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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 the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, many valuable child-care services are becoming limited and/or temporarily unavailable. My Brother Rocks the Spectrum Foundation (MBRTS), the non-profit organization for the franchise We Rock the Spectrum

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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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Orli Almog

February 24,2020

As a parent of a child with special needs, I am constantly advocating for families with special needs children. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development and a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family

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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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Making 2020 the Best Year Yet: Setting Resolutions for Special Needs Families

January 7,2020

  Beginning a new year can be daunting for parents with special needs children. However, it’s a great opportunity to set new goals and make commitments for the year. For children with special needs, this

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Why Our Winter School’s Out Program is a Great Place to Chill

December 11,2019

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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Autism Live, CARD and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym Host Annual Sensitive Santa Holiday Event – Benzinga

December 2,2019

Children will have the opportunity to meet Santa and his helpers, who are experienced in interacting with children with autism. Autism Live, The Center for Autism and Related Disorders, and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s

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Why You Should Book Your Next Party with Us

September 18,2019

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym in Tarzana is our flagship gym and has been ROCKIN’ for over 9 years! We take pride in how much our franchise has blossomed over the years and are

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5 Ways to Prepare Special Needs Children for Fourth of July Festivities

July 3,2019

It’s that patriotic time of year again! Time for the BBQs, pools, flying flags, and most importantly, fireworks. The Fourth of July is a bright, exciting holiday, but it is also a very loud holiday.

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Agnesa Papazyan, PsyD

June 28,2019

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),

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WRTS – Pomona: From Heartbreak to Purpose

May 29,2019

Mother’s Day is supposed to be a day for families and the community to celebrate and give back to the Warrior Moms who raised us. Unfortunately, this Mother’s Day did not begin this way for

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Great family and learning events in Los Angeles this week

March 29,2019

If the playground, park and movie routine is getting a little tired, why not do something different with the kids this weekend? From arcade arenas to whale watching, these events will win approval from everyone

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ZOOZ Fitness Opens First Gym in Encino

March 19,2019

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

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We Rock the Spectrum’s 2019 Rockin’ Resource Fair!

February 28,2019

Mark your calendars, We Rockers! On Saturday, April 20th, join us for a day celebrating inclusion for ALL at our 3rd annual Rockin’ Resource Fair! Inspired by the past two years, this will be a

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6 Sports for Children with ASD to Try

February 14,2019

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

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

August 7,2018

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

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Why Our Summer Break School’s Out Program ROCKS!

July 31,2018

Every day of our Summer Break School’s Out Program is never identical to another. We make sure kiddos get to experience something new every time they come into the gym, whether it’s from a creative

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Are you maximizing the benefits of our New and Improved App?

July 12,2018

If you haven’t opened up your We Rock the Spectrum Kids Gym app in a while, now is the perfect time to do so! We just released a couple updates that will make you fall

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What to Expect from Social Skills with Ms. Kelly

May 16,2018

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

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Rocking the Spectrum

April 3,2018

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

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We Rock the Spectrum’s 2018 Rock Walk!

February 22,2018

Mark your calendars, We Rockers! On Saturday, April 21st, join us for a day celebrating inclusion for ALL at our 2018 Rock Walk! Inspired by last year’s Rockin’ Resource Fair, this will be a FREE

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Autism Live and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym Host 3rd Annual Sensitive Santa Holiday Event – PR Web

December 4,2017

Autism Live and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym have partnered again this holiday season to host a special event for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Children who attend the Autism Live Sensitive Santaevent

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CSUN holds fifth annual Special Needs Resource Fair – The Sundial

October 23,2017

CSUN hosted its fifth annual Special Needs Resource Fair on Sunday, which is dedicated to connecting families with children with special needs to an array of resources in San Fernando Valley. Families led by their

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CSUN Special Needs Resource Fair

October 20,2017

Join us on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at the 5th annual CSU Northridge Special Needs Resource Fair! Enjoy special needs resources, food, music, therapy dogs and much more!

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CSUN to Host Resource Fair for Families with Kids with Special Needs – CSUN Today

October 18,2017

Raising a child is a demanding job for any parent, especially when supportive resources seem to be elusive or nonexistent. For families whose children have special needs, the task can be even harder. The Family

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Los Angeles Business Journal Women’s Summit: FINALISTS – DINA KIMMEL, We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym – Los Angeles Business Journal

October 18,2017

Dina Kimmel is the CEO and Founder of We Rock the Spectrum. A passionate autism mom, Kimmel has dedicated her life to developing and growing resources for the special needs population, especially children. Kimmel studied

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Autism Moves with ZOOZ Fitness

October 6,2017

This month, we’d like to shine a spotlight on ZOOZ Fitness, an amazing fitness program based in LA designed specifically for young adults with special needs. Fitness is of the utmost importance in any child’s

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We Rock the Spectrum After School Club!

August 24,2017

This school year, our After School Club will be in session! Call us to sign up: 818-708-0680.

