We Rock the Spectrum is scheduled to open in September at 4899 Hwy. 6, Ste. 205B in Missouri City. This children’s gym will be located in the Tang City Plaza. Although the gym is open to all kids, the equipment is geared towards kids on the autism spectrum and will include a trampoline, zip lines, swings, and a calming room. 281-242-6655. See Feature Here
Jason and KellyAnne Henry; autism parents and owners of We Rock the Spectrum Scottsdale, offer an affordable alternative to occupational therapy for children with sensory processing disorders and special needs. Their sensory gym is an indoor play space for all children, of all abilities, offering inclusive play. With 1 in 68 children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, there has never been such a need for such a place. Watch Segment Here
A young child, maybe 6 years old, throws a tantrum near the supermarket entrance. It’s easy to rush to judgment, questioning the parents’ apparent inability to discipline their child. But perhaps, there’s more to the story that the casual observer might miss. For that child and those parents, We Rock the Spectrum Kids’ Gym is a welcome respite from the glares and preconceived notions of strangers. Lena and Mike White opened the gym on John Tyler Highway in May. They have four children; their 6-year-old, Brayden, is on the autism spectrum. He began showing signs as an infant, like delayed milestones and not making eye contact. What really caught his parents’ attention: he wouldn’t react to falling and hitting his head, but he would act as if in pain from an action like his mom trying to hold his hand. Read More Here
The Eastside is rockin’ this summer, especially since the opening of a new kids gym in Bellevue. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym provides a space for kids of all ability levels to play and grow together through “safe sensory experiences,” and is the only kid’s gym in our area that offers this all-inclusive philosophy. If this sounds like something your kids would flip for (literally!), read on for the rockin’ details. Read More Here
We Rock the Spectrum announces its first annual Rockin’ Resource Fair — a day for families with children of all abilities to come together in awareness, understanding, and support. The event will be held at Woodley Park in Lake Balboa on Sunday, July 16th from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m, and there will be local special needs vendors, event sponsors, food trucks, and more. Read More Here
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A new resource for children with autism just opened its doors in the Metro East. “We Rock the Spectrum” gym held their grand opening in Edwardsville Saturday afternoon. The indoor play center’s located on Century Drive right off Route 157 in Illinois. The facility features all sorts of special equipment that aids autistic children with their developmental growth. The owners said the idea is also meant to make everyone feel included. “All kids can play together and that’s the way a lot of kids learn their best is when they’re playing next to a peer,” said owner Jennifer Range. The special needs indoor play center is the first of its kind in Illinois but the second in the St. Louis area. The first facility opened in Fenton last year. Watch Video Here
Founder of We Rock the Spectrum Kids’ Gym, Dina Kimmel, talks about the company’s upcoming Autism resource fair in Woodley Park at Lake Balboa, Southern California.
Shannon speaks with creator of the We Rock the Spectrum Kids’ Gym franchise and long-time friend of the show, Dina Kimmel about just what makes her ever-growing company so special.
We Rock the Spectrum, a new children’s gym that serves kids with autism and special needs, will be holding a grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on June 24. The event is open to the public, and families with children from all walks of life are invited to attend. Admission is $12 per child, and 20 percent of the proceeds will go to the My Brother Rocks the Spectrum Foundation. Jennifer Range, the owner of the new We Rock the Spectrum, located at 1015 Century Drive in Edwardsville, has been a special education teacher for the past 12 years at Edwardsville High School. Together with her husband, Mike, they have four children – James, Scott, Joseph, and Brigid. Their second child Scott, who is now 23, was first diagnosed with autism just before his third birthday. He had been attending a program in Mascoutah three days a week which Jennifer pointed out is a program parents pay for in Illinois. “In Illinois …