Archive | Childrens Services


LifeROOTS Launches Bilingual “Inclusion Playgroups”

Parents of 2 and 3 year olds looking for a fun, stimulating learning environment for both typical and special needs children have an exciting new option when it comes to pre-school programs.  LifeROOTS has introduced a new bilingual “Inclusion Playgroup” licensed program specifically designed to integrate typical children and children with developmental delays — providing […]

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LifeROOTS Partners with Diaper Bank of New Mexico

One in three families in America struggles to afford diapers for their children – and with assistance programs not covering diapers, low-income families often have great difficulty finding a way to secure diapers for their families.  In addition to children’s diaper needs, diapers and incontinence products are desperately needed by the elderly and those with […]

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Client Spotlight: Jesus

Jesus is a LifeROOTS client who, as a young child, was diagnosed with a Wilms tumor — a type of kidney cancer that occurs in children. The disease, which is the most common form of childhood kidney cancer, occurs in 1 in 200,000 to 250,000 children, and usually attacks when the child is less than […]

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Twin Dreams – And LifeROOTS

How the Advocacy of Parents, And the Help of LifeROOTS, Helped Create a True “Success Story” Dr. Pamela Martin vividly remembers the moment she knew she had become a parent advocate for her twin sons – born prematurely in 1976 and each facing multiple medical problems right from birth.  Standing at the front of her […]

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LifeROOTS Summer 2011 Newsletter

New Name, New Look RCI has long offered the solid “roots” that have helped so many individuals throughout the community enhance their quality of life. Now, we’ve unveiled a powerful new name and logo that not only signifies the important role that we have in offering a strong foundation of programs and services for people […]

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LifeROOTS Seeks Daily Triumphs

Posted: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 12:00 am As Posted on By BRAD BUCK Observer managing editor Ten years ago, Kathleen Cates looked everywhere for ways to help her newborn daughter, Emma, who came into this world with a paralyzed arm. She didn’t like the answers she got from doctors and others in the health-care profession. […]

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The Importance of Early Intervention

The Importance of Early Intervention as published in the quarterly FCM Communicator by the Department of Family & Community Medicine. Every parent desires only the best for their child. Parents learn early on that they are their child’s best protector. New and experienced parents will investigate and research the best resources for their children. If […]

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