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Dear Doctor | Know Better, Do Better.

GiGi’s Playhouse is made of inspiration, belief, achievements and the beautiful stories of every person who becomes part of this family. Today we are proud to share the words and heart of GiGi’s Playhouse Tinley Park founder, Diane Husar.  Like many her introduction to the Down syndrome world was less than what it should have…

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GiGi’s is Going to #NDSC2018 and We Want to Meet YOU!

We are so excited to be heading to the 46th Annual National Down Syndrome Congress conference in Dallas this weekend! With thousands of people from across the globe attending, it’s an incredible opportunity for us to connect with and learn from our amazing extended Down syndrome family –including experts, parents, siblings and many other impactful…

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Why Stop at a Month? | 365 Days of Awesome!

See ya later October! Down Syndrome Acceptance Month was great, we busted some myths, we shared our stories, we continued to introduce the world to a new and dynamic individual with Down syndrome and we asked the world to see & accept our friends and loved ones rocking their extra chromosome.  But, is that really enough?…

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Strength | 321 Days of Acceptance | GiGi’s Playhouse

If you are new to Down syndrome we are going to share a secret with you…..strength is a huge part of this diagnosis.   Meet Vanessa, Day 168 of 321 Days of Acceptance. We are going to learn a bit about her strength & the strength she has given those who love her. Individuals with…

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GiGi’s Impact – Long Lost Friends Find Each Other at GiGi’s

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  Every single day across the country (and in Mexico) amazing things are happening in the 33 GiGi’s Playhouse’s, …..Today we are sharing one story, that we promise, will make you smile and feel ALL the feels.  Please welcome Lizz from GiGi’s Playhouse Cleveland as she shares an incredible story….   Donna walked through the…

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LMNOP: Laugh, Love, Learn

LMNOP – “Language, Music N Our Peeps” is the BEST attended therapeutic program across the Playhouse network. Currently offered at 25 locations, GIGI’S PLAYHOUSE DELIVERED PROGRAMMING TO 4,500 LMNOP PARTICIPANTS IN 2016! Interactive and engaging, LMNOP helps children age newborn to 36 months old learn basic sign language and other forms of communication using music…

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GiGi’s Impact | Bobby

Here at GiGi’s Playhouse Inc. nothing makes us happier and more proud that hearing stories of how GiGi’s Playhouse, no cost, purposeful programing is effecting the lives of individuals with Down syndrome.  Today we are excited to share a bit of Bobby’s story.  Enjoy!   Bobby came to GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh at the very beginning!…

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GiGi’s Impact | New Diagnoses and First Visit to GiGi’s

Today we welcome GiGi’s Playhouse mom & Site Coordinator at GiGi’s Playhouse Tinley Park to the #gigisblog.  Welcome Beth! I am a firm believer in the saying “nothing happens by chance” and I believe that every blessing I have been given the past two years has been a result of the amazing blessing I received…

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321 Days of Acceptance | Week 6

Welcome to the week six recap of 321 Days of Acceptance from Generation G! Generation G is a conscious decision to be better every day. Acceptance is a fundamental dignity for all people, regardless of ability. Acceptance is more than an act of charity, it is truly generosity “in action”. acceptance is the very heart and the very…

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The GiGi’s Impact | Believers

Today we are excited to welcome a guest blogger from GiGi’s Playhouse Nashville. Jolene is a wife and mother, a writer and reader, a lover of, among many other things, good food, good music and good people. She is immeasurably grateful for the joy of this ordinary life, well-seasoned with a dash of the unexpected.…

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