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
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
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 in love with the app all over again! Most Notable Improvements: You can now sign the liability waiver in the
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,
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 event for the community with 50+ full-inclusive resource vendors, music, food, entertainment, a celebratory walk and much more! You will
Autism Live and We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym Host 3rd Annual Sensitive Santa Holiday Event – PR Web
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 will meet Santa, have their photos taken, and receive a wrapped toy, while also getting the opportunity to explore a
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 excited children arrived at the University Student Union to dozens of informational booths, carnival games and a live band. Parents
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 life but for a child on the autism spectrum, leading a healthy, active life can often be a challenge. This
This school year, our After School Club will be in session! Call us to sign up: 818-708-0680.
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
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 the younger campers how to Whip and Nae Nae! This has been an eight-year journey with Gabriel on the spectrum. I know
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 you, Arlette, for all that you do! Your hard work is greatly appreciated.
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 kids with autism but for non-verbal children, breakthroughs in education and communication are harder to come by. Parents of these children work tirelessly
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 feels welcomed and accepted. This is why progressive employment is an important part of our company. We emphasize to all
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 to the walls of our gyms. For kids, his bright red t-shirt, welcoming smile, and rockin’ hands means “It’s playtime!”