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Archive: November 2014

Today I go to sleep thanking the heavens for my Sophia and Gabriel…

November 26,2014

Being a mother, wife and entrepreneur is not an easy balance in life. I continue to remind myself just how lucky I am to have Sophia and Gabriel as my children. Without them, my path

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10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew By Ellen Notbohrn

November 26,2014

The child who lives with Autism may look “normal” but his or her behavior can be perplexing and downright difficult. Today, the citadel of autism, once thought of as an incurable disorder, is cracking around

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Activities for Special Needs Children at We Rock The Spectrum Tarzana

November 26,2014

Have you gotten frustrated searching for activities for special needs children? You know they are out there and you really want your children to be able to participate in them and take advantage of a

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How We Rock The Spectrum Throws Birthday Parties for Children with Autism

November 26,2014

When planning a birthday party parents need to consider the venue, food, rentals, and activities. When your child is on the autism spectrum some of these birthday party factors are a little more important than

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WRTS Tarzana Is A Place with Fun Activities for Children with Autism

November 26,2014

Do you know who offers fun activities for kids with autism? The answer is We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym does. They offer activities and programs through state funded programs that allow them to improve

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Are You Looking for a Great Place for a Special Needs Child to Play?

November 26,2014

Are you looking for a great place to take your children to play? Do you have a special needs child or children and aren’t sure where to bring them for a fun environment that will

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“Finally a Place Where You Never Have to Say I’m Sorry”® is Not Just a Slogan!

November 26,2014

At We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym, the slogan of “Finally a Place Where You Never Have to Say I’m Sorry” is not just a slogan, but words the staff lives by to create their

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It’s Hot Out! WRTS Tarzana is the Perfect Indoor Playground for All Kids

November 26,2014

Whenever we find a new place that offers an activity or helps to develop children in ways we haven’t experienced before it can be referred to as a “best kept secret” but hopefully the word

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Autism Speaks and We Rock

November 26,2014

We Rock has joined forces with Autism Speaks and raised several thousands of dollars for Autism Research. Every year the gym walks for Team Gabriel (in honor of the Kimmels son ). Read More

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Babies.com – We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

November 26,2014

My business is We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym for All kids. Our doors opened at the end of the year in September 2010. We are an open play sensory gym. What that means is

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Studio City (cbsla.com) : Mom’s Dream Of Opening Kids’ Gym Turning Into Nightmare.

November 26,2014

Studio City (cbsla.com): Mom’s Dream Of Opening Kids’ Gym Turning Into Nightmare. A mother says her dream of opening a fun and specialized gym for all kids has turned into a nightmare. Dina Kimmel is

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Angels from Heaven Brought Down to Earth to Change Our Lives Forever

November 26,2014

This is a photo of our son Gabriel trying to help teach his new friend Destine how to swim. If one was to tell me 2 years ago I would be looking at this photo

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Meet my mentor in life, Marvin Kimmel! Always pay it forward my fellow We Rockers!

November 26,2014

Above is a photo of Marvin Kimmel, my children’s great grandfather and myself Dina Kimmel Founder and Ceo of WRTS, LLC at Boca Raton’s Grand Opening in April. He surprised me at the Grand Opening

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Early Summer Camp Signup!

November 26,2014

Be sure to be on the lookout and take advantage of our early sign up specials for our summer camps. Each of our locations worldwide will be having summer camp. If you feel you will

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WRTS Corporate Office Ribbon Cutting!

November 26,2014

On April 29th, 2014 we had “The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony” at our WRTS Corporate Office at 18859 Ventura Blvd in Tarzana . This was a huge moment for our company. We had a representative from

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Autism Speaks was a Great Success!

November 26,2014

On April 26, 2014 the walk for Autism Speaks took place and We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym was the Grand Club Sponsor. This was truly one of the most rewarding days in WRTS history.

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We Rock is in the News!

November 26,2014

We Rock is in the news! Check out Curbed LA’s recent article, “China’s Skyscraper Lessons; Designing Inclusive Playgrounds.” We’re thrilled to be setting an example and being a part of a movement towards the design

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One Rockin’ Woman Who Does It All

November 26,2014

Since the inception of Women Empowered, I have come across many women from all walks of life and a considerable number of female entrepreneurs. There’s a thriving female entrepreneurial community here in Los Angeles and

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We Rock The Spectrum’s CEO, Dina Kimmel, was asked to be back on Autism Live with Shannon Penrod to tell her story once again!

November 26,2014

[trx_section align=”left” dedicated=”yes” columns=”2_3″ bottom=”30″][trx_video url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OkVBhXGWvCE” title=”on”][/trx_section] Check out the latest clip with our CEO and hear about the amazing non-profit she has started in honor of her daughter Sophia.

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A night of knowledge at We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym Tarzana with Top Special Needs Attorney Valerie Vanaman!

