Pokémon Go! It can be a tool…and family fun.

I recently had a conversation with a member of our group about how to try and get their child to be more active.  I agree it can be a challenge. Kids who have routine and structure already in place can find it frustrating to add in more physical activity. So how do we do it?…

Sensory Friendly Films Program- Finding Dory

PLAN TO JOIN US! Bring the entire Family! Everyone is welcome!  BRING DAD!  Sensory Friendly Film Program June 18th @ 11am The Galleria 14 in Beckley and “Down with That” – invite families to enjoy FINDING DORY   in a safe and accepting environment with the “Sensory Friendly Films” program.  June 18th @ 11am Matinee pricing…

Families celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

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Happy World Down Syndrome Day!

3/21 Today is World Down Syndrome Day. As a parent of a child with Down Syndrome the last 5 years has been a journey of learning.  The one thing that I can say that we have learned more than anything is that we should give her every opportunity.  She always “Exceeds Expectations.” She is a…

Upcoming Events

Please mark you calendars and Plan to join us for the Following events! 3/21- World Down Syndrome Day celebration at The YOUTH MUSEUM of Southern West Virginia – They have a WONDERFUL New Exhibit – “The Wizard of OZ”  we also have other fun planned, we hope you will join us! 4/2 – SPRING FLING…

Sensory Friendly Film Program – ZooTopia 3/5 11AM

PLAN TO JOIN US! Bring the entire Family! Everyone is welcome! Sensory showing March 5th  @ 11am The Galleria 14 in Beckley and “Down with That” – The Down Syndrome Family Support Group of Southern West Virginia invite families affected by Down Syndrome, Autism, and ALL other challenges to enjoy  ZOOTOPIA  in a safe and…

Kung Fu Panda 3

Hope you have had a Great 2016 so far! We are kicking off this year with our FIRST Sensory Friendly Family Films program with Kung Fu Panda 3 – Hope to see you there! PLAN TO JOIN US! Bring the entire Family! Everyone is welcome! Sensory showing January 30th  @ 11am The Galleria 14 in…

Second Annual Sensitive Santa Pictures

This is the Second Annual Sensitive Santa Pictures event at The Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia!  December 12th from 2-4PM  the cost is $5. per person.  We hope you will join us in the family friendly environment to promote inclusion and offer the opportunity for all kids to visit with Santa.   This event…

Christmas with the Buddies

What a great evening we have planned at the Erma Byrd Center on Friday!  Christmas with the Buddies! Thank you to the Students and Staff of Concord University Beckley Campus

Sensory Friendly Films Program – PEANUTS – 11/7

PLAN TO JOIN US! Bring the entire Family! Everyone is welcome! Sensory showing November 7th  @ 11am The Galleria 14 in Beckley and “Down with That” – The Down Syndrome Family Support Group of Southern West Virginia invite families affected by Down Syndrome, Autism, and ALL other challenges to enjoy  The Peanuts Movie in a…

October/ November events

Hope you are enjoying the fall harvest season! We have a couple things on our calendar for October and we wanted to make sure we were on yours! October 23rd is the Great Pumpkin Party at Okes Family Farm. We are hoping to get a good head county for the Hotdogs and S’mores, If you…