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Judo

Sensei Greg was so popular during our Summer and Fall Programs, that we are pleased to have him continue teaching Judo during our Winter session. The class is geared for students of any age. Please ensure you have ample space to move around without hitting anything. Grab some water and be prepared for a fun…

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New Parent Support Group

The New Parent Support Group is a family-based, virtual group session supervised and facilitated by a Hunter College Graduate Professor of Early Childhood Special Education and professional in the field of early childhood development. It is an opportunity designed for families with children ages 0-3 to engage in structured conversation on a specific developmental topic…

Family Fun Movement

Family Fun Movement brings the family together with movement and music for ages 10 and under. The program is designed to give parents, caregivers, siblings, and young children a virtual space to move and groove and have fun in unison. Family Fun Movement introduces basic dance styles, techniques, and movements to participants while improving gross…

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Dalton High School Best Buddies Meeting

The Dalton High School Chapter of Best Buddies will be hosting another fun group meeting full of awesome activities! If you would like to join or learn more about Best Buddies, please email hprovidenti@gigisplayhouse.org for the meeting link. Please note that this event is intended for teenagers only.

GiGiFIT Teen & Adult

GiGiFIT Teen & Adult introduces the key movements of foundational, hip-strengthening, and vestibular / balance exercises. We focus on improving areas of fitness through activities in strength, endurance, joint stability, balance, movement control, and more. GiGiFIT Teen & Adult incorporates age-appropriate activities that teens and adults can be successful with and  strengthen their bodies purposefully. GiGiFIT promotes wellness through nutrition, pushing through barriers,…

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Parent / Caregiver TableTalk

We want to hear how you are doing! We hope you will join us for an hour on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month to get together virtually as a community and share our experiences together. Parent / Caregiver TableTalk was created by GiGi’s NYC’s Outreach Committee for parents and caregivers in the…

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Gratitude Art Committee

Gratitude Art Committee provides adults with Down syndrome with hands-on experiences creating art while expressing themselves, building confidence, and socializing with peers. We will be visited by special guest artists throughout the program. Our artists will even have opportunities to appear in art shows across New York City. Prior to each session, you will receive…

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LitLab

Just because we have to practice social-distancing, doesn’t mean we have to socially isolate! LitLab is a social outreach initiative connecting teen and adult participants with volunteers to engage in remote arts-inspired learning. GiGi’s NYC participants will be matched with a volunteer buddy, meeting weekly to create presentations on topic they choose. We will focus…

Yoga

Join us for a relaxing movement and mindfulness break at Yoga! GiGi’s NYC is excited to continue our partnership with New York Cares to provide meaningful, engaging online programs while we cannot meet in person. Families, parents, and siblings, please feel free to join Yoga! RSVP today!

Free

Lecture with Kathleen Feeley: Strategies to Address Challenging Behaviors

Program Description:  Children with disabilities (including those with Down syndrome) are at greater risk of engaging in challenging behavior that has the potential to impact their learning and impact and limit a wide range of opportunities that can be afforded to them. However, with the use of evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies, challenging behavior can…

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