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Chief Executive Officer

Phone: (800) ***-**** ext. ***  
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Fun and Function LLC
214 Upland Road
Merion Station , Pennsylvania 19066
United States

Company Description: Fun and Function is committed to providing affordable, educational and therapeutic toys and equipment for all children including those with special needs. We offer...   more
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Aviva Weiss, MS, OTR/L, ...
funandfunction.com, 14 July 2014 [cached]
Aviva Weiss, MS, OTR/L, Founder and CEO
Aviva launched Fun and Function along with her husband Haskel in 2005, with the vision of realizing every child's potential.
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Aviva has successfully expanded the company to a broad customer base of families, schools, clinics and hospitals. Aviva is sought-after for her expertise in creating inclusive environments where all children thrive together, and has collaborated with a developmental pediatrician to guide children's museums toward improving experiences for children with special needs. Aviva has also worked at leading institutions including Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and St. Christopher's Hospital. She earned her B.S. in Psychology from Touro College and her Masters in Occupational Therapy from The Richard Stockton College, graduating summa cum laude from both programs. Aviva thrives on the challenges of running a business, and loves being the mom of six wonderful children.
Aviva has been featured in Inc.
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Haskel co-founded Fun and Function together with his wife Aviva in 2005.
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Launched in 2005 by pediatric occupational therapist, Aviva Weiss and her husband, Haskel, Fun and Function LLC has been lauded for "normalizing" the experience of being different, and helping children achieve their fullest potential.
specialkids.com | special education and health care information, resources and community
www.specialkids.com, 5 June 2015 [cached]
Aviva Weiss; MS, OTR/L, President at Fun and Function
This years women of influence, who ...
www.delcotimes.com, 30 Oct 2015 [cached]
This years women of influence, who were all highlighted in the October 2015 issue of Main Line Today, included: Jennifer Morgan, SAP North America president; Aviva Weiss, CEO of Fun and Function; Ellen Wills Hamilton, founder and CEO of Chemo Cozy; Mary Campbell, executive vice president of Commerce Platforms, QVC; Barbara Wadsworth, senior vice president and chief nursing officer of Main Line Health;Erin Lievens, managing partner, HeadRoom; Col.
The healthcare industry blog from CERECONS. - Part 2
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The progress is dramatic when children have fun learning language and social skills, developing sensory awareness, and strengthening movement," says Aviva Weiss, Founder of Fun and Function and pediatric occupational therapist.
News Release : Special Needs Toys - Creative Therapy Toys For Special Needs Children, By Fun & Function
funandfunction.com [cached]
But a few preparations, says Fun and Function LLC founder Aviva Weiss, can go a long way toward ensuring a good time for everyone.
Traveling disrupts routines and familiarity with the surrounding environment and can be difficult for children with special needs notes Weiss, a certified pediatric occupational therapist. A mother of four, including a daughter with sensory processing disorder, she says parents of special needs children can pave the way toward less stressful trips by observing these ten guidelines:
1. Prepare the child in advance as much as possible. Practice for the trip for a period leading up to the actual travels.
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"Traveling with a special needs child - or any child, for that matter - needn't be a stressful event," Weiss says. "In fact, it can be a great experience, offering lessons and fond memories for all. The keys are to prepare everyone in advance, include a few fun and familiar items and activities, and above all remember that it takes time and patience to learn how to manage change."
About Aviva Weiss and Fun and Function LLC
Aviva Weiss is founder of Fun and Function LLC, a Merion Station, Pa.-based provider of engaging, durable and functional play and therapy products at affordable prices, including an exclusive line of scooters and portable writing kits. A mother of a child with sensory processing disorder, she is also a certified pediatric occupational therapist with expertise in creating inclusive environments where all children can thrive together, and is currently working with developmental pediatrician Dr. Wendy Ross to guide children's museums toward improving experiences for children with special needs and their families. She previously worked at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and St. Christopher's Hospital, and earned her B.S. in Psychology from Touro College and her Masters in Occupational Therapy from The Richard Stockton College, graduating summa cum laude from both programs.
Weiss launched Fun and Function in 2005 when she first identified her daughter's challenges and was frustrated by the lack of kid-friendly styling and high prices of existing special-needs products. She began designing products that elicit the potential of all children, help them feel good and achieve their best.
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Launched in 2005 by pediatric occupational therapist Aviva Weiss and her husband, Haskel, Fun and Function LLC (www.funandfunction.com) offers engaging, durable and functional play and therapy products at affordable prices, including an exclusive line of scooters and portable writing kits. When she recognized that her own infant daughter had sensory processing difficulties, Aviva Weiss was frustrated by the lack of kid-friendly styling and high prices of existing special-needs products. She set out with a passion for eliciting the potential of all children, and began designing products that help kids feel good and achieve their best.
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