Kara Dodds & Associates News Blog

Read the latest news, announcements and information about our speech, occupational and physical therapy centers.

It's that time again! Now enrolling for KDA Social Skills & Language camps.  Camps lead by SLP's Cocoa, Casey, Sam, and Vidya. Sign your child up today & let the fun begin!

summer travel

Our Occupational Therapists recommend this "pack sheet" making travel positive for both kids AND parents! Be sure to plan ahead and begin summer time fun!


When do picky eaters become problem feeders? If you have these questions about your child contact us today get more information from our Occupational Therapist who specializes in SOS feeding therapy. We'd be happy to give your child a free screening too!

I am so proud of this mini-documentary we made at Kara Dodds and Associates.

I am so thankful for the families, and most importantly to the children, who work so hard to improve their communication skills every week. I also wanted to acknowledge and thank my speech therapists, who help make it all happen! People can often take for granted what comes so easily to some.

Kara Dodds & Associates along with the Autism Tree Foundation were featured in "Local San Diego non-profit provides more than 8,700 free Early Intervention Preschool Screenings" published in the East County Californian on April 8, 2015.

Read more at: The East County Californian: 8,700 free Early Intervention Preschool Screenings

Kara Dodds & Associates was featured in this article along with the Autism Tree Project Foundation regarding the amazing work being done with the early intervention screenings and trainings within the local San Diego County preschool community and Head Start. 

Read more at: The East County Californian: 8,700 free Early Intervention Preschool Screenings

Read our Rave Reviews

After taking my son to two other speech offices, I found Kara Dodds and Associates, Inc. I was looking for a place that was knowledgeable about apraxia speech.

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News, Media and Blogs

Strength and Power Training for Children with Poor Coordination!

By Veronica Glen, PT, DPT (http://www.thesandiegopediatricpt.com/2017/01/strength-and-power-training-for-kiddos.html)

When Physical Therapists see a clumsy or uncoordinated child, one of the first thoughts we think is “That kid can use some balance training!” or “They could benefit from functional activity practice!” What current evidence based research is finding is that strength and power training can be just as helpful if not MORE helpful than functional movement training!

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