OCF gives back
Our Children First, Inc. is socially mindful of the different types of needs our community has. Annually, our agency participates in charities like the New York City Coat Drive and Toys for Tots. We also sponsor underprivileged children internationally. Our mission is to be able to contribute and invest in our community as we continue to grow.
M.A., CCC-SLP/TSHH Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist Founder of Our Children First
Carla is a certified Bilingual (Spanish) Speech-Language Pathologist and specializes in pediatric population, school age children. She also has strong background working with adult clients.
Having worked in preschools, special education, child care centers, homes and early intervention settings, has provided Mrs. Tellez with a comprehensive background for understanding the development and remediation of communication skills. Carla is trained in specialized therapy techniques such as the Picture Exchange Communications System (PECS,) PROMPT, Oral Motor, and play-based therapy along with experience and training to treat pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders. She also has training in implementing and maintaining augmentative communication. She is licensed by the New York State Board of Examiners for Speech and Language, as well as nationally certified with the American Speech-Hearing Association.