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Our Success Stories Reach New Heights!

Former LifeROOTS Client Featured on American Heart Association Billboard At LifeROOTS, we love to see how kids in our Early Childhood Intervention program continue to grow and thrive after completing our program … and recently, we were thrilled to see the “heights” that one of our former Early Intervention has gone to since completing our program! Weldon, […]

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Spotlight on Mary Becker

At the prompting of Board Member Jill Tatz and former Board Member Sue Iliff, Mary Becker applied for and was selected to participate in the prestigious Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) training program at UNM’s Center for Development and Disabilities. Mary, who has a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology and has […]

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Looking for the Most Comprehensive Guide to Local Sports, Recreational and Art Programs Serving the Needs of People With Disabilities in New Mexico?

LifeROOTS is pleased to announce that we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of a valuable new booklet for those with disabilities and their families, which was created by Dr. Christina Davidson. The booklet, New Mexico Adaptive Programs, provides a listing of adaptive programs throughout New Mexico – including sports programs, camps, dance programs, art programs […]

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LifeROOTS Speaks In The Community: LifeROOTS Presents to Groups Throughout the Region to Provide Information On Family Infant Toddler (FIT) Program

In an effort to provide information about support and services available to families with a child from birth to age 3 who may have a developmental delay, LifeROOTS has been offering an informational presentation to staff at local pediatricians offices and other groups working with young children. Her presentation “Early Intervention: Therapeutic Services for Children […]

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Special Needs Playground

The new La Ladera playground in Albuquerque’s North Valley has a smooth surface, so kids in wheelchairs can access it. It also has special swings, and things to do for kids who are deaf or hearing impaired. KOAT Action 7 News Reporter Angela Brauer and Kathleen Cates explain how not all playgrounds are as inclusive. […]

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After Aubree Suffered A Pediatric Stroke, LifeROOTS Helped Her Strike Back

As a first-time mom, Stephanie Terchila excitedly read everything she could about child development after the birth of daughter Aubree in March, 2011.  So when she had a few concerns about Aubree’s development at four months old, she brought them up to her pediatrician  – never thinking that what would follow would be a barrage […]

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“Love And Logic”® Seminars Provide Simple Solutions And Practical Techniques To Help Parents

LifeROOTS is pleased to continue to offer parents a unique opportunity to learn some valuable parenting skills geared to help today’s parents raise responsible kids – while also having more fun in their role as parents. The program, Love and Logic®,  is being offered at LifeROOTS as a five week program that meets once a […]

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