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Johnson Orchards and Yakima artists to raise funds for Children’s Village

On Saturday, August 29th local artists will set up shop among the trees at Johnson Orchards to raise money for Children’s Village. All donations and 20% of sales go to support programs and services for children with special healthcare needs … Continue reading

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Fun Sensory Activities for Toddlers

Voices of the Valley – Fun Sensory Activities for Toddlers When I think of sensory activities, I can’t help but think of bins of macaroni and slimy stuff to put through your fingers. But there’s more to the senses then … Continue reading

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Voices of the Valley – FunRaising for Children’s Village

The Parent to Parent Advisory Board is hosting BUNCO, March 12th at Children’s Village from 7pm to 9pm. Join us for a fun evening of game playing, delicious treats, and meeting new friends! The cost is just $10 to play … Continue reading

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High school basketball player passes ball to mentally challenged player on the other team

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Voices of the Valley – Munchkin Music

“Old Dan Tucker was a mighty man…” my 2-year-old shrieks laughing as he runs past me. “He combs his hair with a wagon wheel and has a tooth ache in his heel,” his 4-year-old brother chimes in. A few minutes … Continue reading

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Children’s Village Parent to Parent program attracts Royalty!

The reigning Miss Sunnyside, Madison Marquez, chose disability awareness and Kids on the Block as her platform. She, along with three members of her court, Vanessa Serna, Josie Marro, and Jenny Hall, preform skits with The Kids on the Block … Continue reading

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A Journey: Family Support at Children’s Village

An integral component of services at Children’s Village is meeting the emotional needs of the entire family. It’s not just research that shows positive outcomes for families raising a child with special health care needs who receive family support, it’s … Continue reading

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A Message From The Director

It was a busy summer at Children’s Village in the Medical and Dental programs. We are pleased to announce two new Pediatric Dentists, Dr. Jessica De Bord and Dr. Takish Ziad, will be joining our team. Additionally, we now offer … Continue reading

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Every Penny Counts

Every Penny Counts Sometimes we think we need to do something ‘big’ to make a difference. A big donation. A big project. But more often than not, it is the small acts of kindness and generosity that make the biggest … Continue reading

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Children with special needs: Healthy Snacks For School

With back-to-school in full swing, packing lunches and snacks is at the top of every parent’s mind right now (whether they want it to be or not)! And, when you have a child with special needs such as a sensory … Continue reading

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