Lumin Therapy’s approach establishes a connection with our students and emphasizes trust, patience, praise, and fearlessness. We’ll practice mindful movement, breathing exercises, and chanting to improve body awareness, increase strength, and flexibility, foster self-expression, and promote relaxation. Note: Participation Waiver w/Physician Approval Form must be completed and submitted by 7/5/2019. Please email us at siouxcity@gigisplayhouse.org…

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LMNOP: Language Music N’ Our Peeps – LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and other forms of communication using music and language based activities.  LMNOP is recommended for ages 6-36 months.

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Rush Hour Connect is your fastest meeting of the day giving you a chance to gear down and have fun. Come for 15 minutes or stay for an hour and make some great connections.

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By: Lilly Capecci There were initial fears when I heard the words, “Your baby has Down syndrome.” Dear son, I won’t lie, I was scared of what the diagnosis might mean for your future and for your brother’s future. Would you miss out on going to a typical school? Would you miss the chance to have…

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By: Christian Hutzler Growing up, I thought heroes were defined by their accomplishments. Take for example the Spy Kids steamrolling the thumb-thumbs to save their parents, or Donovan McNabb, my favorite quarterback as a kid, leading the 2005 Eagles to the Superbowl (sorry Cowboys fans). These were a few “heroes” I looked up to. I admired them…

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By definition, a promise is a,”declaration that one will do or refrain from doing something specified; a legally binding declaration that gives the person to whom it is made a right to expect or to claim the performance or forbearance of a specified act.” October 2018 is Down syndrome Awareness Month so I am challenging…

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  POSTED BY SPECIAL MIRACLES · SEPTEMBER 26, 2017 WRITTEN BY Dennis McGuire, PhD Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital – Park Ridge, Illinois If I am going to describe what it would be like if people with Down syndrome ruled the world, it may be helpful to explain how I came by this information. I am…

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DEVELOP your awareness how individuals with special needs learn and communicate.   LEARN strategies to make your work with individuals with special needs more meaningful.   EXPERIENCE how to make your space accessible and inclusive to all need and ability levels.   Gigi’s Playhouse of Sioux City is excited to offer a 1-day workshop for our…

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