Approach to Autism Gift of Gratitude

Register to win one of two $50.00 gift checks that will be given away monthly. Sign up now for their Gift of Gratitude, partner reward program. Every month, starting November 1, 2011, Approach to Autism will be giving two $50 Gift of Gratitude gift certificates to our viewers. Register here to win. Gift Certificates will […]

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. […]

ILI Visits Island Dolphin Care for Children with Special Needs

Our very own Director of Physical Therapy, Chantel Hietler, recently visited Island Dolphin Care which was developed to help children with special needs and their families. Island Dolphin Care started with 4 kids, and now has more than 1,200 kids participate in it’s camps every year. Here is her story: I recently took a trip […]

iPad Coming to Our Clinics for Children with Special Needs!

Independent Living Inc. Pediatric Therapy is proud to announce Apple’s iPad is coming to our pediatric therapy clinics. We have named a few therapists to specialize in special education iPad apps built specifically to help in the development of children with special needs including: autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome, apraxia, and other diagnoses. Sign up […]

June 2011: Tampa Bay Summer Children’s Activities – Keep Your Kids Busy

Are your kids already wandering around bored this summer? The June 2011 FDLRS Parent Services Out of School Time Fun (PDF) is a comprehensive resource guide for things to do with your kids this summer. It also includes special offers and celebrations happening around the area at museums such as MOSI and The Florida Aquarium. […]

In Case You Missed Our St. Petersburg Pediatric Therapy Clinic Grand Opening…

Independent Living Inc. Pediatric Therapy opened its third pediatric therapy clinic for the following therapy services: occupational, physical and speech-language therapy in Saint Petersburg, FL. The over 3100 square foot facility is located in the Wittner Building at 5959 Central Avenue, Suite 102. We held our grand opening on Friday, April 8th, and if you […]