the field of play.  teli...
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Baby Speech Development – Communication Without Words

By Kim Morrow, Developmental Specialist Communication is an essential part of everyone’s world.  How you interact with others or how you express your needs are all important ways in which you relate to others in your environment.  While adults and children use words, babies communicate very effectively from birth without words. Infants express themselves through...
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Fine Motor Skills in Child Development and Early Intervention

Are you wondering if your child’s development is where it needs to be?  teli knows that is a question that many parents often have when they observe other children’s behavior.  An early concern might be a child’s ability to pick up a Cheerio or grasp your finger.  These are some of the fine motor skills...
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