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#theluckyfew | GiGi’s Playhouse ‘i have a Voice” Gala

Today we welcome one of our favorite bloggers and moms Beth to share why everyone should join us on April 7, 2018, for the ‘i have a Voice’ annual gala! Favored, blessed, fortunate, charmed and prosperous…. all synonyms for lucky, all synonyms for how I feel about a life with Down syndrome. While there are…

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Literacy, a gift for everyone.

2017 Winter Literacy Tutoring is Open for Registration! Students & tutors can visit our Literacy page today to register for tutoring. GiGi’s Playhouse One on One Literacy tutoring is for individuals with Down syndrome of any age and any skill level. Trained tutors work at the level of the individual, continually challenging and encouraging them utilizing custom…

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Sara & Jill go to Conference & wow did it have some impact!

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The 2017 Bigger Better Stronger Together International Conference is over! WOWZA! It was a jam packed 5 days, we got inspired, we got trained and we meet our peers from aroudn the country and in Mexico who work so hard in their communites to change the way the world sees Down syndrome!   260 attendees, 47…

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Back to School | The importance of talking about Special Needs

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Tis the season! New backpacks, lunch pals, cute outfits & shoes! The kiddos are heading back (or already have) to school! Most parents are filled with all the feelings. Pride & nerves swirling together.  I wanted to pop in and share with you all today a little snippet of my school aged days…..way back yonder.…

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Why I Run, Walk & Dash | Team Mikey

We are 5 Days away from the 2017 GiGi’s Playhouse Syracuse 5k, 1 Mile Inspiration Walk & Kids Dash for Down Syndrome!  We have our friend Amy Cavallaro on the #gigisblog today sharing why she is participating once again!     What is your Team name? – Team Mikey  Are you honoring anyone with your…

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Why I Run, Walk & Dash | Team You do You JuJu

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      On August 12th, we join with families and our community of supported to Run, Walk & Dash for Down syndrome.  You still have time to join you favorite team, we want you & we need you! Please visit our 5K Page to learn all the great details!   Today we welcome back…

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Why I Run, Walk & Dash | Team GiGi’s Avengers

Why do we run, walk and dash for Down syndrome? Because ACCEPTANCE MATTERS. Because EMPOWERMENT MATTERS. Because LOVE MATTERS. We can’t wait to run, walk, dash and celebrate with you! This family friendly event will be rocking’ all day with new friends, returning families, and HUGE HEARTS! Don’t miss out! The entire community is welcome!…

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100 Days of Acceptance | 321 Days of Acceptance

Have you been following along of Facebook the past 100 Days? On World Down Syndrome Day, March 21st, 2017, GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Centers launched “321 Days of Acceptance”, a pioneering social media campaign introducing the world to somebody with Down syndrome every single day for 321 straight days. In addition to the visual introduction,…

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There Are No Two Galas Alike

Today we are happy to once again have the powerful words of Beth Craver grace our little space on the web.  If you joined us for the 2017 ‘i have a Voice’ gala, you know Beth has become a real hero at GiGi’s and we are so excited to see Judah grow, he has great…

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