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Feel at Home with Early Intervention – Walking

Authored by: Mary Welage, teli Pediatric Physical Therapist Developmental Milestone: Walking and Early Intervention When should my child begin to walk? Parents are very focused on two goals: walking and talking.  Physical therapists providing Early Intervention services often hear concerns from parents on a regular basis about the timing of walking for their child.  It...

A Child's Work is Their Play in Early Intervention Therapy PART I

Child’s Play and Early Intervention Therapy Wonder why your child’s therapist uses activities that appear to be just “playing”?  So “The Wheels on the Bus”  isn’t just a silly song? When parents think of Early Intervention therapy, they often think of stretching exercises or repeating a sound or learning to hold a spoon. But when...

Feel at Home with Early Intervention – Crawling

Authored By: Mary Welage, Pediatric Physical Therapist A child’s life is full of firsts…  the first time they smile, the first time they roll over and many more. One of the important developmental milestones that parents often express concern regarding their child’s ability to begin to move by crawling and then eventually walking. Early Intervention...

Can Early Intervention Help 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,...

Feel at Home with Early Intervention – Communication Skills

Child Developmental Milestone:  Communication Skills – What should I be looking for and when? teli’s Developmental Specialist, Kelley Filson provides Early Intervention support to numerous children to help them achieve important communication developmental milestones. “Our first step is assessing a child’s basic communication skills versus age based developmental milestones. In this way we understand where...

Feel At Home with Early Intervention – Establishing Routines

Developmental Milestone: Establishing Routines for Toddlers – When should I begin? When is the right time to expect that a toddler can begin to adapt to a predictable routine?   teli’s Developmental Specialist, Karen Bowman, often has experience with families who are distressed by the unpredictable schedule of caring for their child.  She has some important...

Our 'For Parents' Online Resource

Wondering about your child’s development? teli is excited to introduce our new online resource “For Parents”.  With over 60 years of experience in Early Intervention, parents have often shared their concerns with our staff.   Our experts have gathered the answers to some of the most common questions to share with you, such as “How can...

Addressing a Parent’s Worry About Child Development Delays

Do parents ever stop worrying about their children? When a child is small sometimes they fall and scrape their knee. As a parent you try to protect them from harm and dangerous situations. As they get older, your concerns continue such as how will they transition into school or will they be safe when they...

Feel at Home with Early Intervention

Child Development Questions? teli helps you “Feel at Home with 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. To address those questions, we are beginning a series of blogs providing you with valuable information so that you...
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