Congratulations to our groundskeeping department on being selected as one of the 2020 Corona Cares grant recipients. Corona Cares supports organizations by donating the tools they need to maintain gardens and landscapes throughout the country. LifeROOTS received $1,000 in brand new tools to help assist in their day-to-day work.
LifeROOTS management would like to thank all of our essential contract workers at KAFB, the Federal Courthouse, and the City of Albuquerque. Through this pandemic, their dedication and commitment have been greatly appreciated and we appreciate all they do!
LifeROOTS is pleased to announce that the Rio Rancho Observer selected LifeROOTS for two 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards. Awards were for Top Three Charity Event (Pi(e) Day Event) and Top Three Nonprofits.
As of March 2020, LifeROOTS was forced to halt all in-person services within the ACS program. As a result, we had to get creative. We are serving 25-30 participants on a weekly basis. Some things we did to adapt and some of the services we offer include: Remote day services via Zoom. Chair yoga […]
Did you know that the nearly 7 million disabled students in the U.S. make up 14% of national public school enrollment? Learning disabilities are not rare, but they’re overwhelmingly misunderstood. If their child is diagnosed with a learning disability, many parents assume that they are destined to drop out of school, will never “catch up” […]
LifeROOTS’ pediatric therapists work with the parents of children with developmental differences every day. We know first-hand the exceptional strength, perseverance, and resourcefulness parents need to care for their families. Parenting can be stressful under the best of circumstances, but parents of children with developmental differences are especially susceptible to stress and fatigue. Caring for a […]
If your child has a developmental disability, receiving the right services can make a difference in their development. Therapy enhances cognitive, physical, and social abilities, but progress doesn’t have to stop once the session ends. Now, many children receive services through our Telehealth program. There are some important things that parents can do for their […]
It’s officially the holiday season, and there’s one thing on every child’s mind: toys. Finding the perfect gifts for kids is already challenging, but when the child you’re shopping for has a developmental disability, the toys you choose must be both fun and functional. We’ve rounded up a few of our therapists’ recommended toys that […]
LifeROOTS Director of Contracts Matthew Molina discusses the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities and how the organization’s programs can help people with disabilities secure employment in the community. LifeROOTS is an Albuquerque-based nonprofit that provides the community with a broad range of programs and services for children and adults with developmental, physical, and behavioral […]
Back to school looks quite different this year for both families and teachers. As students and parents adjust to their new online learning and work-from-home schedules, teachers must adapt their curricula to meet at-home learners’ needs, including special needs students. Many teachers wonder how to make sure their special needs students are learning, even when […]