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MindBody

September 12,2022

Powerful technology, empowering experiences. Mindbody’s 20 years of product innovation, research, and thought leadership fueled the boom of the wellness revolution and continue to foster the growth of the global wellness industry. We are proud to serve and support We Rock The Spectrum every day. Visit Website

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ATAK Interactive

September 12,2022

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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AXLE CRM

September 11,2022

AXLE is a full-service, enterprise CRM that empowers businesses to manage their sales funnels, marketing communications, and consumer experience from a central place. AXLE is the company that created the ‘We Rock’ branded app, the CRM that allows automations and mass campaigns, and the form integration that live syncs with Mindbody. Visit Website

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ScreenCloud

September 11,2022

ScreenCloud is the only software platform you need to drive engagement, productivity and sales with digital signage. We help customers show their most important information to the right people at the right time. Because creating an effective “visual layer” to your business helps you connect to each other, to your customers and to your wider […]

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Melissa & Doug

September 10,2022

Timeless Toys. Endless Possibilities.® Spark your child’s creativity with toys that inspire hours of imaginative play! Our mission is to provide a launch pad to ignite imagination and a sense of wonder in all children so they can discover themselves, their passions, and their purpose. Visit Website

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Fat Brain Toys

September 9,2022

Our mission is to enrich families and provide “A Smarter Way to Play” by inspiring creativity and sparking curiosity. We design and curate world-class toys and games, while providing an extraordinary customer experience. Visit Website

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HABA

September 9,2022

HABA USA embraces the best of the children’s products European designers have to offer and all that is good for your family: real wooden toys still handcrafted in Germany, kitchen ware,room décor, role play and games. Visit Website

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Obie

September 8,2022

Obie is an advanced interactive projector that creates highly engaging gaming experiences promoting cognitive, social, and active play. Make your business stand out with an experience families won’t forget. Engage and entertain your customers for longer and more often with tons of games and little to no upkeep. Visit Website

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Zumbini

September 7,2022

Created by Zumba and BabyFirst, Zumbini is a music and movement program designed for children ages 0 – 4 and their caregivers. Zumbini classes include fun, original music for 45 minutes of singing, dancing, and fun, all while promoting cognitive, social, emotional, and motor skill development for the children. Zumbini also serves as a great […]

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Office Depot

September 6,2022

Through its banner brands Office Depot®, OfficeMax®, ODP Business Solutions™, as well as others, the company offers its customers the tools and resources they need to focus on their passion of starting, growing and running their business. Visit Website

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Fun and Function

September 5,2022

Fun and Function is passionate about helping children reach their full potential! We provide high quality equipment to build skills and have fun at your sensory gyms. We also support people at home and in school with sensory tools for self-regulation. Together we are building an inclusive world that celebrates our differences. Visit Website

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Playlearn

September 4,2022

From small, silent fidgets, to full sensory rooms, sensory gyms, and calming corners, Playlearn turns any space into a true sensory experience. Our mission is to help everyone learn better, grow more, and have fun while doing both! Visit Website

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Avenlur

September 3,2022

Avenlur is a Seattle-based children’s play equipment company specializing in the design and manufacturing of a variety of high-quality indoor gyms, climbers, wooden toys, and more. Every piece of equipment is designed to be fun, sustainable, and safe so children of all abilities can explore their surroundings without parents needing to worry about their safety. […]

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Toy House LLC/LEGO

September 2,2022

For us quality means the challenge of continuous improvement to provide the best play material, the best for children and their development and the best to our community and partners. From a reputation for manufacturing excellence to becoming trusted by all – we believe in quality that speaks for itself and earns us the recommendation […]

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HearthSong

September 1,2022

When Joy is at Play, HearthSong is there. Putting children at the center of everything that we do, we’re continuously creating and curating toys, games and activities that spark joy and imaginative play, nurturing children’s sense of adventure and curiosity. Visit Website

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WRTS Announces Partnership with Avenlur

August 31,2022

Here at We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym, we are always looking for ways to provide We Rockers with new and exciting equipment and activities wherein children of ALL abilities can play with a purpose. That’s why we are we are thrilled to reveal our new partnership with Avenlur as a way to bring even […]

