“Heartfelt Gratitude” from a GiGi’s Family

“Dear GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix, I am writing to extend my heartfelt gratitude to GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix for the invaluable support and services you have provided to my family and the Down syndrome community. Your dedication to empowering individuals with Down syndrome has made a profound impact on our lives. Navigating the complexities of supporting a…

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GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix Introduces “GiGi’s On The Go”

Article submitted by: Daily Independent By Cyrus Guccione GiGi’s Playhouse expands reach . . . . Down syndrome nonprofit in Scottsdale goes mobile PHOTO COURTESY OF RANDY BINGHAM “The founder of the Down syndrome achievement center GiGi’s Playhouse in Scottsdale is expanding its reach beyond the walls of its nonprofit at the corner of 92nd…

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No Surprises – Preparing for the Graduation Cliff

What’s Happening: Students with disabilities (SWDs) can take extra time to prepare for the transition to college and career, and in Arizona, they can stay in high school until age 22. Yet too often families are surprised senior year to find out their child will graduate that spring—whether or not they are ready for the transition.…

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Amina Grace 1:1 Speech Therapy at GiGi’s Playhouse Phoenix

Just before the holidays, our playhouse wrapped up the Fall 2023 Amina Grace 1:1 Speech Therapy session during which 42 students from 7 months – 33 years old played (and worked) for 15 weeks with our therapists, Sarah, Linda & Kristen to improve their communication skills! Our Spring 2024 Amina Grace session is underway –…

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