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How Siblings of Children with Autism are Affected

March 18,2021

As parents of children with Autism, we understand they require specialized care and attention. Depending upon which part of the spectrum a child falls under, the extent of the support will vary from helping them accomplish daily tasks to needing assisted care on a continual basis. Regardless of the extent of the therapy solutions, parents […]

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10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew By Ellen Notbohrn

January 11,2021

The child who lives with Autism may look “normal” but his or her behavior can be perplexing and downright difficult. Today, the citadel of autism, once thought of as an incurable disorder, is cracking around the foundation. Every day, individuals with autism show us they can overcome, compensate for, and otherwise manage many of the […]

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Are You Looking for a Great Place for a Special Needs Child to Play?

January 11,2021

Are you looking for a great place to take your children to play? Do you have a special needs child or children and aren’t sure where to bring them for a fun environment that will also help them develop their sensory, motor and other skills? We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym in Franklin, TN is […]

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Finally a Place Where You Never Have to Say I’m Sorry is Not Just a Slogan!

January 11,2021

At We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym, the slogan of “Finally a Place Where You Never Have to Say I’m Sorry” is not just a slogan, but words the staff lives by to create their culture and environment around. As the best kids fitness gym in the area their facility is full of awesome equipment […]

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Learn About We Rock The Spectrum

January 11,2021

We Rock The Spectrum Kid’s Gym is one of the best kids gyms there is and is ready and able to help all kids of all ability levels be able to grow, develop, and have a whole lot of fun. Their gym is full of awesome equipment, a friendly, full trained, and attentive staff, and […]

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Place to Call Home: Brandon – KSDK 5 News

September 26,2018

13-year-old Brandon loves to explore and try new things so We Rock the Spectrum was the perfect place for his adventure. This sweet teen has lived without a family for more than nine years. He’s ready to settle into one family and start moving forward with his life. He enjoys being active. Brandon also has […]

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St. Louis community shows support for autism awareness – KSDK 5 News

July 23,2018

ST. LOUIS – There was a big show of support for increasing autism awareness this weekend. The St. Louis chapter of Autism Speaks hosted two community events Friday and Saturday. The organization held a fundraiser at historic Soulard restaurant Hammerstone’s on Friday. The restaurant was full of customers and people who took part in a […]

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Never Having to Say You’re Sorry – Ladue News

January 6,2017

Although We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym might sound a bit too childishly exuberant for the average adult, the Fenton venture fills a signally earnest function: serving youngsters afflicted with autism and related conditions – as well as many, many more. Tom and Cynthia Tipton, who own and operate the gym, opened it in a […]

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An autistic child had a meltdown in a restaurant. Then, a customer sent the mom this note. – St. Louis Today

August 26,2016

Cynthia Tipton was having dinner with her family at Bandana’s in Rock Hill when she saw the look on her son’s face and knew what was coming. Her daughter, Sophie, had been kidding around with her little brother, Noland. He got embarrassed by her mild teasing. He started screaming and crying. Loudly. Noland, 10, has […]

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Inclusive Indoor Playground with Autism-Friendly Equipment Opens in Fenton – St Louis Today

February 18,2016

Finally, a place where you don’t have to say I’m sorry. That’s the slogan for the new We Rock the Spectrum indoor play area that opened last week in Fenton designed to provide all children, including those with autism spectrum disorder, an inclusive and safe place to play. “When we go to a playground, I […]

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New Fenton Inclusive Gym – KMOV St Louis

February 18,2016

A new gym in Fenton is all children inclusive, but specifically designed for children with autism. Watch Full Video

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Mo.’s First Sensory-Safe Kid’s Gym Opens in Fenton – KSDK

February 17,2016

FENTON, Mo. – A first of its kind gym for Missouri is opening in Fenton. We Rock the Spectrum is an indoor, sensory-safe gym for all kids but specially designed for those on the autism spectrum. Tom and Cynthia Tipton, owners of We Rock the Spectrum, say their son is the inspiration behind bringing the […]

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The Gym That Everyone is Talking About – KSDK Show Me St Louis

February 17,2016

It’s the first “We Rock the Spectrum” gym to open in the Midwest. The indoor sensory gym is for all kids – but specifically designed for kids who are on the autism spectrum. On February 13th, 2016, We Rock the Spectrum – Fenton opened and made headlines by being the first gym of its kind […]

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We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym Coming to Fenton – St. Louis Sprout & About

January 27,2016

We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym, an indoor fitness center designed to be a safe and fun destination for children of all abilities, will open a location in Fenton Saturday, Feb. 13. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym supports children in their neurological growth and development by helping kids build skills in social interaction, communication, […]

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7 Ways We Rock the Spectrum Helps Children with ADHD

March 18,2021

We created the We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym (WRTS) franchise with a unique purpose: to provide children with autism and other special needs an inclusive play environment they could enjoy with their peers. At WRTS, children are able to take advantage of sensory play equipment in order to grow and develop the skills they […]

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