Introducing GiGi’s Playhouse GiGiFIT Program!

The GigiFIT Program is a targeted approach to health and wellness developed by physical therapists specifically for people with Down syndrome of all ages!     The program focuses on improving areas of fitness including…

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Meet our new volunteer Rachel

My name is Rachel Sloan and I am a senior at Tulane University. I am excited to be a part of GiGi’s Playhouse and helping individuals with Down syndrome. I…

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Meet Our New Volunteer Ethan!

My name is Ethan Huene, and I am a sophomore at Tulane University. I am so excited to work as a Project Coordinator Intern for GiGi’s Playhouse New Orleans throughout…

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GiGi’s One-On-One Tutoring Program

Child with Down syndrome learning to read

GiGi’s Playhouse One-on-One Literacy Tutoring Program uses the Raising Robust Readers (RRR) reading program.  RRR was developed by Judy O’Halloran, a teacher who is the mother of an adult son…

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COVID Guidelines

Group Photo with Masks

We are living in COVID world and life has changed drastically for everyone. We want you to know that we are taking the pandemic very seriously at GiGi’s Playhouse New Orleans and…

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LMNOP – Laugh, Love & Learn

I first learned the signing alphabet and a few signs from my best friend in elementary school who had a younger sister with special needs, including deafness.  Since then, I…

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Meet Our New Intern – Melanie Gaynor

My name is Melanie Gaynor and I am a senior at Tulane University. I am interested in becoming a part of GiGi’s Playhouse because of their dedication to bettering the…

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What I Learned | Eve Segel

As a college student heading into a summer internship, it is easy to expect the worst — busy work, distracted supervisors, and little room for learning or growth. But from…

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