November 26,2014

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Glendale Gym Helps Special needs Children Play and Socialize

November 26,2014

GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) — Deborah Portnoy and Michael Cohen have over 25 years between them working with special needs populations. Their 14-year-old son, Harry, is autistic, as well. So, they welcomed the opportunity to open

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How I Grew My Business Into a Successful Franchise in 4 Years – Bargain Babe

November 26,2014

I first met Dina Kimmel at a yard sale she was having. She had recently bought a nearby kids’ gym and was selling their old equipment to make way for the new. It would be

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Rocking the Spectrum (and Life)With Dina Kimmel – L.A. Parent

November 26,2014

Dina Kimmel rocks, proving daily that this mother’s love knows no bounds. When her daughter, Sophia, was born in 2004, everything went as planned. Sophia developed normally, was an early talker (at age 1) and

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Suburban Boca Raton gym uses trampolines and zip lines for youngsters with autism to learn skills

November 24,2014

Boca Raton, Florida – The emphasis is on fun at the We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym in suburban Boca Raton. But along with the jumping on the trampoline, riding the zip line, the laughing

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We Rock The Spectrum: Exercise, Social Skills & Sensory Experiences for All Kids

November 24,2014

Dina Kimmel studied Business at CSUN, but it is her mother’s intuition combined with her entrepreneurial spirit that led to the creation of We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym. After her second child Gabriel was

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WRTS Corporate Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

November 24,2014

[trx_section align=”left” dedicated=”yes” columns=”2_3″ bottom=”30″][trx_video url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ_0wb3GqD0″ title=”on”][/trx_section] On April 29th, 2014 we had “The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony” at our WRTS Corporate Office at 18859 Ventura Blvd in Tarzana . This was a huge moment for

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WRTS 2014 Walk Now For Autism Speaks Los Angeles

November 24,2014

[trx_section align=”left” dedicated=”yes” columns=”2_3″ bottom=”30″][trx_video url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wiUrCelMQk” title=”on”][/trx_section] “Being the Grand Club Sponsors for Walk Now for Autism Speaks Los Angeles was one of the most incredible days of my life!” says founder Dina Kimmel.We stood

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We Rock The Spectrum Kids Gym On Autism Live!

November 24,2014

[trx_section align=”left” dedicated=”yes” columns=”2_3″ bottom=”30″][trx_video url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G18Khey7gfI” title=”on”][/trx_section] Watch Dina Kimmel on Autism Live. Dina Kimmel from We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym, shares her mission to create a gym that meets the needs of kid’s

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We Rock Tarzana Weekend Hours

November 21,2014

[trx_title type=”2″ style=”regular” align=”left”]Weekend Hours[/trx_title] Saturday 9:00am-7:00pm Sunday 9:00 am-7:00pm 5520 Crebs Ave.Tarzana, CA 91356 Phone: 818-708-0860     [trx_dropcaps style=”1″]WRTS Tarzana is open on Weekends. Come on down and have some fun! Hope to

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Therapy in Action

November 21,2014

Therapy in Action is a nationally recognized premier pediatric occupational and physical therapy facility that has been providing services since it was established in 1978. They are dedicated to providing the highest quality, evidence-based therapy

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Spectrum Nutraceutical

November 20,2014

Spectrum Nutraceutical was developed to help those with special needs and on the Autism spectrum finally obtain a well nurished and well balanced lifestyle through nutritional supplements. Our products are odorless, tasteless and come in

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PCDA

November 19,2014

PCDA is a multi-disciplinary agency that provides a wide range of services to children with special needs, from birth to 21 years of age. All services at PCDA follow the DIRFloortime philosophy, which emphasizes social-emotional

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Family Focus Resource Center

November 18,2014

For over a decade, Family Focus Resource Center (FFRC) has been providing parent-to-parent support, education and information to parents and caregivers of children with special needs and the professionals who serve them. They are one

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Diane M. Danis, M.D., M.P.H.

November 15,2014

Dr. Danis is a medical doctor trained as a general Pediatrician, with over 20 years of experience caring for children.  She has additional specialty training and experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, and has devoted

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Linda Weaver-Weiss

November 14,2014

Linda is a board certified licensed clinical social worker and marriage family therapist. She is a graduate of U.S.C. and has practiced in the San Fernando Valley for 20+ years providing psychotherapy to individuals, couples

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Nellie R. Akalp

November 12,2014

Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business advocate and mother of four. As CEO of CorpNet.com, a legal document filing service, Nellie helps entrepreneurs start a business, Incorporate, Form an LLC, or set up

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Sharon Wollaston

November 10,2014

Dr. Sharon Wollaston is a board certified pediatrician practicing in Pasadena. She received her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed her residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. After her residency, she continued

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Bari Fairly

November 9,2014

Bari grew up in Woodland Hills, California. She graduated from El Camino Real High School and then attended The University of Irvine graduating in 1992. Bari always being interested in exercise and nutrition became a

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ATAK Interactive

November 7,2014

ATAK Interactive is a full-service digital house located in Los Angeles. They are a service-first kind of company that works hard to create the right solutions for you and your organization or brand. They work

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How Dina Kimmel Created We Rock the Spectrum

November 3,2014

[trx_columns width=”100%” count=”2″] [trx_column_item align=”left”] [trx_video url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G18Khey7gfI” autoplay=”off” title=”off”] [/trx_column_item] [trx_column_item align=”left”] This week, Dina Kimmel was welcomed back to Autism Live to discuss her inspiration for We Rock the Spectrum and how she never

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Today we celebrate national siblings day!

November 3,2014

Our to precious beauties could not make us any more proud! We are lucky…. Share some photos with us and lets all celebrate together! Have a Rockin Good Night!

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The Dream is Growing!

November 3,2014

[trx_columns count=”2″] [trx_column_item align=”left”] [trx_video url=”http://vimeo.com/68278427″ autoplay=”on” title=”off” image=”http://www.werockthespectrumkidsgym.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/WeRock_Tarzana_10-8-14-137.jpg” bottom=”40″] [/trx_column_item] [trx_column_item align=”left”] I cannot believe it but on December 26th WRTS has became a nationwide franchise Gail Field is our first out of state

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