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The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh is thrilled to announce a new affiliation with teli — The Early Learning Institute.

This relationship brings together two organizations with similar missions and values and will allow us to serve even more children throughout Western Pennsylvania.

For more than 60 years, teli has provided specialized early intervention programs and individualized early intervention services for children with developmental delays directly in the home. Services include physical, occupational, speech, vision, and hearing therapies, along with developmental instruction and social work for children from birth to age three years old. 

Benefits of this new affiliation include:
  • A new resource that will empower our amazing kids (ages 0-3 years) to reach their potential.
  • Immediate access to high-quality early intervention services that are provided at no cost to families.
  • Our therapists will deliver services directly in your home to maximize access and comfort.
  • Your child will learn and develop through the power of play.

This affiliation is an exciting step as we look to expand the offerings at The Children's Institute of Pittsburgh, improve access to care, and serve even more children with unique needs across our region.

Getting Started: Early Intervention

If you are concerned about your child’s development or would like to learn more about early intervention services, contact the CONNECT Hotline, at 800.692.7288.  You may also contact the Allegheny County Service Coordination Unit, The Alliance for Infants and Toddlers, at 412.885.6000, or by visiting www.afit.org. As a parent or guardian, you have a choice to select teli — The Early Learning Institute (an affiliate of The Children’s Institute), as your provider, for early intervention services.

Eligibility for services are but not limited to:
  • Newborn to 3 years old
  • Have a diagnosis that may lead to development delay
  • A specialist evaluates a developmental delay

Benefits of early intervention:
  •  Therapy services are offered in the home at no cost to the families
  • Promotes growth and development to attain developmental milestones through play
  • Research has shown early treatment in children is better for resolution of developmental delays
  • The therapist provides treatment and education for the family

teli Early Intervention Services

To learn more about teli's early childhood intervention services in Pittsburgh, visit telipa.org.

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