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 addressing it head on will help your kids, especially those with special needs, cope with their changing environment. For parents
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 Kid’s Gym Worldwide, is taking action to ensure that all healthcare professionals, first responders, grocery store workers and essential emergency
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 just as important for their siblings to feel supported, included, and loved. By not acknowledging their struggles with support, they
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 needs, learn primarily through sensory exploration, crafting is beneficial to your kids’ long-term sensory and creative development. Interacting and playing
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.
Being a mother, wife and entrepreneur is not an easy balance in life. I continue to remind myself just how lucky I am to have Sophia and Gabriel as my children. Without them, my path would not be what it is today. It feels so strange when I hear someone say they don’t believe in
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.
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
Do you know who offers fun activities for kids with autism? The answer is We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym does. They offer activities and programs through state funded programs that allow them to improve the social and physical development of children, especially those with autism. The offer an all inclusive environment that allows children of all abilities to play, learn, grow and have fun.
We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym offers open play time, structured programs, classes, party opportunities, and even a retail location called “The Rock Shop” for kids to enjoy and develop. Their gym features equipment and activities that are designed to aid in the development of children with special needs, especially autism, as well as children who are not classified as having special needs.
Are you looking for a great place to take your children to play? Do you have a special needs child or children and aren’t sure where to bring them for a fun environment that will also help them develop their sensory, motor and other skills? We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym in Tarzana, CA is
At We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym, the slogan of “Finally a Place Where You Never Have to Say I’m Sorry” is not just a slogan, but words the staff lives by to create their culture and environment around. As the best kids fitness gym in the area their facility is full of awesome equipment for climbing, running, jumping, lifting, pulling and pushing to help develop the larger muscle groups of children who frequent their gym. But they don’t stop there they also have plenty of stuff to help with problem solving, social development, sensory skills, find motor skills, and creativity. All of this is achieved through a gym that is full of equipment, toys, an arts and crafts area, and the highly attentive and motivated staff that prides themselves on providing an all inclusive environment.
Whenever we find a new place that offers an activity or helps to develop children in ways we haven’t experienced before it can be referred to as a “best kept secret” but hopefully the word is spreading through Tarzana, CA about how great the indoor playground area is at the We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym. Their gym is full of awesome and fun equipment that is meant to help develop children of all ability levels and improve their physical, social, sensory, and motor skills through play, exercise, creativity and many other activities.
This is a photo of our son Gabriel trying to help teach his new friend Destine how to swim. If one was to tell me 2 years ago I would be looking at this photo and reflecting on this precious moment, I would tell them it was a dream. Gabriel was diagnosed with Autism back