Chandler’s Story

Chandler had a rough start to life. He was born with spina bifida and had multiple surgeries in the first 18 months of life. The surgeries and his condition caused developmental delays and he was referred to ChildStrive for physical therapy services. Chandler’s...

Parenting Program Assists Young Families

Betty knows she’s a good mom but life gets really busy and ChildStrive’s Parents as Teachers (PAT) program gives her dedicated time to concentrate on her son’s social, emotional, and physical development. “I saw it as an opportunity to learn...

Jhonny’s Story

“The reason I love ChildStrive is because they are there for us,” says Jhonny’s mom, Irene. “They are my angels.” She was worried about her son because at ten months he wouldn’t tolerate being on his tummy, he didn’t crawl, refused to...

Lena’s Story

Lena wasn’t worried about her daughter’s unusual method of crawling until the pediatrician mentioned it at their check-up appointment. The doctor referred them to ChildStrive for an evaluation to see if Samara had a developmental delay. A physical therapist from...

Brody’s Family Story

Brody was a “good baby” according to his parents Larry and Kristina. He had no trouble sleeping or eating and seemed to be content and independent. Shortly after Brody’s first birthday, their world changed. Almost overnight Brody became a screaming, inconsolable...