Programs & Activities
Pre-Natal Diagnosis Support – GiGi’s offers accurate and positive information about Down syndrome to families who have just received a pre-natal diagnosis.
Open Play – Promotes networking and socializing for families with children of all ages with Down syndrome.
Crawlers Program – Helps facilitate and strengthen the skills in children who are at the developmental stage of crawling.
Walkers Program – Facilitates and strengthens the skills in children who are beginning to walk.
2 & Under Group – Promotes positive beginnings for families with an infant or toddler with Down syndrome, with a focus on ongoing support and networking for new and current families.
Hop, Skip and Jumpers (3-5) – Promotes friendships, social skills and interactive play through creative and educational activities for pre-school and kindergarten-aged children.
Playhouse Pals (6-8) – Promotes friendships, social skills and interactive play through structured and educational activities for children ages 6-8.
Kid’s Club (9-12) – This fast-paced program promotes friendships, social skills and communication through creative and educational activities for children ages 9-12.
Teen-Tastic – This group promotes friendships, social interaction and communication through a variety of social activities, outings and games for teens aged 13-17.
Friday Friends – This group promotes friendships, social interaction and communication through a variety of social activities, outings for adults 18 and over.
Daddy and Me – Promotes positive interactions and social networking between children with Down syndrome and their male role models
Sibling Time – (coming soon!) Organized group that offers a positive place to share about life with a sibling with Down syndrome.
Family Night – This program promotes positive beginnings for new families as well as offers with a focus on positive social interactions among peers and siblings
Leaps and Bounds - This contemporary dance class is fun for all ages!
Music Class – Each session explores a different aspect of music appreciation.
Hispanic Group (Nuestros Angeles) – Provides support, friendship, networking and socializing for Spanish-speaking families
Polish Group – Provides support, friendship, networking and socializing for Polish-speaking families
Literacy Program – This internationally renowned program teaches and reinforces children and adults with Down syndrome reading, comprehension and phonics skill.
Math Program – Students in this program are taught applicable math skills with custom made materials.
Skill Builders – Reinforcing school-aged skills, Skill Builders incorporates handwriting, math, social skill development and phonics.
Parties – Each Playhouse has parties for …just about anything! Halloween, birthdays, 4th of July, etc. Check your local website calendars!