Archive | Childrens Services


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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Children’s Therapy and Services: Doing Good In The Community Does Good For All!

Our Children’s Therapy and Services team is dedicated to helping to enhance the lives of children with developmental delays – and is also committed to helping others throughout the community, as well.  In order to help the most vulnerable in our community, we participate in a number of  team-building activities throughout the year to assist […]

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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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