Kara Dodds & Associates News Blog

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

Completed 100 speech and language screenings for AKA Headstart: Granada site with therapist team Alisa, Jessica and myself! Great school, teachers, and thank you Center Director Valerie York for being so organized for us!

Completed 150 speech and language screenings for preschoolers at AKA Headstart: Farragut circle center along with therapist Jessica.


About 80 kids screened at AKA Headstart: Darnell center with therapists Alisa and Jessica.

About 60 screenings done today at AKA Headstart Redwood center.


Screened 20 kiddos at AKA Vista La Mesa.

Kara Dodds & Associates along with the Autism Tree Project Foundation and AKA Head Start were featured in the East County Californian artcle "Early intervention is the key to helping children with autism" written by Albert H. Fulcher on February 19, 2014.

Read more at: The East County Californian: Early Intervention is the Key to Helping Children with Autism

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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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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