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WonderBall

March 3, 2018 7 p.m. – March 4, 2018 1 a.m., Minneapolis

WonderBall is gala fundraiser that unites young professionals from throughout the Twin Cities. Our goal is to unite creative, intelligent and dedicated individuals to have a good time while serving our community. WonderBall will benefit Children's Department of Developmental and Rehabilitation Services.

Kitty in snow helps patient during chemotherapy

Five-year-old Hello Kitty fan Berkley received a surprise outside of her window during treatment for neuroblastoma.

Stuttering

What is stuttering?

Fast ForWord

Fast ForWord is a patented, highly adaptive technology-based program (available K-12) that rapidly builds oral language comprehension skills such as phonemic awareness, auditory processing speed, phonological awareness, working memory, syntax, grammar, sequencing and other critical skills necessary to learn to read or to become a better reader. On average, students with language and reading problems make 1- to 2-year gains in language skills after only 6 to 10 weeks of Fast ForWord training. Reports from teachers and parents have shown that these gains last.

Receptive and Expressive Language

What is receptive and expressive language?

Childhood apraxia of speech

What is childhood apraxia of speech (CAS)?

Articulations evaluations and therapy

What is articulation?

VitalStim Therapy

What is VitalStim Therapy?

Videofluoroscopic Swallow Studies

What is a videofluoroscopic swallow study (VFSS)?

Sensory Integration and Modulation evaluation and therapy

Sensory Integration and Sensory Processing Deficits, in simple terms, is the ability that a person has to use sensory information that their body is receiving from their environment. This information is received through what he or she sees, hears, smells, touches and tastes, along with response to movement and body awareness. When a child is unable to perceive or understand how to process the sensory information they are getting from their environment, an unexpected outcome or behavior is observed.