Category Archives: News & Events

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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Children’s Village Test Flight

On Saturday, July 16th 23 Children’s Village kids and siblings participated in an amazing experience at the Yakima Airport. Alaska Airlines gave the children and their families the experience of departing, boarding and of course waiting for the plane to … Continue reading

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Comic Con at Children’s Village

Comic Con was a smashing success!  Children from Children’s Village came in costumes, ranging from their favorite hero, villain, princess or movie character. Some children were painted from head to toe, a myriad of capes and masks filled the barn. … Continue reading

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Many thanks to our local Toys “R” Us!

Last Wednesday was an amazing, first time experience for more than a dozen of our kids and their siblings. The Staff at the Toys ‘R’ were gracious enough to open their doors before hours and allow our children in. The … Continue reading

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Yakima Symphony at Children’s Village

Join us for a summer concert! 4:00 pm Thursday, August 18 Children’s Village Community Room Yakima Symphony Conductor Lawrence Golan will perform a special mini-recital and visit with children, families, and community supporters of Children’s Village. Enter to win a … Continue reading

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Register early for this year’s Children’s Village Buddy Walk!

The Buddy Walk is an easy walk around the Children’s Village campus to celebrate people with Down syndrome!  There will also be information and entertainment!  Children and individuals with special needs will receive Buddy Walk medals upon completion of the … Continue reading

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Thank you Junior League of Yakima!

The Children’s Village therapy pool tile is now a bit brighter – all thanks for this effort goes to the Junior League! The team scrubbed hard water stains from tile around the pool earlier last month. This service project was … Continue reading

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Building Friendships Creating Community

Children’s Village Support: Building Friendships Creating Community By Melinda Davis The day the doctor suggested our daughter Wapasha may have Down Syndrome was a day full of many mixed emotions.  I went from feeling complete happiness of meeting our daughter … Continue reading

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