The Head Shape Clinic Addresses Positional Plagiocephaly

Chantel Hietler, PT and Director of Occupational and Physical Therapy Services with Independent Living Inc., takes part in the Head Shape Clinic twice a month. The Head Shape Clinic Led by cranifacial surgeon Dr. Pat Ricalde. The multidisciplinary team evalutates, diagnoses, and treats infants with positional plagiocephaly. This condition is commonly caused by preferred sleeping […]

November 5, 2011: Help Us Raise $1 Million for Farm Animals!

Help support our very own Breann M., SLP, by donating today! She will be walking for farm animals, and has written a personal letter to you: Hello! It’s that time of year again that I will be participating in the Walk For Farm Animals for Farm Sanctuary on November 5th, 2011. Each year my sister […]

All Children’s Hospital’s Fit4AllKids – Addressing Childhood Obesity

All Children’s Hospital has made a commitment to help address the problem of childhood obesity by creating a program called Fit4Allkids, Weight Management & Fitness for Families. A task force of pediatric physicians, dietitians, physical therapists, educators and advocates spent a year developing Fit4Allkids to help children maintain a healthy weight and body size, and […]

October 15, 2011: FireHouse Family Chili Cook Off & Block Party

All Children’s Hospital, Kohl’s Cooks for Kids, St. Pete Fire and Rescue- Fossil Park Station and Radio Disney are stirring up some fun and challenging families to come out and show-off their culinary skills at this fun and tasty event. Families who don’t want to compete are encouraged to come and sample the tasty entries! […]

October 8, 2011: 8th Annual Tampa Bay Buddy Walk at Largo Central Park for Down Syndrome Awareness

The Buddy Walk® was developed by the National Down Syndrome Society in 1995 to celebrate Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and to promote acceptance and inclusion of people with down syndrome. The Buddy Walk has grown from 17 walks in 1995 to nearly 300 walks planned for 2011 worldwide. In 2010, more than $11.2 […]

December 2-3, 2011: Special Olympics Florida – Par 3 Marathon

Think you’re up for 100 holes of golf? Find out at our inaugural Special Olympics – Par 3 Marathon! The Par 3 Marathon is a unique golf event this fall, benefiting our athletes, and featuring golf celebrities, Special Olympics athletes and plenty of fun! How It Works… Golfers complete 100 par 3 holes at one […]

October 22, 2011: Third Annual Island Hop

Get away for a great cause at the third annual Island Hop for Special Olympics Florida on Saturday, October 22 from 6-10 p.m. at Gaylord Palms Orlando. Experience island cultures from around the world at this not-to-be missed party, presented by Travelocity. The evening features delicious regional cuisine, cocktails, live entertainment, casino gaming, and more. […]

October 16, 2011: Early Autism Interventions Fishing for Fall Event for Children With Autism and Their Families

Early Autism Interventions Fishing for Fall Event! Gather your family and your fishing gear! Children with autism and their families are invited to this fishing fun day! Date & Time: Sunday, October 16, 2011 starting at 9AM – 2PM. Location: Avalon Horse Farm 18029 Lake Reflections Blvd Lutz, FL 33558 Registration Fee: $20 per family […]

September 25, 2011: Glazer Children’s Museum Sunshine Sunday for Children With Special Needs

Glazer Children’s Museum is having a special day for children with special needs and their families. Sunday, September 25th starting at 10AM through 12:30PM Come and explore the museum with lights and sounds turned down, special programming, and resources for children and families with special needs. Click their special invite below to register. And if […]

Fun Events For The Kids – Fall 2011

Several events this Fall are celebrating ALL special needs families and their special siblings at super fun community events planned just for them. Download the Fall Event Flyer (PDF). Fishing For Fall “Special Needs Families Fishing Fun Day!” Sunday, October 16 9am-2pm Avalon Horse Farm 18029 Lake Reflections Blvd. Lutz FL 33558 Register by Oct. […]