A note from Desiree & Brighton

“GiGi’s Virtual Playhouse gives our son, Brighton, the opportunity to learn alongside others like him, as we don’t have a GiGi’s playhouse where we live.

It has helped our family learn what it’s like in his shoes and the programs expose him to sign language. We love learning new signs and showing them to him. We know one day he will pick it up in his own time. It has helped us as parents learn as well.  

We attend LMNOP, Family Speaker classes, Yoga, and Story Telling. Brighton loves doing story time and LMNOP with his baby brother and we all get the opportunity to learn with each other thanks to GiGi’s Virtual Playhouse. Our favorite moment was during the LMNOP program where the theme was “A Snowy Day” where we all made edible snow! We hold all our moments with GiGi’s playhouse near and dear to our family’s heart. Brighton has grown to love drawing and painting, which previously he didn’t have any interest in. We couldn’t be prouder of him, and we love the artistic interest he has now! 

GiGi’s has helped our family in many ways and the volunteers are amazing people! We are so grateful they take the time to help families like us. We can’t thank GiGi’s Virtual Playhouse enough for what they do for our families.” 

Desiree and Brighton 

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