WORLD DOWN SYNDROME DAY 2023
As World Down Syndrome Day approaches, I have a confession to make. I have never really understood if we were supposed to celebrate Down syndrome or spread awareness. Officially, WDSD…Read More
Volunteer Spotlight: Molly
Molly has been an MVP over the last year! She co-lead our Leaps and Bounds Program at the Playhouse starting last winter/Spring and has also stepped up to lead GiGiFIT…Read More
Participant Best of All: Luke
Luke has been making strides in his sight-word reading with his tutor Marissa over the past two sessions of 1:1 Literacy Tutoring. Marissa collaborated with our Program and Volunteer Coordinator…Read More
Participant Best of All: Beatrix
Beatrix attended the Noon Year’s Eve Party with her family. When Lauren said hello to her, she looked her in the eyes and said ‘hi’ back right away. This special…Read More
Parent Perspective, What does GiGi’s mean to me?
Hi, my name is Becky Archibald. My husband Dave and I have a daughter named Caroline who is almost 2 1/2 years old. The first time that we went to…Read More
Sara was presented with the Generation G Award!
The Generation G Award is given to an individual or Playhouse who leverages Generation G to change the way the world views Down syndrome! Congrats Sara!!! These people are generous…Read More
Best of All: Ralph
Participant Best of All: Ralph (shown on the right) is a new participant to the Milwaukee Playhouse and has begun attending TeenTastic. TeenTastic focuses on building social skills with friends…Read More
GiGi’s Playhouse National Leadership Conference
Earlier this month our Milwaukee team attended the Annual GiGi’s Playhouse National Leadership Conference, and we are motivated, excited, and equipped to CELEBRATE in 2023!! Get ready, Milwaukee!! Board member…Read More
Down Syndrome Awareness Month
As we close out October, we also come to the end of Down Syndrome Awareness Month. This month can be complicated for many. Especially those that are down in the…Read More
Why does Aniya like GiGiFIT?
“I like GiGiFit Adult because it is fun and challenges me,” said Anaiya. She worked her way through an obstacle course while trying new movements and challenges. When she finished,…Read More