Tucson Non-Profit - Spotlight
Integrative Touch For Kids (ITK) was created when founder, Shay Beider's life was forever changed by one little girl in the hospital, who
was frightened and alone as she was about to undergo surgery. As a pre-med student, Shay witnessed this little girl go under anesthesia in a state of intense fear and in that moment something inside of her said, "No. It doesn't have to be this way." Shay understood the profound importance of caring for the whole child in body, mind, heart and spirit. Integrative Touch for Kids was founded in 2005 to honor that little girl, to protect children from unnecessary suffering and to address all aspects of the healing process. Read more...
ITK'S purpose is to enhance well-being, minimize suffering and facilitate healing for
families with children with developmental disabilities, genetic conditions, cancer, and
other chronic, acute and life-limiting illnesses