"Making a Difference by Seeing the World Through a Child's Eyes". Jumpstart, develops strong body's and minds!
Therapy Unlimited, our mother company, is dedicated to enriching the lives of families with children of all abilities by providing a holistic array of therapy, fitness, wellness, and childcare services that touch all stages of a child's and family's life. Our approach goes 'above and beyond', treating both children and those who care for them; integrating therapy services, advocacy training and education; and collaboration with other professionals and agencies in support of the children we serve. Strengthening the capacity of families to help children achieve their optimal development is the foundation of all we do. Therapy Unlimited was founded in 1987 by Catherine Risigo, M.S. OTR/L, a Licensed Occupational Therapist with a Masters Degree in Nutrition.
The service needs of children and families can vary greatly depending on age and abilities, therefore we are organized into four divisions, each focused on services and expertise in their specialty area.
JUMPSTART FITNESS AND ACTIVITY CENTER:
Jumpstart Fitness and Activity Center is a revolutionary approach to family fitness that helps parents integrate healthier strategies into their family's busy routine. In this fun and playful atmosphere, children are launched into a lifetime of good health and fitness habits. This all occurs under the guidance of ultra-supportive, certified personal trainers and licensed therapists who specialize in children's development designed to engage the brain and body in countless ways.
Family Junction provides Early Intervention Services to eligible infants and toddlers under the age of three through the State of Connecticut's Birth to Three Program. Our program services over 200 chldren in 52 towns statewide, and is recognized as one of the largest programs in the State of Connecticut.
JUMPSTART CHILDREN'S THERAPY CENTER:
Jumpstart Children's Therapy Center is dedicated to helping children enhance their natural abilities by looking at the whole picture of the child's development. We have a multidisciplinary team of therapists that includes occupational, physical, and speech therapists, social workers, fitness coaches and nutritionists. We provide comprehensive, integrated Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy Services as well as a variety of nutritional, fitness, and developmental programs to children ages 0-21 years, their families and caregivers.
Kangaroo's Korner is a full-service, fully accessible child care center that provides nurturing and educational daycare for children of all abilities from ages X-Y. Kangaroo's Korner educates and advocates on behalf of children of all abilities teaching developmentally appropriate educational applications and theories.
To enrich the lives of families with children of all abilities by enabling each child to reach their full development potential.
We strive to provide cost effective programs, resources, advocacy and education that instill health and fitness for the whole child. We offer a holistic array of therapy, fitness, wellness, and childcare services that touch all stages of a child's and family's life.