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Down Syndrome Awareness & Acceptance!

Hey GiGi.... Of course the dancing queen was ready for your #GenGdanceoff challenge! CoCo is joining everyone over gigisplayhouse to make sure that all people with Down syndrome are accepted and loved and celebrated all over the world! Who’s ready for the challenge??! Since CoCo learned most of her moves from Mr Bryan himself, it’s only fitting that she nominate linabryan3 and Luke to take on the challenge! Luke & Caroline you ready? 😉 #gigisplayhouse #strongertogether #GenerationG ...

Sam and Max were roommates and best buds growing up. Sometimes we wonder how much he understands about Max passing away. Death is an strange thing to explain to someone young. One thing I’ve learned about Sam in the last two years is that he just takes life as it comes and always has an invincible innocence, persistent happiness, and otherworldly contentment. In difficult times, Sam is an anchor in my life and I’m blessed by that immeasurably. Thank God for both of my little brothers.
We talk to Sam about Max a lot to keep Max's memory close to him as he grows up. Usually we'll ask him, "Sam, where is Max?" And he's always quick to say, "In Heaven with Jesus!!" #nothingdownaboutit #brothersforever #inspired #upsyndrome #downrightwonderful #upwithdown #gigisplayhouse #nighttoshine #blessed
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Peace, love, & acceptance. Yeah baby! Groovy, spooky dance party at GiGi’s! What a blast to celebrate together with friends from the Naval Academy, Oracle, Target and the community! We love our greater-Annapolis family! Thanks to our participant leaders who are learning event planning in our Dancetastic program with Emily & Olivia!
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#happyhalloween #achieve #believe #celebrate #dance #gigisplayhouseannapolis #wearefamily #bettertogether #GenGDanceOff #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth
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Do you believe in GiGiFIT?

Strength and movement control are SO IMPORTANT to be confident, healthy, and whole. But individuals with Down syndrome have reduced muscle tone, extreme flexibility, and decreased balance, so traditional fitness routines can be risky or even harmful.
GiGiFIT was created in collaboration with skilled Physical Therapists who work specifically with individuals with Down syndrome. Our FREE GiGiFIT programs combine physical therapy and fitness to build strength, endurance, power, joint stability, balance, and movement control!

There’s a myth that people with Down syndrome can’t be athletes. This is NOT TRUE! Prepare to be amazed by the possibilities. People with Down syndrome can be STRONG and COMPETITIVE!

