Author Archives: Children's Village

Becoming a parent partner workshop

Do you know of any parents or caregivers of Deaf, Deaf/Blind or Hard of Hearing children who are interested in building their leadership skills? Washington State Hands and Voices and Seattle Children’s Center for Children with Special Needs are holding … Continue reading

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Reflection by Laura Reed, Children’s Village Physical Therapist

Children’s Village has always been a celebration for this community … From the days when it was nothing more than a vision in the minds of a few amazing Dreamers… To the day that little John Jones, hard hat on … Continue reading

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My Journey in Holland

Holland – A support group for families who have received a new diagnosis for their child. At the beginning of the year my (then)fiancé and I were in such a terrible place in our relationship.  Family outings were a struggle.  … Continue reading

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Caring for yourself…

Workshop for parents and caregivers Date: thursday, december 7th 2017 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm Location: united methodist church, 906 e. Edison ave., Sunnyside *childcare and dinner provided!* Contact liz at the parent-to-parent program,  574-3266 to sign up! Being a caregiver for a … Continue reading

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You’re going to be OK


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Children’s Village an asset to the children in our community

“ I am thankful for the visionary leadership and generous community that came together and built  Children’s Village twenty years ago.  Children’s Village has been a great partner and asset to the children in our community, giving a voice and … Continue reading

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“It’s like a daily improv show, you never know what is going to come your way.”

Autism 200 is a series of 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism who wish to better understand autism spectrum disorder. Faculty from Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington teach the classes. Children’s Village provides … Continue reading

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Izzy was born with Arthrogryposis

Izzy is 12 years old and in the 6th grade at Naches Valley Middle School.  She likes hip hop dance, choir, soccer and very busy for a young teenager.  One of her favorite activities is Rodeo.  She started at 3 … Continue reading

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NEW! Caring for the Caregiver classes…. In Sunnyside!

This class will provide some practical tips for parents/caregivers…. And includes dinner, child care and an opportunity for parents raising children with special needs to connect!!  Please share with families!

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Erik Halvorson – Then and Now

In 2011, Erik Halvorson presented Governor Gregoire one of his famous hand-made lanyards on a special visit to Children’s Village. Erik is an entrepreneur with a big heart. For years, he has beaded and sold lanyards. At age 13, Erik … Continue reading

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