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.

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 early intervention teletherapy take place? You and your child can get started in the safety of your own home and...
blind sports 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...
Transitioning from Early Intervention to Preschool
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 and you know their schedule. What challenges do...
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...
What exactly is Early Intervention? What should I expect with Early Intervention? Reviewed & Edited by: M. Rebecca DiLettuso, MSW, Executive Director Has your health care provider suggested Early Intervention for your child?  What exactly is Early Intervention? What happens during Early Intervention? How will it help my child? How long will it take to make...
Ms. Wheelchair, USA – Heather Tomko In July of 2018, Heather Tomko of Whitehall, south of Pittsburgh, was crowned Ms. Wheelchair USA.  While she never imagined she would win when a college friend suggested she enter, Heather finds herself in a fantastic position to tell her story and raise awareness of people with disabilities. Heather’s...
By Rose McNeilly, teli Occupational Therapist In many families, grandparents are playing an increasing role in the care of their grandchildren. They have the experience in raising children that can be extremely helpful to a new parent!  As grandparents, you want to support your child realizing that things are a little different than when you...
Authored by: Lynne Kolodziej, Developmental Specialist 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...
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,...
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...
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