Category Archives: Resources Team

Autism Swim Program MAPLE HILL YMCA

Posted: February 17, 2015

YMCA lessons use a learn–to-swim progression from water orientation to stroke development that meets the needs of swimmers at all levels. Participants learn water safety skills and stroke development in a fun and supportive environment that emphasizes character development and physical fitness. Lessons provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Children ages 3-14 years old impacted by autism. 2:1 Swimmer to Instructor ratio 30 minute lessons once a week Open all…

WAPADH.org

Posted: February 17, 2015

Founded in 1969, the Whittier Area Parents’ Association for the Developmentally Handicapped (WAPADH) is a private, non-profit organization that supports individuals with a variety of lifelong disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Down’s syndrome and related medical and/or behavioral disorders. Our history of achievements is the result of strong community and family support and an organizational culture that continually seeks to remove barriers and change the limiting cultural stereotypes long associated…

ACHIEVEBEYONDUSA.com

Posted: February 17, 2015

Achieve Beyond Pediatric Therapy and Autism Services California provides pediatric therapy to help children reach their full potential. Education, therapy, and family support services are provided throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Located in Whittier, CA, we offer initial screenings, parent or school consultations, comprehensive evaluations and assessments. Our professional and licensed staff is committed to serving special needs children with physical and developmental disabilities/delays or children, who might need some…

PROGRESSIVERESOURCES.org

Posted: February 17, 2015

Progressive Resources delivers innovative programs for autism spectrum and developmental challenges. What makes us unique is including the whole family in a multi-modality treatment model. Our goal is to expand and enrich the lives of our clients through outstanding service. Utilizing a strengths-based approach, PR’s methods are as varied as the needs and challenges each client presents – all drawn from “best practice” within multiple disciplines. Our  COMMONSENSE™  framework provides…

YMCAWHITTIER.org

Posted: February 17, 2015

The YMCA of Greater Whittier is an association of all people united in a common effort to put Judeo-Christian principles into daily practice and to enrich the quality of spiritual, mental, physical, and social life of their families, their community, and themselves. Come and experience the YMCA difference, where you will find something for everyone in your family to enjoy. Discover the wide variety of programs and services that will…

PCDA

Posted: February 17, 2015

PCDA is a multi-disciplinary agency that provides a wide range of services to children with special needs, from birth to 21 years of age. All services at PCDA follow the DIRFloortime philosophy, which emphasizes social-emotional development and relationships. Services include speech therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, feeding services, music therapy, adapted music lessons, counseling, sibling support, early intervention, SEDI-Floortime for 3-12 year olds, Teen Club 12-18 year olds, Young Adult…

Family Focus Resource Center

Posted: February 17, 2015

For over a decade, Family Focus Resource Center (FFRC) has been providing parent-to-parent support, education and information to parents and caregivers of children with special needs and the professionals who serve them. They are one of 47 Family Resource Centers and one of 14 Family Empowerment Centers in California. They are a sponsored program of California State University, Northridge. Some of their services include Parent to Parent Mentoring, Parent Education…

Diane M. Danis, M.D., M.P.H.

Posted: February 17, 2015

Dr. Danis is a medical doctor trained as a general Pediatrician, with over 20 years of experience caring for children.  She has additional specialty training and experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, and has devoted the last fifteen years of her practice to working with children with a variety of special needs.  She provides diagnostic evaluations, counseling and treatment for children and their families with a range of developmental and…

Nellie R. Akalp

Posted: February 17, 2015

Nellie Akalp is a passionate entrepreneur, small business advocate and mother of four. As CEO of CorpNet.com, a legal document filing service, Nellie helps entrepreneurs start a business, Incorporate, Form an LLC, or set up Sole Proprietorships (DBAs) for a new or existing business. She has formed more than 100,000 corporations and LLCs across the U.S., building a strong passion to assist small business owners in starting, running, and protecting…

Sharon Wollaston

Posted: February 17, 2015

Dr. Sharon Wollaston is a board certified pediatrician practicing in Pasadena. She received her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed her residency at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. After her residency, she continued to work at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles as a chief resident. She has been ear piercing for more than 10 years in her medical practice. She uses the Blomdahl Medical Ear piercing system. To ensure…

Bari Fairly

Posted: February 17, 2015

Bari grew up in Woodland Hills, California. She graduated from El Camino Real High School and then attended The University of Irvine graduating in 1992. Bari always being interested in exercise and nutrition became a personal trainer while attending CSUN for dietetics. Bari met her husband Pat in 1992 and is a stay at home mom to her three beautiful children. Bari became interested in making slideshows after her first…

ATAK Interactive

Posted: February 17, 2015

ATAK Interactive is a full-service digital house located in Los Angeles. They are a service-first kind of company that works hard to create the right solutions for you and your organization or brand. They work with organizations and businesses just like yours who do amazing work offline and need some help online. Finding a company that can do everything you need isn’t easy. Finding one that does it right, on…