Celebrating Our 1 Year Milestone

As a society, we’ve come a long way towards understanding the need for paying close attention to the development of our children, and intervening when natural processes aren’t unfolding the way they should.

ASHA recently reported that, ‘Many toddlers diagnosed with ASD who receive early intervention can attend regular kindergarten, cutting annual education costs by $10,000 per child, according to Autism Navigator. The Autism Society of the United States says that early intervention can reduce the cost of care by 67%.”

The role that  speech and language pathologists play in these interventions can change the trajectory of a child’s life.

These costs are not just in dollars, but in the intangible gifts of everyday life. Coming to terms with the fact that your child may be differently abled than their peers can be challenging. We appreciate the trust that our families have placed in us as facilitators of their children’s growth and development.

We’d like to say thank you, and let’s keep going!

There’s a lot of work, but also an enormous amount of joy and gratification involved. Our Santee location just celebrated a year in business!  We enjoy being a part of this community, and we’re looking forward to being here when you need us in the years to come.

If you know a family that would benefit from an early intervention screening, please have them call at 619 692 0622

Read our Rave Reviews

Watching the documentary brought tears to my eyes and made my heart swell up. Words will never be able to express what the therapists at Kara dodds have done for our family.

Six months ago, I brought my son Atticus in for his evaluation, with only a handful of words and a tendancy to withdraw from interaction, I was desperately seeking someone...someway to help him.

Today he is like a brand new kid! He is thriving! Talking, playing, and so happy. I am so proud that he is mine, and to have kara dodds to thank for helping to give him the words and the will to use them.

B. Ellson

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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