Category Archives: News & Events

Communication in Children with Down Syndrome and Hearing Loss

Save the Date CCC Family Information Session Communication in Children with Down Syndrome and Hearing Loss FREE! Thursday, February 22, 2018 6-8pm Seattle Children’s Hospital, Wright Auditorium Types of hearing loss and treatment Hearing aids and FM systems Speech production AAC … Continue reading

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The Power of Community

Read Samantha Monterrey‘s story first hand as a new resident to Yakima, as a teen and her involvement in YouthWorks pageants, and now as the Volunteer Coordinator for North Star Lodge, ‘Ohana, and Children’s Village. “I knew from a young … Continue reading

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Becoming a parent partner workshop

Do you know of any parents or caregivers of Deaf, Deaf/Blind or Hard of Hearing children who are interested in building their leadership skills? Washington State Hands and Voices and Seattle Children’s Center for Children with Special Needs are holding … Continue reading

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My Journey in Holland

Holland – A support group for families who have received a new diagnosis for their child. At the beginning of the year my (then)fiancé and I were in such a terrible place in our relationship.  Family outings were a struggle.  … Continue reading

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Caring for yourself…

Workshop for parents and caregivers Date: thursday, december 7th 2017 Time: 5:30-7:30 pm Location: united methodist church, 906 e. Edison ave., Sunnyside *childcare and dinner provided!* Contact liz at the parent-to-parent program,  574-3266 to sign up! Being a caregiver for a … Continue reading

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Children’s Village an asset to the children in our community

“ I am thankful for the visionary leadership and generous community that came together and built  Children’s Village twenty years ago.  Children’s Village has been a great partner and asset to the children in our community, giving a voice and … Continue reading

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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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