Recently I attended the annual gala for Gigi’s Playhouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Gigi’s Playhouse is a resource / achievement center for those who have Down syndrome. Gigi’s was founded in Chicago 11 years ago by a mom who has a daughter that also has Down syndrome. Since then there are Gigi’s Playhouses all over the nation that have followed their model.
The location in Des Moines will have their 5th anniversary in May of this year. In December,…
Smart Steps Mobile is an app for iPhones or Android smartphones. Developed by an educator, Smart Steps supports a person with autism, Down syndrome, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, or other cognitive issues (TBI, ADHD, etc.) to solve problems when in the community going to work,…
Recently I attended the annual gala for Gigi’s Playhouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Gigi’s Playhouse is a resource / achievement center for those who have Down syndrome. Gigi’s was founded in Chicago 11 years ago by a mom who has a daughter…See More
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My name is Joan Kendig. I have a 34 year old daughter who lives in a group home in Ames. Sarah has cerebral palsy and is legally blind. She does understand everything you say to her and can answer questions most of the time correctly. She…"
Autism and First Responders: Seeing Beyond the SmokeThis is something you could share with the fire department in your community.A new training video to inform firefighters, police officers and other first responders on how to recognize signs of,…See More