Kara Dodds & Associates News Blog

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

Kara was featured in this article about early autism detection and the free screenings she provides to preschools within San Diego County through her work with the Autism Tree Project Foundation.

Read more at: UT San Diego: "Early Austism Detection Helps, But it's Hard"


56 screenings done at AKA Headstart: San Miguel site with my team

Screened approx 45 kids at AKA Headstart: Rolando site today with my team.

Completed 60 speech and language screenings at AKA Headstart: Grand center site


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Make up screenings at AKA La Mesa Headstart on October 21, 2014


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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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