About The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh

The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh is an independent nonprofit organization that provides services to families and children in the city of Pittsburgh and surrounding areas. The Children’s Institute is dedicated to promoting the well-being of young people and their families and providing services that meet their special needs. Their goal is to help children reach their full potential through educational services, outpatient physical and behavioral health services, family support services, care coordination, and early intervention.

The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh coordinates early intervention services with The Early Learning Institute (teli). For more than 60 years, teli has provided specialized 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.

For more information, please visit The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh website or call 412.420.2400


Image: An early childhood watches as three young children play with blocks and toys around her, as one child knocks down a giant block tower.

Series Navigation

The Developmentally Appropriate Parenting Series highlights several early childhood topics to support parents and caregivers who are caring for young children. Use the list below to navigate through each series topic:

Learn more about the series.

Request free printed materials from our Developmentally Appropriate Parenting Series.


Picture: A young baby looks up at the camera.
Line separator