Category Archives: News & Events

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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Reflections by Children’s Village staff and parent Liz Cruz

My family has received so many services here at Children’s Village. For me, as a mother it was seeing my son make a friend for the first time at age 10 during Social Skills Camp. It was seeing my middle … Continue reading

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Reflections on Children’s Village by Behavior Therapist Cindy Meyers

“I started with Epic when we first opened, and had a toddler classroom for kids with social/emotional/traumatic issues. My one word is “Collaborative” I think Children’s Village does an amazing job of putting kids and families first- joining along with … Continue reading

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Children’s Village celebrates 20 years!

Children’s Village celebrates 20 years! KNDO-TV reporter Veronica Padilla takes a look at the Village and the many services for children with special health care needs. Come to the Village on Saturday, Oct. 14, and help us celebrate! NBC Right … Continue reading

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Children’s Village turns 20: Let’s celebrate!

The public is invited to come help celebrate Children’s Village’s 20th anniversary! The Village is hosting a day of events on Saturday, Oct. 14, in honor of two decades of serving children with special health-care needs and their families, all … Continue reading

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Focus Group Participants Needed

View The Flyer » The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is seeking information from parents and caregivers of children with nutrition and growth concerns including where they go for help, how easy was it to get the help they … Continue reading

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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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