Des Moines

Parent Organization: GiGi’s Playhouse

Location Information

6507 University Ave, Windsor Heights, IA, USA

Phone 5152527529

GiGi’s Playhouse provides free programs that are educational and therapeutic in nature to individuals with Down Syndrome from birth through adulthood, their families and the community. GiGi's Playhouse offers more than 25 therapeutic and educational programs that advance literacy, math skills, motor skills and more; all of which are free of charge.

Programs are created by professional therapists and teachers who generously donate their time and expertise. All programs are based on best practices for Down syndrome learning styles, and customized to ensure individual success.


  • Family support groups
  • Child development activity sessions
  • Speech and Language
  • Art classes
  • Fitness classes
  • Math classes
  • Literacy classes
  • Career prep classes
  • Adult education classes
  • Cooking classes
  • Peer interaction


Any individual with Down Syndrome, or family/caregiver of an individual with Down Syndrome

Intake Process:

Check the online calendar or call for class schedules.


Playhouse hours:
Tuesday – Thursday 9:00 am ‘ 5:00 pm

Programming may be available outside of those hours. Check the monthly calender for details.


No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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