What are you doing for Giving Tuesday? If you believe in GiGiFIT, consider supporting the life-changing GIGIFIT program with supplies and qualified trainers to help build strength and confidence!! #BelieveinGiGis #GivingTuesday #GiGisPlayhouse
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Thanks for the 🎉❤️👏🏼gigisplayhouse
Let’s celebrate #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth every month! Thanks for the #GenGDanceOff challenge!
#DownSyndromeRocks
P.S. Gotta love jonasbrothers 😄
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GiGi’s Playhouse Annapolis couldn’t be more proud of our Fantastic Friend Robert Wallop!
“Congratulations! You are one step closer to becoming America’s favorite dancer! It’s official. Robert, son of Doug and Ann Wallop, has been selected to dance in front of the So You Think You Can Dance judges in LA on March 20, the day after Robert defends his two time World Special Olympics Dance Challenge medal in Abu Dhabi. Wish Robert luck!” Go Robert! 🏆 Please share!!! #gigisplayhouseannapolis #gigisplayhouse #dance #LA #soyouthinkyoucandance #bestofall #goldenticket #sytycd #paulaabdul #goals #upsideofdownsyndrome #downsyndrome #dsawareness #puregold #dreambig #robertwallop
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Happy #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth! The month we shout a little louder about all the amazing ways people with Down syndrome are changing the world! This month we are celebrating our GiGi’s ABC’s and adding a little something extra!
Achieve, Believe, Celebrate and DANCE!! 👯 🕺 💃
How can you help? STAY TUNED for an exciting challenge that GiGi Gianni wil be kicking off right here, today! Then be sure to come back all month long and help us share the message of acceptance!
HERE WE GO!
#DSAM #downsyndrome #danceitout #achieve #believe #celebrate #dance #GenerationG #gigisplayhouse #GenGDanceOff
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Watching Big Sister at swim class😊 Baby Arabella is a true miracle. She was ultimately given a 5-10% chance of ultimate survival after they found fluid surrounding her heart, lungs, stomach, and extremeties at around 12 weeks in utero, a condition called Hydrops. This was in addition to the Down Syndrome diagnosis. They thought she was in heart failure and could see some unknown serious heart defects. Every time I went in for an ultrasound, (every 1-2 weeks),it was to check when her little heart had stopped beating. But little by little the ultrasounds were showing improvement! The fluid was disappearing from her extremities, then her stomach, then her lungs, and finally, her heart. Then ultimately, it was gone! And her heart? No heart failure and only a couple of very minor defects. So many people prayed for this little baby and I am forever grateful to them and to God. She is our miracle. Read her full story here: https://feedingtrials.com/our-miracle/#downsyndrome#downsyndromelove#downsyndromeawareness#downsyndromeawarenessmonth#theluckyfew#gigisplayhouse#gigisplayhousephx#sharingdownsyndromeaz#sharingdownsyndrome#hydrops#hydropssurvivor#miraclebabybella#downsyndromelove#gcwbaby#cricutexploreair2#cricutcreated#gcwbaby#hydrops#hydropssurvivor#globaldownsyndromefoundation#worthy#dsdn#nobodytoldme#positiveaboutdownsyndrome#iceland#statementonesies#babylove#momlife#miraclebaby ...

Happy #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth! The month we shout a little louder about all the amazing ways people with Down syndrome are changing the world! This month we are celebrating our GiGi’s ABC’s and adding a little something extra! .
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Achieve, Believe, Celebrate and DANCE!! 👯 🕺 💃 .
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How can you help? STAY TUNED for an exciting challenge that GiGi Gianni will be kicking off right here, today! Then be sure to come back all month long and help us share the message of acceptance! .
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#DSAM #downsyndrome #danceitout #achieve #believe #celebrate #dance #GenerationG #gigisplayhouse #GenGDanceOff
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🌟🅶🅴🅽🅴🆁🅰🆃🅸🅾🅽 🅶 🅳🅰🅽🅲🅴 🅲🅷🅰🅻🅻🅴🅽🅶🅴🌟 I’m challenging EVERYONE of my followers to help gigisplayhouse spread their message by joining the #gengdanceoff and pledging to BE GENEROUS, BE ACCEPTING, and BE KIND! I know this dance community is AMAZINGLY supportive and encouraging! Grab some friends and let’s help show the world that dance is for EVERYONE and EVERYONE has something special to share!!!❤️💃. Be sure to go follow gigisplayhouse and check out “The Gigi” in her own #GenGDanceoff 🙌🏻🔥 Pass the challenge on to some of your friends/family and even your dance teachers 🤩and Don’t forget to tag me so I can share your videos on my story! Let’s see those moves addi_bop tinyblair_bear tinydancingginger aswiftdancer jujumrose danceandy_steps kjsparkledance hope.olivia_ harperandlillycav
#gengdanceoff #danceitout #danceisforeveryone #inspire #beaccepting #begenerous #bekind #gigisplayhousecharlotte #gigisplayhouse #downsyndromeawarenessmonth #achieve #believe #celebrate
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A little #TBT to gigisplayhousephx Gala with thatshelbygal last year...snapping photos with mariolopez
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Who grew up watching Saved by the Bell? Team Zack or Team Slater⁉️
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Ok, THE GiGi, Lizz and GiGi’s Cleveland have accepted your challenge and have something for you!
Who are you going to challenge??? At GiGi’s Playhouse our ABCs begin with Achievement, Belief, and Celebration! We are now adding a D for Dance! We live out these ABC’s every day, all day in 46 locations around the US & Mexico. This is our month to share it with the world!

