Integrative Touch for Kids™ (ITK)
is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to enhance well being, minimize suffering and facilitate healing for children with developmental disabilities, genetic conditions, cancers, and other chronic, acute and life limiting illnesses.
Integrative Touch for Kids (ITK) empowers and nurtures the minds, bodies, and spirits of children experiencing special medical needs and their families through a new wellness model that brings integrative therapies and community involvement to improve quality of life.
ITK recognizes when a child has special needs, a family has special needs. ITK cares for the whole family by providing programs that provide therapeutic services and ongoing education in integrative medical therapies that can be implemented in the day-to-day lives of children and families.
ITK is pioneering a new model of health and wellness to minimize suffering, enhance well being, and facilitate healing for children with developmental disabilities, genetic conditions, cancers and other chronic, acute and life-limiting illnesses.
News About Us
Healing Retreat 2013
Integrative Touch for Kids' 5th annual Healing Retreat Program will be held July 21st-27th at the wonderful Hacienda del Sol Resort! We are thrilled to have families join us from California, Illinois, and Arizona! Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers; we have had a tremendous amount of support come in for this year's retreat!
Whole-Child, Whole-Family, Whole-Community Healing Retreat 2013!
ITK is thrilled to be partnering with Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort to host our 2013 healing retreat week. The historic Hacienda Del Sol resides on 34 scenic acres in the panoramic foothills of the Santa Catalina Mountains in Tucson, Arizona. The resort is full of history and is nationally recognized for its cuisine and beautiful gardens. ITK utilizes the entire property for our Whole-Child, Whole-Family, Whole-Community Healing Retreat week.
Videos About Us
The "Butterfy Effect" Video: Our most recent video includes engaging stories from our healing retreat participants.
The "Healing Retreat" Video: This video showcases our first retreat and features some of the families, medical professionals and healing arts practitioners that helped to make this remarkable experience possible!
The blogtalkradio's Susan Piontek aired an hour-long interview with Shay Beider, Founder and Executive Director of Integrative Touch for Kids, for her program, Global Voice! To download or listen, click here.