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Dental care for children with special healthcare needs

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Thoughts from Jessica DeBord, Pediatric Dentist at Children’s Village

“As a dentist here at Children’s Village, one of the most meaningful experiences for me is being able to provide the level of care to our families that they would only get in a major city at a premier children’s … Continue reading

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The heart of the Village…

Children’s Village is a physical example of the love, care and compassion our community has for those with exceptional needs! The staff at the village does so much more than provide just medical services or therapies, they reach out to … Continue reading

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Children’s Village Sib Shops Hearts

This month at Sibshops the kids were each given a box of candy conversation hearts and a colored piece of paper with a heart on it. The instructions were for each of them to write their own conversation heart – … Continue reading

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The Amazing Izzy!

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

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Resources for children with disabilities and their families.

Please visit this excellent website for up-to-date information about services and resources for children with disabilities and their families. Scroll through the website by child’s age, or scroll to the bottom, and visit the ‘bulletins’ under News. Many informative Bulletins … Continue reading

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Communication in Children with Down Syndrome and Hearing Loss

Save the Date CCC Family Information Session Communication in Children with Down Syndrome and Hearing Loss FREE! Thursday, February 22, 2018 6-8pm Seattle Children’s Hospital, Wright Auditorium Types of hearing loss and treatment Hearing aids and FM systems Speech production AAC … Continue reading

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The Power of Community

Read Samantha Monterrey‘s story first hand as a new resident to Yakima, as a teen and her involvement in YouthWorks pageants, and now as the Volunteer Coordinator for North Star Lodge, ‘Ohana, and Children’s Village. “I knew from a young … Continue reading

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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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