We ask you to step up, get down and help us create awareness and acceptance for individuals rocking an extra chromosome!
Help us spread the word in this fun simple way by creating your own #GenerationG Dance challenge video! @gigisplayhouseraleigh YOU ARE UP!
Show us your moves and challenge your friends!
@gigisplayhouse *we do not own the rights to this music*
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#DSAM #downsyndrome #danceitout #achieve #believe #celebrate #dance #GenerationG #gigisplayhouse #GenGDanceOff
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It’s #DSAM and at GiGi’s Playhouse Sacramento, we believe that a diagnosis doesn’t define your destiny. Our believers are going to make it possible to provide meaningful experiences for our participants to explore their passions.
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Interested in supporting the mission of delivering FREE (to our families) programs - please visit us online at www.gigisplayhouse.org/sacramento to learn how you can get involved! .
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#downsyndrome #achieve #believe #celebrate #GenerationG #gigisplayhouse #GenGDanceOff #gigisplayhousesacramento
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Everyone can step up and get down to make dreams happen! Show us your best moves and challenge your friends to help create awareness and acceptance for individuals rocking and extra chormosome. Don't forget to tag #GenGDanceOff! #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth ...

What a great event today!! I ran with team #BlayneTaylor , placed second, and our team raised $5,000 for gigis_playhouse_hoffman - I couldn’t be more thankful for the amazing people, patients, and everyone who donated to help out this organization.
You all are the real MVPs. Please take a minute to follow them on social media and if you have a few extra hours, consider volunteering 🤷🏽‍♀️ I love you all! ❤️Dr. Jess
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It’s #DSAM and at GiGi’s Playhouse, we believe that a diagnosis doesn’t define your destiny. #thankyou to our believers, we are able to provide meaningful experiences for our participants to explore their passions. .
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Tag us in picture in the comments of your loved one showcasing their passion! .
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Interested in supporting the mission of delivering FREE (to our families) please visit us online at www.gigisplayhouse.org to learn how you can get involved! .
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#downsyndrome #danceitout #achieve #believe #celebrate #dance #GenerationG #gigisplayhouse #GenGDanceOff
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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Our favorite month to educate, inspire and believe in individuals born with an extra 21st chromosome! #generationg #gigisplayhouse #gigisplayhousesacramento #educateinspirebelieve #october #dsawarenessmonth #theluckyfew #thesofiasanchez.#langehair .
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You can purchase this shirt at alilsomethingextra.com and a small portion of the sale will go to GiGi’s Sacramento!
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Tag your photos with #GenGDanceOff & #GiGisPlayhouse on social media

Current Happenings

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GiGi sings the National
Anthem at the Cubs Game!

GiGi Gianni Wows the Crowd at Wrigley Field

Learn More here

Thank You
Chicago Bears

Thank you #ChicagoBears for choosing us to be a part of the celebration of your 100th season!

The Chicago Bears recognized and supported non-profit organizations that matter most to their fans and are making a positive impact around Chicagoland and Illinois. GiGi's Playhouse is proud to be chosen for a $100,000 grant that will change lives in the Chicagoland community!

See the heartfelt thank you video here!

The Peanut Butter Falcon
Interview

 

Nancy & GiGi were in Miami last week for the screening of The Peanut Butter Falcon and chat with writers, directors, and lead actor of this powerful movie that is setting the bar for future films.  Just like Nancy made a promise to GiGi to change the way the world saw DS these guys made a promise to Zack that they would get him on the big screen and now YOU can see their promise come to fruition on August 23rd at theatres near you! Watch how they made their promise come true against all odds!

 

Check out the fantastic interview here

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