Category Archives: A Children’s Village Story

Jared’s Incredible Water Balloon Launcher!

Jared is learning to greet strangers, shake hands, look people in the eyes, and his therapist, Susanna, at Children’s Village is very proud of his progress. Jared lives in a world of the Autism Spectrum which makes daily interactions with … Continue reading

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Meet Max: Learning and Growing at the Village

At first, local mother Brooke Hamilton-Neufeld assumed her son Max was just a late crawler. Max was still not crawling by one year, so Brooke became concerned as most children her son’s age would at least start walking and moving … Continue reading

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View from my shoes

By Ciara Hansen, Children’s Village intern My name is Ciara Hansen, and I am a recent graduate of Naches Valley High School. In the past four years, I have been a reporter for Unleashed, a high school journalism program. Unleashed … Continue reading

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Favorite memories from Children’s Village

I can’t really pick just one . . . “I can’t really pick just one of my favorite memories from Children’s Village.  We’ve been going there since Jacob was diagnosed at the age of 2.  We always loved the Christmas … Continue reading

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Our journey

By Kelli Blakney “We began our journey at Children’s Village when our daughter Katie was about three years old. We had her tested, as she was not developing like her older brother and we were concerned about her development. Through … Continue reading

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A grateful parent – Why I love Children’s Village

“I have been bringing my son Pablo to Children’s Village for about two years. In two years, Pablo has improved his speech greatly due to the therapists that treat him with kindness and respect. Going in the heated pool and … Continue reading

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Pinewood Smiles and Electric Cheers

Usually when you step foot into a workspace, you may notice a variety of sights, smells, or sounds.  On Wednesday, July 23, as I entered the new Yakima Maker Space on 16 S. 1st St, it wasn’t the pine sawdust, … Continue reading

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My Passion, My Brother, and Myself

  Hello everybody! I would like to take this opportunity to formally introduce myself; my name is Mark Day. Over the next couple of months, I have the honor of bringing amazing stories and news to you, as well as … Continue reading

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The Children at Children’s Village

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What I love about working at the Village

by Children’s Village staff Receiving a phone call from an anxious parent and connecting them to the right person to meet their need. Having co-workers with expertise in an area I do not have who are willing to share their … Continue reading

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