Agnesa Papazyan, PsyD

Agnesa Papazyan, PsyD

Dr. Aggie (Agnesa Papazyan, PsyD) is a Pediatric Psychologist with specialized training in conducting psychological, psycho-educational and neurodevelopmental testing and treatment for children and adolescents suspected of having Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Intellectual Disability (ID), ADHD, and Learning Disorders. She is trained in working with children with special needs for over 18 years. Some of

ZOOZ Fitness Opens First Gym in Encino

ZOOZ Fitness Opens First Gym in Encino

One of the greatest challenges that individuals with special needs face is a lack of fitness programs and gyms. They are not provided with the necessary equipment or physical activity needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Thankfully, a new gym designed especially for individuals with disabilities has made its debut in Los Angeles, CA! The

6 Sports for Children with ASD to Try

6 Sports for Children with ASD to Try

There are countless benefits to getting involved in sports at a young age. Kids learn invaluable skills like coordination, communication problem-solving, and encourages a healthy lifestyle! However, we understand that these skills may not come as easily to children who are on the spectrum. The core features of ASD effect social, communicative, coordinative and behavioral

Everything You Need to Know About We Rock the Spectrum, the Sensory-Based Gyms Designed For Kids – POPSUGAR Moms

Everything You Need to Know About We Rock the Spectrum, the Sensory-Based Gyms Designed For Kids – POPSUGAR Moms

We Rock The Spectrum (WRTS) kid’s gyms have been popping up all over the country recently. These gyms are designed for children on the autism spectrum, using their unique sensory and therapy equipment to help them (and all children) with neurological growth and development. Also, they’re really fun! These amazing gyms include suspended swings, crash

What to Expect from Social Skills with Ms. Kelly

What to Expect from Social Skills with Ms. Kelly

First of all we would like to announce our new social skills instructor, Ms. Kelly Forrest! Once a week, Kelly will be helping our kiddos improve their reciprocal speech, conversations, impulsivity, turn taking, inside voice usage, emotional control and so much more using naturalistic teaching strategies! She will also incorporate an interactive brief story time,

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Rocking the Spectrum

We all can provide our children with a fun and motivational environment to help them in the areas of strength, movement, sensory processing, communication, positive behavior modification, social interactions, and self-care skills. Our community of parents and professionals is here to guide you through the day-to-day journey of life with someone with special needs.