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 and reflecting on this precious moment, I would tell them it was a dream. Gabriel was diagnosed with Autism back
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 in Boca and I was so overwhelmed with emotion, I couldn’t stop crying. He brought me his wife’s Marilyn’s pearls
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 qualify for a scholarship, please email us a letter stating 1. why you think your child deserves a MBRTS grant
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 the Mayor’s office, the Council members office, the Assembly office and the President of the Chamber attend with many other
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. Over 60 thousand people gathered to collect more information on Autism Awareness. Team WRTS raised over 6 thousand dollars! Many
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 of inclusive playgrounds!
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 many have inspirational stories that are the driving force behind their businesses. One woman in particular who has recently inspired
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!
Check out the latest clip with our CEO and hear about the amazing non-profit she has started in honor of her daughter Sophia.
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 We Rock The Spectrum Kids Gym, a so-called sensory gym that accommodates all children, but particularly those with special needs.
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 a brand-new business venture for her and her enthusiasm was contagious. It was to be a different kind of kids’
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 interacted appropriately with children and adults. Dina and her husband, Tim, were easing into parenthood. In 2007, the Kimmels welcomed