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Christmas Open House 2018

            On December 15, 2018, Children’s Village held its annual Christmas open house.  As the children arrived, they were greeted by “Edward the Elf”, who took pictures with them and referred them over to Santa Claus.  There were also cookies being decorated and a fishing booth for the children coming in.             On the upper Read more about Christmas Open House 2018[…]

Our new Lower Valley Specialty Center serves patients closer to home!

Between 14 and 17 percent of our specialty care patients have been traveling from the Lower Valley to Yakima to receive that care, sometimes more than once each week. So we’ve come to our patients! Our new center in Sunnyside (open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1812 E. Edison Ave.) may Read more about Our new Lower Valley Specialty Center serves patients closer to home![…]

Nikko’s ABA Class

On December 13, 2018, almost three-year-old Nikko and his mother Alma visited Children’s Village.  Nikko has autism and was attending his Applied Behavior Analysis class (ABA).  When they walked through the door of the classroom, they were warmly greeted by behavior technicians Kaecey Lockridge and Omar Luna.  Throughout class time, Kaecey and Omar helped Nikko Read more about Nikko’s ABA Class[…]

Ernie’s Day at the Village

                On December 4, Aimee and her family nurse brought her eleven year old son and patient, Ernie, to Children’s Village.  Ernie experiences Down syndrome and autism.  He came to the Village for special speech therapy.  Whitney, Ernie’s therapist, had an iPad that spoke words and phrases for Ernie when he pressed the buttons.                  Read more about Ernie’s Day at the Village[…]

The Right Professional With The Right Expertise

“As a pediatric physical therapist, I knew my baby, Thomas, wasn’t keeping up with the expected developmental milestones. At 16 months old, we had his hearing tested. He has severe hearing loss in his “good ear,” and they were not able to turn the machine up loud enough to get a response in his other Read more about The Right Professional With The Right Expertise[…]

Early Learning Center at Children’s Village

On November 15, 2018, J.J., Jessey, and Matthew visited the Early Learning Center at Children’s Village while their parents took their siblings to various appointments.  Matthew was content to simply wander around the back of the room and play with different toys, while J.J. and Jessey hung out at the table and talked with Stacy, Read more about Early Learning Center at Children’s Village[…]