Our vision is to alleviate the financial hardship of raising special needs children of all ages in Marion County, Florida by providing alternative forms of funding for therapies and assistive technologies not covered by insurance.
KidGenius believes in the importance of collaboration, and unity in order to achieve common goals. Your support creates the village that it takes...
Autism in Ocala: We wish to open an Autism center here in Ocala Florida. As previous board members of Ocala Autism Support Network, we were able to see first hand what families who have children on the Autism Spectrum needed and were missing. In an effort to be able to provide these services, therapies and assistive devices, KidGenius was born.
Free services that we offer
Monthly Support Groups
Comprehensive Behavioral Health Evaluations
Coordination and Referral of professionally recommended services
Special Events and Socializing opportunities
Informational seminars and training
Adaptive Baseball League
We also have scholarships available for :
Sensory Massage Therapy
Infant Self Rescue Swimming Survival Program
Coming soon :
In order to quilify for the above services please be sure to REGISTER your child.
January 9th 6:30 pM
Non verbal communication techniques
Certified developmental specialist Tereka Louise of Reka Rocks Wellness will be demonstrating ways, such as early sign language, to encourage parents to use effective non verbal techniques for communicating with their child. With a hands on approach, each family will have the opportunity to acquire skills and tips on how to build a healthy relationship with your child(ren) while attending to their needs and developmental delays
January 21st 10:30 aM
Sensory Massage Workshop
Learn to understand your child's sensory needs. You will learn how to apply a nurturing touch and be introduced to creative sensory play time activities. Overstimulated children and children with tactile sensitivity may find deep massages relaxing and may even improve motor skills and muscle tone. Under-stimulated children can also see positive results through a lighter massage that would serve to stimulate rather than soothe.
By delsadarline, Jan 12 2015 08:51PM
Through the use of puppets,sensory toys,children songs and stories,you will learn to engage your child during massage and promote healthy touch, while learning the benefits of massage and understanding your child's sensory needs through a nurturing touch. There will also be a valuable introduction to creative sensory play time activities..
By delsadarline, Dec 23 2014 06:24PM
Certified developmental specialist Tereka Louise of Reka Rocks Wellness will be demonstrating ways, such as early sign language, to encourage parents to use effective non verbal techniques for communicating with their child. With a hands on approach, each family will have the opportunity to acquire skills and tips on how to build a healthy relationship with your child(ren) while attending to their needs and developmental delays.
....a Differently-Abled Approach
resources are scarce in Marion County, Fl., we believe that duplicating services is a waste of donors contributions. We can better serve the community by working together with other reputable organizations to achieve a common goal.
KidGenius sets out to empower caregivers by providing them with the tools neccesary to address the needs of children that are "Differently-Abled" We apply action behind the support given and cater to the individual needs of your child. At a time where excess
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