Early Intervention Impact

teli provides informative posts on the impact of early intervention. Get your questions answered regarding why EI is so valuable for child developmental milestones.

DePaul 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
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...
Speech teletherapy
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...
teletherapy 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
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...
Jace early intervention success story
 Reviewed & Edited by:M. Rebecca DiLettuso, MSW, Executive Director Growing up with an Autism diagnosis adds a whole new dimension to the lives of a child and their family.  However, with strong family support and Early Intervention, a child can achieve their true potential with encouraging results. A teli Alumni with an Autism diagnosis has...
early invervention evaluations
By Lea Uhl, teli Speech Language Pathologist Child development during the first three years of life has an enormous impact on a child’s achievements later in life.  So how do you insure your child is developing within those guidelines? To help parents and their child, an Early Intervention Evaluation is a service funded by the...
blind sports for visually impaired children
Edited and reviewed by Becky DiLettuso, MSW Executive Director 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...
Transitioning from Early Intervention to Preschool
Reviewed & Edited by: Becky DiLettuso, MSW, Executive Director Change is difficult, especially for a child with developmental delays. As any parent knows, the transition from a child under your watchful eye at all times to entrusting your child to another caregiver can be a bit scary.  You know what they want, you understand their needs...
Reviewed & Edited by: Tracy Zeiler, M.Ed., Director of Early Intervention Choosing a child care program is a very personal decision.  It is also a bit overwhelming for parents with many factors to consider in addition to cost. Our teli staff has helped parents with this decision and suggests that there are three steps in the...
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