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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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