Category Archives: Voice Of The Valley

Children’s Village Dreams Big with Assisted Technology

Children’s Village hosted an Ipad seminar for families to learn how to support their child’s learning and communication with assisted technology. Over 20 parents attended, sharing a wealth of information on specific applications that work well for their child as … Continue reading

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Williams Syndrome: For The Love of Dance

Watching six-year-old Amelia Kloepfer proudly twirl and prance on stage during her first ballet recital was a momentous experience for the entire family. Dressed in a sweet pink tutu and hair pulled back into a tight bun, Amelia’s smile radiated … Continue reading

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Your baby’s development: Learn the Signs. Act Early

Would it be horrible if I admitted on the cusp of giving birth for the third time that I haven’t so much as skimmed a baby book? In my previous pregnancies, cozying up with ‘What to Expect’ and ‘Bringing Home … Continue reading

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Community Outreach: Liberty Bottle Works Hosts Tour for Children’s Village Kid’s Club

Each week, the kids and mentors get together for a couple hours to do something fun and new. Activities range from touring a local business, scavenger hunts at a local park to ice cream social’s at Children’s Village. Two weeks … Continue reading

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Parent to Parent Annual Summer Picnic

Families of children with special health care needs often talk about feelings of isolation and loneliness. This is why the Parent to Parent office at Children’s Village makes every effort to engage and interact with every family who walks through … Continue reading

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Technology and Children with Special Needs: Ipad Apps for learning and development

Technology and Children with Special Needs: Ipad Apps for learning and development Technology plays a huge role in our everyday life and can be an excellent learning resource and tool for children with special needs. Apple has a special section … Continue reading

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Fun Summer Activities for Children with Special Health Care Needs

No one wants to admit it, but summer can be rough on kids and their parents. Kids get bored and antsy and parents are flustered by all the down time and juggle of activities, work and childcare. Summer can be … Continue reading

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Kids with special healthcare needs get together in Yakima

The One2One Program, a Children’s Village program for children with special healthcare needs who are paired with specially-trained teen mentors, is hosting ‘Kid’s Club’ in the month of July. The weekly gathering is an opportunity for the kids and mentors … Continue reading

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Treating Torticollis: Stretching Exercises For Newborns

Stretching Exercises For Newborns When little Sylas was born four weeks premature, the focus was to get him eating and breathing on his own so he could go home. New mom Andrea and her husband Markus, spent all their time … Continue reading

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Parent Training Class Offered at Children’s Village

There is a reason it’s been said (at least a million times in a hundred different ways) that parenting is the hardest job you’ll ever undertake. No truer words have ever been spoken to me. On the best day, parenting … Continue reading

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