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Flaghouse

August 31,2022

FlagHouse is a premier global provider of quality equipment and resources serving special needs therapies and education. We bring innovative solutions to enhance the quality of life and development of life skills for people of all ages and abilities. To learn more about our Snoezelen® Multi-Sensory Environments, TheraGym® sensory/vestibular equipment and all our sensory, adaptive […]

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Genx.fun

August 30,2022

Here at Genx.fun we’re all about curiosity, learning, and fun. Our goal is to offer you the best selection of top brands, products, and services in the industry. The one stop shop for all things fun! Visit Website

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We Sell Mats

August 29,2022

We Sell Mats is a woman owned business with a focus on Family. Our team works diligently every day to create a forward-thinking work environment where the customer is always top of mind. Customer satisfaction, safety and value are all part of our culture. We are committed to helping our customers by providing great product […]

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The Pencil Grip Company

August 28,2022

The Pencil Grip, Inc. is celebrating our 30th year as a worldwide leader in the Educational & Therapeutic Products Marketplace! Parents and Educators shop for our products by name as our reputation is that of making the best products available anywhere to help the children achieve great things! Visit Website

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Springfree

August 27,2022

Springfree’s unique, sleek design boasts no springs and a flexible enclosure making it the world’s safest, highest quality and longest lasting trampoline, supported by a full 10-year warranty. We proudly stand behind our product and offer the most comprehensive warranty on every single component of our trampoline. With second-to-none engineering, premium materials and exceptional quality […]

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Redmon

August 26,2022

To our customers of many decades, we express our appreciation for your business, and hope you will continue to think of us whenever you need quality products. To our new customers, we welcome you and the opportunity to demonstrate our total commitment to customer satisfaction. We have a great staff of key people to serve […]

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Kodo Kids

August 25,2022

Hands on experience is learning at its best. Through play, children experience numeracy, literacy, science, social interactions, and so much more. Play is learning and Kodo provides play. Visit Website

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Therapy Shoppe

August 24,2022

Therapy Shoppe® is an extraordinary little sensory-motor specialty shoppe that specializes in all your favorite skill-building, therapy-type specialties! We have over 4000 fidgets, therapy toys, sensory diet tools, weighted and deep pressure specialties, gross motor toys, skill-building games, calming-focus sensory tools, and other innovative items for individuals of all ages and abilities. Visit Website

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Bumblebee Bins

August 23,2022

Bumblebee Bins was created as a way to encourage educational, screen free sensory play. Providing themed play dough kits, Bumblebee Bins gives parents an alternative to digital play with portable, imaginative bins that provide hours of peace and open-ended exploration. Owned and operated by a pediatric occupational therapist, Bumblebee Bins understands the importance of sensory […]

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Jammar Mfg

August 22,2022

All of us at Jammar are very happy with our relationship with WRTS over many years. We are a family owned and operated business since 1981, fabricating quality rope products particularly specializing in handcrafted cargo climbing nets and climbing ropes promoting fitness and a challenging climbing experience. Visit Website

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ActivePure

August 21,2022

ActivePure air filtration systems continuously disinfects surfaces and cleaning the air of COVID-19, viruses, bacteria and mold. It is now available worldwide including your local We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym. ActivePure can be used in the home or your place of business. Safety for your employees, patrons, and families is our goal. Visit Website

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Dina Kimmel: Running a Franchise in a Global Pandemic

June 29,2022

Creating a new business model for my owners and my own personal health hardships  March 17th, 2020. The day that the world shut down for the COVID-19 pandemic. The day that set the world into a state of panic and uncertainty, and the day my entire franchise was shut down with no certainty of when […]

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Not Your Average Autism Mom

February 11,2022

Getting an autism diagnosis is often very difficult to process and understand and the goal at Not Your Average Autism Mom is to provide support, training, coaching, and community exclusively for moms as they travel their autism parenting journey. Having the support of other moms who are traveling the same road is so beneficial to […]

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Social Skills Activities that Teach Kids Problem-Solving

September 22,2021

​​Social skills activities are important for children of all abilities. With this in mind, We Rock the Spectrum’s Social Skills Blog Series aims to provide insight into activities and practical tips that help instill social skills in children. In this article, we focus on the importance of problem-solving skills in children and introduce five fun […]

