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teli early intervention therapists have identified specific things to look for and questions you may have with regard to your child’s sensory challenges.

How Can Early Intervention Help a Child with an Autism Diagnosis?

By: Nichole Merz, teli Developmental Specialist Early Intervention provides an enormous advantage for a child with autism. An early diagnosis can be valuable to ensure that a child has every possible opportunity to address delays associated with an autism spectrum diagnosis.  Most recently, screening for autism as early as 2 years of age has been...
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Early Intervention in the Treatment of Autism

Reviewed & Edited by: M. Rebecca DiLettuso, MSW, Executive Director A Young Man’s Successful Journey! High school can be tough… the social circles, the academic pressure, the peer pressure.  It can be difficult for any child, but a child with an Autism diagnosis?  That adds a whole new level of challenge.  All because of Early Intervention...

Concerned About Your Child and Autism?

Reviewed and edited by Becky DiLettuso, MSW Are you concerned that something just doesn’t seem right with your child? Have you talked to your health care professional about concerns such as your child’s lack of babbling, or poor visual connections with you, or oversensitivity to touch? While these are potential red flags for autism, there...

Toddlers and Biting: What to do

My toddler is biting other children – what can I do? You just got the call from your child’s day care regarding a biting incident involving your child. You are not exactly sure what caused the behavior or what to do about it.  Take heart, Karen Bowman, a teli Developmental Specialist with years of experience...

Child Behavioral Challenges vs Sensory Issues

Is my Child Misbehaving or Are There Sensory Issues? Have you ever wondered if your child’s behavior is due to sensory issues? What exactly is the difference between behavioral challenges and sensory challenges? Well you are not alone according to Kim Morrow, a teli Developmental Specialist.  Kim has heard that question a lot in her...

Early Intervention and Sensory Disorders in Children

Over the past 10 years, the term “Sensory Processing Disorder” (SPD) has become more familiar as health care professionals have helped parents understand more about sensory issues.  While SPD is not a clinically recognized disorder or diagnosis, the term does serve as an umbrella over a cluster of recognizable symptoms, which aides therapists and other...

Therapeutic Listening and Sensory Processing Disorders

Could music be the key to unlocking your child’s potential? For children who experience challenges with sensory processing, difficulty listening or focusing as well as communicating with others, the use of therapeutic listening techniques in Early Intervention can make a difference! What is Therapeutic Listening? “Therapeutic listening is a sound based intervention that triggers a...

The Calming Effect of Infant Massage

A gentle touch can do wonders to help anyone feel loved and cared for.  For an infant that may be going through a fussy period or may be experiencing colic, a gentle touch can help to quiet them in the moment as well as nurture their growth and development, communication and learning. Vanessa Doherty, a...

Early Intervention for Children with Autism

Early Intervention Therapy in Autism provides an enormous advantage for a child. Did you know that April is Autism Awareness month? At teli we recognize the parents and their children diagnosed with autism. We also acknowledge the outstanding work of the teli therapists helping those children reach new heights! An early diagnosis can be valuable...
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