Nonprofit reaches out to community to provide early intervention for children

Skyrocket Pediatric Therapy Foundation team members attend a ribbon-cutting event in Temecula, Friday, Aug. 26, including from left, Rachel Ibon-Amaya, Katie Oien, Rachel Troccoli, Katy Chisom, Mike Troccoli and Jasmine Hou. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Skyrocket Pediatric Therapy Foundation announced the launch of its Pediatric Development Outreach Program to provide free materials and resources to families with children of all abilities Friday, Aug. 26, with a ribboncutting ceremony. The nonprofit was established about a year ago by speech and language pathologist Rachel Troccoli of Temecula after she observed firsthand the frustration and confusion experienced by families of children with developmental delays.“Time after time she saw how families were unaware of what developmental milestones and risk factors were indicators of a child’s need for developmental therapy, lacked the knowledge of the resources available within the community to gain access to services and/or were unable to afford the early intervention and developmen
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