Meet Pete “He’s 9 years old and in fourth grade. He continues to amaze his family in so many ways. He’s extremely independent, works hard and loves his siblings! Can’t…

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Meet Avery “Down Syndrome Awareness Month offers an opportunity for awareness, but it also allows time for our family to reflect on the journey we have had so far after…

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Introducing: Erin “Erin is 15 years old “This child never stops amazing me”. Since she was born she has always had self determination.  She is always trying her best and…

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Meet Liam     “From the day Liam was born, I don’t know anyone who has worked harder learning.  His very first meal Liam strained to take the colostrum.  Tummy…

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Meet Sammy “When Sammy was born we had no idea she had Down syndrome until a doctor walked in and said he might have difficult news for us. Difficult news?…

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Introducing Sammy “Hi!!! I’m Maddie (Madison) Braet, Sammy’s older sister, I will be saying what we love to do together & how  Sammy is my best friend, and how important…

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Meet Sam “As everyone at GiGi’s Playhouse is aware of, October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month! Before my son, Sam, was born over 8 years ago, I had no idea …

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Meet Isabel “I’m Isabel. I have been in lots of programs at GiGi’s Playhouse Fox Valley , like Teen Tastic and GiGi’s Dance at Steps Dance Center and the Toy…

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Meet Emma! “She is a caring, sweet, kind, and strong girl! She brings so much joy to anyone who knows her! She has accomplished a lot in her life, from…

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Introducing Jack “This is Jack, a spunky 4 year old who keeps his momma on her toes. Jack is in his final year of preschool. He is working so hard…

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