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Social Skills Activities that Teach Kids Self-Regulation

July 20,2021

​​Social skills activities are important for children of all abilities. With this in mind, We Rock the Spectrum’s Social Skills Blog Series aims to provide insight into activities and practical tips that help instill social skills in children. In this article, we focus on the importance of self-regulation skills in children and introduce five fun […]

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Dina Kimmel: Essential In Her Community

March 10,2021

Published March 8, 2021 By Tonilyn Hornung When Los Angeles County went into lockdown, Dina Kimmel, CEO and founder of We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym For All Kids, jumped into action. “How can we remain open and help the community?” she asked. Through her nonprofit My Brother Rocks The Spectrum, combined with her own family’s […]

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We Rock the Spectrum 2020 Vision – The Year in Review

February 26,2021

The year 2020 was undoubtedly a year for the books! As what will notoriously go down in history as one of the most challenging years yet, We Rock the Spectrum Worldwide is proud to say that we have come out of 2020 stronger. We are now more ready than ever to continue making a difference […]

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Healthy Ways for Stressed Parents to Cope During the Pandemic

February 26,2021

By Linda Robinson There’s a reason why flight attendants tell you to put on your own mask first before helping someone else. After all, you can’t help others when you don’t have enough air yourself! This may sound like a strange analogy, but parenting a child with autism is the same way. You can’t be […]

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Virtual Learning Programs at We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym

February 26,2021

In response to the spread of the novel coronavirus, schools across the nation are transitioning to online learning for the first time. This change is presenting particular challenges for children across the spectrum, who often need consistency, structure, and routine to thrive. Not to mention, parents of these kiddos are also finding themselves increasingly overwhelmed […]

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4 Reasons Music Is a Powerful Tool for Autistic Children

February 26,2021

Music is a language that speaks to everyone. For autistic children, music isn’t just words, it’s a tool that helps improve their socialization, learning, and communication skills. Here we’ll look at the amazing power music can have on children with autism, and how as a parent, you can introduce music into your child’s routine. What […]

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18 Social Skills Activities for Kids with Autism and Sensory Issues

February 26,2021

If you’re looking for social skills activities for kids with autism, as well as practical tips to help you teach social skills to a child on the autism spectrum, you’ve come to the right place! Autism and Social Skills While no two children with autism are the same, and the range and intensity of symptoms […]

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12 Popular Games Adapted for Children with Autism

February 26,2021

By Jenna Wharff, Ed.M Play is often described as the “work” of childhood, where children can make friendships, learn social skills, come to understand expected group behavior, consequences, turn taking, and cooperation, not to mention have some fun! Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can reap these same benefits by playing games with other kids, though […]

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How Nutrition Impacts Children With Autism

February 26,2021

There are no real answers to the question of what causes autism spectrum disorder (ASD). There are many theories and possibilities, however, ranging from the advent of processed foods to genetic mutations and metabolic disorders. One thing is certain, though: children with autism often suffer from nutritional deficiencies, which are brought on by behavioral or […]

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How to Stop Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) from Wandering

February 26,2021

Parents of children with autism spectrum disorder are often struggling to manage their child’s wandering and whereabouts. Nearly half of children with autism spectrum disorder try to wander or run off, causing tremendous concern to parents and guardians. However, understanding and monitoring your child’s wandering can help put a stop to this behavior. Acknowledging the […]

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Top Safety Tips and Products for Kids With Autism

February 26,2021

By Lisa Jo Rudy  Every parent worries about their child’s safety. Parents of children with autism worry more, and for good reason. Children with autism are both more vulnerable and more likely to place themselves in harm’s way than typically developing kids of the same age. Fortunately, there are a number of steps parents can take to avoid risk and […]

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Creating the Ultimate Sensory Room for Your Toddler

February 26,2021

A sensory room is essentially a space where a young child with or without learning disabilities can go to experience calming sensations. They can be customized for any need, budget, and available space. Although most closely associated as a tool for children on the autism spectrum, sensory rooms, which first gained national attention in the 1970s, […]

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How to Explain Autism to Children

February 26,2021

Big Bird was confused. The new, orange-haired girl playing on Sesame Street seemed like she didn’t want to talk to him or give him a high five. He was worried that she didn’t like him. Of course, what the parents watching likely already knew was that the character Julia, who was introduced last year, has autism, as […]

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We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym holds sensitive Santa drive-thru event

December 21,2020

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym held a sensitive Santa drive-thru event on Saturday in Tarzana.

