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.

Baby’s heads are naturally soft and pliable during the first few months of life. Flat head syndrome, or positional plagiocephaly, can develop in some babies as a result of external pressure on a baby’s soft head, typically from laying on their back or in one position for an extended time. If your child is beginning...
Considering Early Intervention? Here are the top 5 benefits you want to know! 1. Early Intervention helps your child make the most of learning through play. Purposeful play is a child’s work and essential to brain development, particularly during their first three years. If your child appears to be experiencing developmental challenges, getting support early...
Reviewed & Edited by: Becky DiLettuso, MSW, Executive Director At teli, we provide Early Intervention to children from 0 to 3 years of age.   Over our years of service, many of the children we care for are children with chronic illness or disabilities.  One of the largest challenges facing these children and their families is...
Did you know that 1 in 10 children in Pennsylvania may experience some form of developmental delay? Has your child been screened for developmental delays?  A developmental delay may exist in a child’s physical or mental growth.   Early detection with associated Early Intervention support can make an enormous impact in the life of a child...
Early Intervention – the Enormous Difference Maker in Your Child’s Development Becoming a parent, especially for the first time, is a very exciting time!  Your child is learning so many new things…. and so are you!  But what if you look around and notice that your child isn’t progressing like their peers? Importance of Early...
Morgan wasn’t sitting up or babbling like other kids and her mother was beginning to get concerned.  Kim was a first time mom and in talking with family and friends, they all reassured her that children develop at their own pace. They provided countless examples of kids who didn’t walk until they were 2 and...
You know the feeling, you have had concerns about your child’s development and the doctor has just confirmed your suspicion. Your child has developmental delays and Early Intervention Services are recommended, but you are not sure where to turn.  You wonder who provides Early Intervention and what is important to consider when selecting a provider....
Supporting Children with Down Syndrome through Early Intervention Edited and Reviewed by BECKY DILETTUSO, MSW, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Most people have time to prepare for a diagnosis of Down Syndrome, because pre-natal testing is available, however in Leland’s case, all the testing indicated no issues.   Samantha had no cause for concern until her pediatrician suggested at...
Have you ever wondered how your child’s Early Intervention activities make a difference? Our occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech pathologists and developmental therapists thought that was a great question!  So over the next few months we will be providing a “behind the scenes” reason for some of these activities.   Our therapists will explain the back...
Children are at risk in our community! The month of April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and teli is devoted to creating awareness of the impact of this enormous societal problem. Among the many sobering facts is that in 2014, the Department of Health and Human Services reported that 3.5 million children were investigated...
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