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Measuring the impact of “Dancing for Down Syndrome”

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The Down syndrome community of New York City did something that has never been done before. A minuscule fraction of the 4 to 5 thousand families touched by Down syndrome estimated to live in the metropolitan area, shared their experiences of loving someone with Down syndrome…

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we all understand how rich and complex our live are, without missing how much fun we’re having, too

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GiGi’s is such an important part of our community. This is a fun, easy, safe place for us to enjoy our son and for him to have a great time, with games and activities that are perfect for his interests and abilities. We get to spend time with other families and people who “get” what Down syndrome is. There is no need to explain ourselves. And we all understand how rich and complex our live are, without missing how much fun we’re having, too. GiGi’s is just the place to have a “hang out” and a great landing place for new families – anytime – we can feel unique and normal at the same time. It’s a gift.  ~Kate & Ray & Adam Schaub

Upcoming events

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Closed for Labor Day Weekend
Aug 30 – Sep 2 all-day
The Playhouse is closed for Labor Day Weekend. Our regular program schedule resumes on September 6! We hope to see you then.
Gratitude Committee @ New York | New York | United States
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Adults with Down syndrome form a core of volunteers who meet weekly at the Playhouse to create hand made thank you cards and send them to the volunteers who run our programs. If you would... Continue Reading
Literacy Pod, ages 3-4 @ New York | New York | United States
Sep 6 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
Teaching children with Down syndrome literacy and pre-literacy skills in a very small classroom setting is what we call a ‘Literacy Pod’. In this weekly group tutoring session parents and tutors work together to foster... Continue Reading
Sign Language/Music  @ New York | New York | United States
Sep 6 @ 10:45 am – 11:15 am
Join us for a music based language class where we sing, sign, have fun and otherwise expand our vocabulary. This class is geared toward babies and children up to 7 years old. This class is... Continue Reading