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Local autism, special needs community event to be Aug. 6 – Scottsdale Independent

August 22, 2016 | In:

The We Rock the Spectrum franchise has announced the grand re-opening celebration of its Scottsdale location by openings its doors to all children on Aug. 6.

The celebration is to welcome its new owners, at 4848 E. Cactus Road, suite 820.

The celebration is to be 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6. The event is open to the public and families with children are encouraged to come, according to a press release.

We Rock the Spectrum provides sensory-safe play for kids with autism, special needs neurotypical development.

Each gym features 10 pieces of sensory-safe equipment. This equipment is specifically designed to work with many of the sensory processing issues that children on the spectrum face, while providing all children with the sensory-diet necessary for improved learning and neurological development.

For example, the zip line helps children with vestibular sensations and sensory feedback, while allowing them to better develop upper-arm and core strength, the release stated.

Each We Rock the Spectrum location offers unique classes, children’s day camp opportunities, arts and crafts, additional pieces of play equipment and more.

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