Similar to identifying a language delay in monolingual, one language, children, a language delay is identified by a licensed speech-language pathologist, typically by giving a standardized assessment or using clinical observation.
In the Special Kids Therapy Center we have one sensory room called a "Snoezelen". This fun name refers to a controlled area that is a multi-sensory environment. This room can be used with children and adults of all ages, many diagnoses, and abilities.
Have you heard the saying that red-heads have a “fireball” personality? Well, it’s no different for 14-year old Jordan. Jordan is a fun-loving, energetic, red-headed teenage fireball “…that keeps us on our toes,” shares her mom, Tanya.
Plagiocephaly is the flattening of the skull on one side. It can be accompanied by facial asymmetries as well including forehead bulge on one side, jaw or cheek asymmetries, or asymmetrical eye sockets.
We raised a total of $143,000 through our November Double Campaign! When investors contributed to Special Kids during the month of November, their donation was doubled up to a total of $70,000 thanks to multiple sponsors.
We are so excited to announce that United way has chosen Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center as one of their 2016 grant recipients. In July we received a grant commitment from United Way for $10,000 to support the Camp Ability program.
Camp Ability of Special Kids celebrates its 10th summer of helping kids grow in Jesus Christ. Camp started in 2007 with 25 campers and has grown to serve 90 campers this summer. The Camp Ability vision isto provide hope, fun and support to children with special needs and their families.
Camp Ability tries to instill in each camper that they “can do all things through Christ who strengthens,” Philippians 4:13.