Programming News Destination Discovery (all ages) Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families together to share experiences and build relationships. Jon us on Saturday, March 21st from 10am-11:30am. 2 &…

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Monique, corporate counsel for a company in Westlake, joined us this past year as an Assist for our popular Destination Discovery program. Her “why” is unique and beautiful and I wanted her to share it with our community. What I appreciate about Monique is her servant’s heart. She joined our GiGi’s family immediately with a…

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Programming News Destination Discovery (all ages) Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families together to share experiences and build relationships. Jon us on Saturday, February 15th from 10am-11:30am. 2 &…

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We are absolutely blown away by the amazing results from our first session of GiGiFIT Adult! Here is the report from our amazing GiGiFIT Adult Lead, Erin Alexeff!   TOGETHER, these 8 participants have worked over the last 12 weeks to collectively: lose 15 pounds increase grip strength (measured by the dynamometer) by 21.25lbs increase…

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Programming News Destination Discovery (all ages) Supports the development of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, social skills and language through purposeful play and peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting. This program also brings families together to share experiences and build relationships. Jon us on Saturday, January 18th from 10am-11:30am. 2 &…

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Michelle has been doing amazing across all programs here at GiGi’s. She is a kind friend to all, gives her Best of All, and goes above and beyond. Michelle’s tutor, Jean, shared that Michelle has logged an incredible amount of reading hours at home during our fall session. She is dedicated and determined to strengthening…

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We have a Best of All shout out for October! Miss Erin, our Teen Tastic Lead, nominated Maggie for our Best of All of the month! “Maggie has been giving her Best of All at Teen Tastic every month by using kind words, following directions in each of the activities and being an amazing friend.…

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We are thrilled to welcome our new intern, Carissa, through the Capstone program at Cleveland State University! “Hello! My name is Carissa Bellino and I just received an internship position at GiGi’s Playhouse for the Fall 2019 semester. Throughout my internship, I will be tutoring students in both math and literacy, helping parents and volunteers…

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month – an entire dedicated month to shouting our friends’ and children’s worth from the rooftops! We’ve collected some great ideas from other parents about what they’ll be doing to celebrate differences and encourage inclusion.   Donate Books An easy way to introduce the idea of Down syndrome and different…

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We are so thankful for the time and energy that Claire has given to GiGi’s Playhouse as a math tutor. She joined us in January of this year and has done an incredible job of working with one of our participants throughout the spring and quickly became his favorite sitter at home as well. In…

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