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August Special

August 1,2017

Come and get your playtime in before Summer’s over!  $27 for 3 Open Play Passes and $27 for 3 Hours of Break Time/We Rock Care  

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Gabriel Rocking the Spectrum

July 18,2017

Dear We Rockers, My son, Gabriel’s therapist and companion just shared this with me and I am absolutely emotional as I type and share this video with you. In this video, Gabriel is at camp, teaching

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Volunteer of the Month: Arlette

July 18,2017

This month, we’d like to recognize Arlette as our Volunteer of the Month! Arlette has been incredibly helpful at the gym and at our recent Rockin’ Resource Fair — and the kids love her! Thank

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Rapid Prompting Method: A Voice for Nonverbal Autism

July 17,2017

The saying goes “If you’ve met one person with autism, you’ve met one person with autism.” Nowhere is that truer than when it comes to teaching children with autism. There are many methods of teaching

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Progressive Employment: Hiring Individuals with Special Needs

July 17,2017

At We Rock the Spectrum, the philosophy of full inclusion resonates throughout every aspect of our business — from our gyms across the world to our corporate offices. Our mission is to ensure that everyone

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Who is Rock Boy?

July 17,2017

Rock Boy—he’s the mascot of We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym who’s come to symbolize fun and full-inclusion to families all over the world. He adorns every We Rock the Spectrum signage from the storefronts

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4th of July Sale!

July 3,2017

Help us celebrate 4th of July with this Gym Membership + Rock Shop Special! Receive a $25 Rock Shop gift card when you buy a Rock Gold Pass! Click here to shop online.  

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First Annual Rockin’ Resource Fair

July 3,2017

On July 16th, join us for a day celebrating inclusion for ALL! This will be a FREE event for the community with 30+ full-inclusive resource vendors, music, food, entertainment, and much more! RSVP Here

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Donuts with Dads

June 18,2017

We’re celebrating Dad with this special Father’s Day event! Stop by on June 18th and enjoy 3 Open Plays for $27 and 3 hours of Break time for $27. There will also be complimentary coffee

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Summer Program Sale!

June 1,2017

Hurry! Save on our Summer School’s Out Program Special! Register before June 16th and get a discounted rate of $195 per week. Click here to learn about our Summer School’s Out Program and give us

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Summer School’s Out Program

June 1,2017

Join us for the Summer edition of our School’s Out Program, the only full-inclusion Summer program in LA! We’ll be featuring arts & crafts, games, play time, and much more. Best of all, it’ll be

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Special Memorial Day Sale!

May 24,2017

  Hey We Rockers! Join us as we celebrate Memorial Day this Monday, May 29th. Receive a $25 Rock Shop Gift Card to the Rock Shop when you buy a membership! Click here to shop

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Dina Kimmel on 103.5 Cypress Radio with Louis Geigerman

May 15,2017

We Rock the Spectrum Founder and CEO Dina Kimmel sits down with 103.5 Cypress Radio to discuss all things We Rock.

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Parent’s Night Out!

May 1,2017

May 12th (the Friday before Mother’s Day), we will be hosting “Parent’s Night Out!” This is where we take care of the kiddos for the night while you enjoy a lovely evening out! Time for

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Cesar Chavez Day School’s Out Program

March 31,2017

This Cesar Chavez Day, our School’s Out Program will be in full swing! We’ll have music, arts & crafts, fun classes, playtime, and more! Morning Session: 9:00am – 12:00pm | $39 Afternoon Session: 12:00pm –

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Gym Special: Wear Blue for Autism Awareness!

March 31,2017

  Let’s Light it up Blue for Autism Awareness We’re celebrating Autism Awareness month with a Buy One, Get One Free special on Open Play! Wear blue to our gym and enjoy this offer all

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Dina Kimmel: On Inclusive Play – Inclusive L.A. Magazine

March 27,2017

Dina Kimmel has always been an entrepreneur. She launched two successful boutiques in North Hollywood in her 20s and 30s. But her business adventures turned personal when her son, Gabriel, was diagnosed with autism spectrum

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President’s Day School’s Out Program

February 20,2017

When your kids are out of school this Monday, have them spend the day with us! Our President’s Day School’s Out Program features music, arts & crafts, fun classes, playtime, and more! Morning Session: 9:00am

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We Rock on Wheels: Bringing Sensory Play to You!

January 31,2017

  We Rock on Wheels is coming to town! The fun, mobile version of We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym is now available in Tarzana. With We Rock on Wheels, we bring the Sensory Play

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day School’s Out Program

January 16,2017

When your kids are out of school this Monday, have them spend the day with us! Our School’s Out Program will be in session all day. To sign your kiddos up, call us at (818) 708-0860.

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Winter School’s Out Program

December 19,2016

When your kids are out for Winter Break, our School’s Out Program is here to help! The program will be in session from Monday, December 19th to Friday, January 6th. To sign your kiddos up, call us

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