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It takes a Village . . .

by Michelle and John Riggs, parents of Laura, the Mr. Ike Miracle Child It takes a village to raise a child. Little did I know how true this proverb would be to our family. When Laura was little, we lived in … Continue reading

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April Is Autism Awareness Month

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World Down syndrome Day 3/21/17

Our parent group Yakima Valley Homies with Extra Chromies hosted a walk on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the track up at West Valley’s Freshman Campus. We were small but mighty, out to celebrate World Down syndrome Day. It had … Continue reading

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Celebrate “World Down syndrome Day” – March 21

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Our last visit to Children’s Village

Today, my son Andy had his last appointment at Children’s Village!  A very sad day, but we know it’s time to transition him to adult services in the community.  Andy has been coming to the Children’s Village dental clinic for … Continue reading

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Autism 200 Series

Autism 200 is a series of free 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism who wish to better understand this disorder. Community providers are also welcome to attend. Faculty from Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington … Continue reading

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2016 Holiday Open House

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Now enrolling families for DDA Individual & Family Service Waivers!

Announcement!  If your son or daughter is a client of the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and not receiving a paid service, they may be eligible to receive a broad array of services and supports through the Individual & Family Services … Continue reading

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Autism 200 Series

Autism 200 is a series of free 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism who wish to better understand this disorder. Community providers are also welcome to attend. Faculty from Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington … Continue reading

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My Children’s Village experience, by Maria Armenta

As a sophomore in high school; I was given a list of different organizations that I would dedicate twenty (20) hours of community service to. At the bottom of this list was Children’s Village One2One Mentor program. I did not … Continue reading

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