Savanah’s commitment to her virtual Amina Grace 1:1 speech sessions has been incredible!
Savanah’s commitment to her Amina Grace 1:1 speech sessions has been incredible! Each week, she works on goals established by her graduate students Raina and Rhondrea. Those goals include reading aloud & answering comprehension questions, articulating various letter sounds, and practicing sight words. Savanah is making great progress and whenever she answers something correctly, she…Read More
Bulletin Board for Community Opportunities!
When our playhouse doors are open, we take pride in informing our families of community opportunities, resources, events, and fundraisers. We want to continue featuring these opportunities while we are operating virtually -we’ve created a virtual bulletin board to display all things going on in our community right now. You’ll find below, opportunities for your…Read More
I have watched my daughter thrive at GiGi’s Playhouse!
Mary Catherine is a fun loving, beautiful child, who loves to learn and loves to celebrate her accomplishments. She is so driven. She doesn’t give up until she reaches the goals that she often gives herself, even at age 9! She keeps us all laughing with her contagious laughter and sense of humor and is…Read More
Chore Chart to get motivated at home!
How are you keeping your child or adult on task in this time at home? Consider using a blank chore chart (like this one) to fill in with age appropriate weekly chores. Include personal chores such as – personal hygiene, making the bed, & doing their schoolwork, as well as, household chores like washing dishes,…Read More
Up Up and Away- at home craft!
https://www.marthastewart.com/1518216/3-d-hot-air-balloon-paper-decorations Step by step photos to follow along in the article! Share with us when you have a completed product, tag us at @gigisplayhouseraleigh. FINAL PRODUCT- Great work!Read More
GiGiFIT Adult Virtual Program with Kelli (OT)
We may be social distancing but we can still stay connected! Let’s get moving as we follow along to a GiGiFIT Adult session with Occupational Therapist and program leader Kelli in the 4 videos below. Grab a water and make a little space — enjoy the workout! Warmup (Video 1) Blocks 1 and 2 (Video…Read More
Our playhouses are full of love, determination and support, We are stronger together!
3.21.20 At GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh we serve over 700 families, offering 30-50 programs a month all led by our committed, inspiring and passionate volunteers. We are so grateful for the 400+ volunteers who give their time to provide therapeutic and educational programs, shout the worth of individuals with Down syndrome and are great examples of…Read More
Celebrating all the victories Ben made, small or big, was such a joyful feeling!
Tutoring at GiGi’s Playhouse has been such a great experience for me. Celebrating all the victories Ben made, small or big, was such a joyful feeling. I went into this experience expecting to just be a teacher to Ben, but he has taught so many things as well. The friendship that I have formed with…Read More
I love that GiGi’s Playhouse has connected me to so many wonderfully caring people
GiGi’s Playhouse came into my life back in 2015 when it was just a dream. That dream quickly turned into a reality, and that reality came with the most amazing group of people, who have now become the most wonderful HAPPY FAMILY. I love everything about GiGi’s Playhouse. I love the hope it brings to…Read More
Volunteer Spotlight: Sarah
We are so grateful for Sarah and the time she gives each week at GiGi’s Playhouse Raleigh. See what she says about her experience as a volunteer: “Volunteering at GiGi’s has brought so many amazing people and experiences into my life. By photographing programs and events I’ve gotten to improve on & share my passion…Read More