Glendale Gym Helps Special needs Children Play and Socialize

Glendale Gym Helps Special needs Children Play and Socialize

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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 and shouting, therapy and instructions are going on here for children on the autism spectrum. “He’s holding on, which is

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

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

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 diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dina began to research ways to facilitate her son’s development. Dina found that with early

Therapy in Action

Therapy in Action

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 and enrichment services for children or adolescents and their families within an open environment of collaboration, communication, and mutual respect.