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After Early Intervention: Tips for a Successful Transition and What to Do If You Think Your Child Needs Additional Services

Kids grow up fast, don’t they? At age three, your child will have completed their early intervention program at LifeROOTS and is ready to take the next steps in their early education. If your child needs continued support as they move into preschool, it is important that you plan ahead so the transition is smooth. […]

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Early Intervention: How the Right Services, at the Right Time, Can Change a Child’s Life

From getting around on their own to saying their first words, babies and young children have a lot to learn. Countless studies have emphasized the importance of a child’s first few years, and parents may become concerned when their development seems slower than expected. An article from Health Research Funding showed that one in six […]

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing an Early Intervention Program for Your Child

Early intervention programs allow children with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential. At LifeROOTS, we work with children from birth to age three on meeting their physical, cognitive, communication, emotional, and adaptive milestones, helping them overcome barriers and reach their fullest potential. Seeing why Early Intervention is the best choice for your child is […]

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Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

On July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed into law the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government services. The statistics come from various Census Bureau censuses and surveys, covering different periods of time. The following facts […]

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A FAMILY’S STORY: Naomi Gillean Shares how LifeROOTS Helped Son Liam … and the Entire Family

As first-time parents, Naomi and Diego Gillean knew they needed help in navigating how to get the services needed for their son Liam – diagnosed at birth with a chromosomal disorder and in need of physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy to start as soon as possible. When she was referred to LifeROOTS when […]

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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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