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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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“It’s like a daily improv show, you never know what is going to come your way.”

Autism 200 is a series of 90-minute classes for parents and caregivers of children with autism who wish to better understand autism spectrum disorder. Faculty from Seattle Children’s Hospital and the University of Washington teach the classes. Children’s Village provides … Continue reading

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Izzy was born with Arthrogryposis

Izzy is 12 years old and in the 6th grade at Naches Valley Middle School.  She likes hip hop dance, choir, soccer and very busy for a young teenager.  One of her favorite activities is Rodeo.  She started at 3 … Continue reading

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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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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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Autism and Yakima: What are the needs?

An estimated 700 children in Yakima are on the Autism Spectrum with more diagnosed every year. That’s 700 children with significant health and developmental needs. That’s 700 families needing resources, wisdom, expertise and support. Twelve years ago when Children’s Village … Continue reading

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They Gave Me Hope

I grew up with the usual dreams – a pony, popularity, getting into the right college and then a fairy tale wedding. These dreams changed at some point between delivering my baby and completing his first health evaluation. I loved … Continue reading

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