Why did I choose speech therapy as a profession? Why do I have a passion for early intervention? Why do I want to be a part of GiGi’s Playhouse? Why…

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Girl with Down syndrome in dirt bike helmet

The numbness trickled thru every cell in my body. This wasn’t happening. Surreal probably described it best. In one second our entire life changed forever. Our naïve selves believed the…

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Despite the unprecedented times, GiGi’s Playhouse Sacramento’s Inaugural Golf Outing on October 3 was a sold-out event with overwhelming support from our amazing community! The event was held at Haggin…

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Boy with Down syndrome holding a rattle

When Matthew was born, we were surprised with the news that not only did he need heart surgery but he also has Down syndrome. As the weeks passed, we slowly…

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Girl with Down syndrome smiling with her hand on her cheek

“…so we believe she has Trisomy 21.” “Trisomy 21?”, I asked confused and concerned. “Down syndrome”, the doctor clarified. I felt pain in my chest and my heart shattered to…

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Boy with Down syndrome in snow

A little over nine years ago, before moving to the Sacramento area, I gave birth to my first angel baby, Dante Antonio Davila. His entry into this world was one…

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GiGi's Playhouse Sacramento team underneath a photo gallery of children with Down syndrome

Reflecting back on November 17th, our hearts are full! GiGi’s Playhouse Sacramento’s Sneak Peak event welcomed new families, embraced community members, caught up with friends, and shared information with all…

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