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A Best of All moment: Meet Angel

Meet our little Angel. He came to the Playhouse five months ago when he was just an infant. Since he only heard Spanish at home he was very shy at first. He soon adapted and became a regular here at the Playhouse. Today his parents told me proudly that Angel, now a little over a…

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$1,000 grant from Madison4Kids!

GiGi’s Playhouse Madison is pleased to announce a $1,000 grant from Madison4Kids for the purchase of therapeutic equipment including an gross motor activity station for our toddlers and an alphabet rug for our school age kids. Thank you!!!! Pictures to follow soon…

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Since seventh grade, I have worked with children with disabilities as a volunteer, camp counselor, tutor and babysitter. When it was time to decide on a location for my service learning project, I wanted to have a completely new and different experience. After some exploring, I discovered GiGi’s Playhouse, a Down Syndrome Achievement Center…..

 Since seventh grade, I have worked with children with disabilities as a volunteer, camp counselor, tutor and babysitter. When it was time to decide on a location for my service learning project, I wanted to have a completely new and different experience. After some exploring, I discovered GiGi’s Playhouse, a Down Syndrome Achievement Center. They have locations across the country…

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A best of All Moment: Zoe read her first book!

  Zoe has been coming to the Playhouse since it opened. She has been participating in Friends, Fun & Fitness mainly. Recently, she had her first literacy tutor sessions. Upon completing her 10 lessons, her mom wrote the following: “She (Zoe) actually read a book! It was awesome … (we even have a video of…

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Making a change for more than just one child

Thank you so much for allowing Charlie to participate in the Amina Grace speech program this fall. We have seen nice progress and enjoyed working on the act at home between sessions during our homeschooling. We have another son with down syndrome who is 11, but he attends school so was not able to participate…

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Best of All: Amina Grace at GiGi’s Playhouse

I want to take an opportunity to share with you what a wonderful experience Alyssa and I have had with the Amina Grace Speech and Language Program at GiGi’s Playhouse. We have had three sessions to date, and the services have exceeded my expectations by far. Kayla is extremely knowledgeable, professional, effective, and highly engaged…

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New Friends: A Best of All moment

A remarkable thing happened on Saturday, September 23rd during our SMART program. In attendance were 8 of our wonderful adult participants. This included two women who, since the beginning of the opening of GiGi’s in May 2016, have not gotten along. The two have very different personalities from one another. One is very independent and…

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