Our Story



  • 1963

    Miriam’s grandparents started HASC - the first school and camp in America to help children and adults with special needs. HASC continues to help children reach their full potential today.

  • 1997

    Miriam decides to carry on her family legacy and begins her degree in occupational therapy.

  • 2004

    Miriam starts to specialize in helping children with behavioral issues.

  • 2012

    Miriam opens her private practice - The Thrive Group.

  • 2014

    Firmly established as an expert, Miriam begins to speak worldwide on topics such as sensory integration, childhood development, regulation and typical behavioral issues.

  • 2015

    Miriam is invited to join the board of the New Jersey Occupational Therapy Association.

  • 2018

    The Thrive Group expands to four offices.

  • 2020

    Bloom launches to help children reach their full potential, no matter where they are in the world.