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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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I just want to say thank you to Children’s Village, the One to One program and Kristi Messer.

I just want to say thank you to Children’s Village, the One to One program and Kristi Messer. Yoga has been a huge blessing for our daughter Carlee, who has Turner Syndrome.  We have tried many other sports and activities … Continue reading

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Children’s Village Receives Autism Grant

November 21, 2011 November 21, 2011 On Thursday, November 17th we were thrilled to learn that we received a $204,000 grant from The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust! This grant will fund autism, behavioral and mental health therapies at Children’s Village … Continue reading

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10 Things I Have Learned About Autism

This guest post is by Autism Speaks staffer Kerry Magro. Kerry, an adult who has autism, is a recent graduate of Seton Hall University. He started the club Student Disability Awareness on campus to help spread awareness and raise funds … Continue reading

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Making a Difference with Friendship

Whether it’s volunteering at a baseball game for a bunch of energetic elementary school boys who happen to have autism or organizing a prom for special-needs teenagers, Lauren Brewington, a recent Naches High School graduate and youth mentor has done … Continue reading

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