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CARD, Autism Live and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym Host Drive-Thru Sensitive Santa Holiday Event

December 15,2020

Children will have the opportunity to meet Santa and his helpers, who are experienced in interacting with children with autism WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Dec. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Autism Live and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym have partnered this holiday season again to host a special event […]

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Our ROCKIN’ NEW Equipment – Climbing Mountain and Rope Bridge

June 3,2020

For the first time since opening our doors in 2010, We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym has added two NEW pieces of equipment to our gyms. We’re excited to introduce you to the Climbing Mountain and Rope Bridge! Originally featured on the We Rock on Wheels bus, these two pieces of equipment are joining our official […]

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10 Things Every Special Needs Family Needs to Hear Today

May 8,2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, many parents are trying to navigate through a new normal, including taking on the roles of teacher and daycare provider within their homes. Furthermore, parents of special needs children must find workarounds to provide the best possible care since many of the services their children need are not […]

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We Rock on Wheels Brings Sensory Play to You

April 22,2020

A healthy sensory diet leads to well-rounded neurological development for kids, especially for those with special needs. Engaging in play with our specialized occupational therapy equipment is a huge component in fulfilling your sensory diet. During these difficult times where social distancing is necessary, providing sensory play may be a difficult task for many families. […]

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Inclusion Awareness Month: The Importance of Screening Early

April 16,2020

Screening for autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, is a difficult process. There are currently no medical tests to diagnose ASD. Doctors must instead rely on behavioral and developmental observations for a diagnosis. But, with a better understanding of autism and its behavioral patterns, doctors can now provide a reliable diagnosis by the time kids are […]

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Why We Rock the Spectrum is an Essential Service for COVID-19 Essential Workers

April 8,2020

We have reached a point in the fight against COVID-19 where many essential workers are being required to double the time they spend at work. For parents of young children, this presents a bigger challenge. In order to protect their home and their family for the future, they must also help in the fight to […]

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Why Inclusion Awareness Month is Important

March 31,2020

April is Autism Inclusion Awareness Month, which kicks off with World Autism Inclusion Awareness Day on Thursday, April 2, 2020. For the past two years, We Rock the Spectrum has recognized this month as a time not only to be “aware” of the journey of autism. Rather, we choose to level up and tell the […]

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6 Tips on How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19

March 19,2020

As fears over the coronavirus (COVID-19) grow, it is becoming imperative for parents to acknowledge and discuss it with their kids. Children may be feeling anxious and stressed about the situation, so staying calm and

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A Letter from We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym Corporate about COVID-19

March 16,2020

As vaccines are made available to the public, the We Rock the Spectrum franchise is following CDC guidelines related to the requirement of wearing masks. Each location is individually owned and operated, so please call your local We Rock gym if you have any questions about their policy.

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Why You Should Book Your Next Party with Us

March 4,2020

Looking for an enjoyable activity to keeps your kids up and moving during the holiday break? Our Winter School’s Out Program is here! From Monday, December 23rd to Friday, January 10th (excludes weekends), we will

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How to Better Support Siblings in Special Needs Families

February 25,2020

Siblings are lifelong friends. They are usually in the lives of their brothers and sisters much longer than anyone else. While children with special needs may require a little more attention and support, it is

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Get Ready for Spring with Our School’s Out Program!

February 5,2020

Want to keep your kids active during their spring break? Our Spring Break School’s Out Program will do just that and more! For a ROCKIN’ two weeks from April 6th – 17th*, We Rock the

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5 Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Your Kids

February 5,2020

February is here and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! Crafting cute cards and decorations with your kids is the perfect way to celebrate the month of love. Since children, particularly those with special

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The Benefits of a Sensory Gym for Teens and Young Adults

January 22,2020

A common misconception is that there is an age limit for sensory gyms. In actuality, sensory gyms—and play—are important for people of all ages. They are especially beneficial for teens and adults with sensory disorders.

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