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I LOVE watching our amazing friends learn, grow and become more confident in their social skills!”

Our September volunteer spotlight goes to two incredible ladies. Maddie and Gretchen who co-led 21STARS our after school program which focuses on social skills, gratitude committee and literacy/math components. During this program they are able to witness growth, friendships, ability and confidence through the activities they design. Maddie is now a freshman at Clemson and…

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There is no way for us to be able to express how grateful we are for the volunteers that devote their time and energy toward the programs offered at GiGi’s.

GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh is more than a program. They are FAMILY! Our experience at GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh has been truly amazing. There is no way for us to be able to express how grateful we are for the volunteers that devote their time and energy toward the programs offered at GiGi’s. We have two participants…

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Our family can not thank GiGi’s and the GiGi’s team enough for the unique opportunities that are available to Eva and to help her learn and grow.

GiGi’s Playhouse’s offers custom, research-based curriculum that works towards advancing literacy, math skills, gross and fine motor skills, improving low muscle tone, building self-esteem, preparing for the workforce and more while fostering acceptance, awareness and networking resources for parents, siblings and the community. All programs are FREE of charge at Gigi’s Playhouse.   Our family…

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NINE FACTS THAT THERAPISTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DOWN SYNDROME

NINE FACTS THAT THERAPISTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DOWN SYNDROME May 9, 2018 Even if you don’t specialize in counseling people with disabilities like Down syndrome, I think it’s important that all therapists know a bit about this chromosomal disorder. There are two reasons I suggest this: Down syndrome is the most commonly occurring chromosomal…

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Meet Local Raleigh Mom & Advocate, Rachel Fox

Happy World Down Syndrome Day! March 21st is the day where people all over the world are raising awareness of Down Syndrome and joining in one single global voice for advocating for the rights, inclusion, and well being of people with Down syndrome.  In celebration of World Down Syndrome Day, we wanted to introduce you to…

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Thank You. From, The University of Missouri

Thank You. From, The University of Missouri In early January, a group of 11 strangers loaded up a van and drove 14 hours to Raleigh, NC to spend a week of service at GiGi’s Playhouse. We had no idea what the week had in store for us. However, I can assure you this- none of…

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