7 Rockin’ Sensory Play Activities for Kids on the Spectrum

7 Rockin’ Sensory Play Activities for Kids on the Spectrum

Play is one of the easiest ways for a child to learn about their surroundings and develop fundamental life skills. Sensory play is any activity that stimulates a child’s senses such as touch, sound, taste, sight, and smell. Allowing your child the opportunity to freely explore with sensory activities helps to facilitate understanding and creativity.

Learn About Our Sensory-Safe Services for Kids with Autism

Learn About Our Sensory-Safe Services for Kids with Autism

What does it mean to be a sensory-safe gym for ALL kids? At We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym in Tarzana, it means making sure that we provide a safe environment for all children. We believe in inclusion (especially when it comes to play) and we see firsthand every day how this ideology benefits not only children on the spectrum or with special needs, but neurotypical children as well. Allowing ALL children to play and learn together teaches them understanding, compassion, and helps to spread awareness — and that’s what we’re all about.

4 Steps to Prepare Your Child with Autism for Halloween

4 Steps to Prepare Your Child with Autism for Halloween

Halloween is a family-friendly holiday that’s especially exciting for younger children. It’s a time once a year where they can dress up in rockin’ costumes, stay out late, explore their neighborhood, and — most importantly — make childhood memories that will last them a lifetime. If your child has autism, there’s no reason he or

10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew By Ellen Notbohrn

10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew By Ellen Notbohrn

The child who lives with Autism may look “normal” but his or her behavior can be perplexing and downright difficult. Today, the citadel of autism, once thought of as an incurable disorder, is cracking around the foundation. Every day, individuals with autism show us they can overcome, compensate for, and otherwise manage many of the

Activities for Special Needs Children at We Rock The Spectrum Tarzana

Activities for Special Needs Children at We Rock The Spectrum Tarzana

Have you gotten frustrated searching for activities for special needs children? You know they are out there and you really want your children to be able to participate in them and take advantage of a more direct approach to social, sensory, and physical development and growth. You are in luck because the programs you are searching for are offered at We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym. They offer many different classes and playtimes aimed at the growth and development of both special needs children as well as children who are typically developing.

How We Rock The Spectrum Throws Birthday Parties for Children with Autism

How We Rock The Spectrum Throws Birthday Parties for Children with Autism

When planning a birthday party parents need to consider the venue, food, rentals, and activities. When your child is on the autism spectrum some of these birthday party factors are a little more important than others. Choosing a venue that is accommodating to children with special needs is very important, and it is what sets