Abi was one of those unexpected surprises that can really make a BIG impact.  Thank you, Abi, for a great 10 weeks!  You are always welcome to come back!!! Thank…

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Inside GiGi’s: Our What What is GiGi’s Playhouse?  We all know we are a Down Syndrome Achievement Center, but what does that really mean? Well let’s start at the beginning…

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Inside GiGi’s: Our Why Every week at GiGi’s Playhouse Fox Valley, we provide free purposeful programming for families in our community that have a loved one with Down syndrome. Have…

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When we asked MJ’s and Eden’s dads what everyone should know about them, this is what they said: “People never seem to know what kids with down syndrome “can do.”…

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Today, we have two amazing guest bloggers: MJ and Eden. They are both friends and participants in Teen Tastic at our playhouse. They, themselves, are role models for so many…

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The Importance of Developing Social Skills What are social skills, and why are they important?  Educationalplaycare.com states: “Developing social skills in children prepares them for a lifetime of healthier interactions…

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This week, I had the opportunity to interview Tanya Jarvis, our program leader for Teen Tastic. She shared her GiGi’s story with us-   Q: “What is your connection to…

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