Down Syndrome Acceptance Month

Today is officially the end of Down Syndrome Awareness Acceptance Month.  We have had such a great time introducing everyone to 30 of our amazing participants through our daily “Spotlights”…

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GiGi’s History

Did you know? Now you know! My 6-year-old son, Franco, created our first logo! We started as a Down Syndrome Awareness Center and our tagline was Educate Inspire Achieve. Though,…

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Step To Accept FAQs

Here are answers to some of the questions we have been receiving about our Step To Accept Challenge. What is the Step to Accept Challenge? First and foremost, this is…

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Changes

September 12, 2018 Dear GiGi’s Families, I am writing to let you know that I have resigned from my position of Executive Director as of September 21st. Although I have…

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An Intern’s Experience

When I first started interning at GiGi’s Playhouse, I was excited because I wanted to experience a new environment and population. I had known that GiGi’s playhouse was a place…

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Meet Nancy!

Meeting Nancy! Chief Belief Officer & GiGi’s Mom Hello friends, My name is Nancy Gianni and welcome to my blog!  OK I know I started a blog back in 2008…

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An Intern’s Perspective

I have been an intern at GiGi’s Playhouse Rockford since January of 2018. I have worked with students in the GiGi U program, tutored students in literacy, coordinated events, and…

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GiGi’s and My Community

I love wearing anything with GiGi’s name on it and people always stop me to ask if I work there. Yesterday, while voting, one of the volunteers asked me how…

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