Gio’s Garden services are available to children with special needs ages birth through six years old. Some of the children that Gio’s Garden works with has a diagnosed disability, others may have a delay, with no current diagnosis but may be receiving services through birth to three. If you are not sure if your child qualifies for Gio’s Garden, please contact us.
Therapeutic Respite Care: Gio’s Garden provides respite care in a professional, developmentally supportive, fun, home-like group setting that encouraged growth through play and socialization. Children attend Gio’s Garden a few hours each week while the families have the opportunity for a short break.
Individual Therapy: Gio’s Garden provides individual sessions to work one on one with children on developmental goals and topics as determined by the families and Gio’s Garden staff. Topics for individual sessions might include learning/ cognitive goals, motor skills, sensory regulation, social skills, etc. The Therapy Team consists of Art Therapists, Recreation Therapists and graduate students in varying special needs fields.
Date Night: Gio’s Garden provides special evening programs for children receiving therapeutic respite care as well as their siblings who fit in the age range of Gio’s Garden. This way parents can have a night to themselves, all while knowing their children are safe.
Parent Resources and Meetings: Gio’s Garden offer resources to our families, beyond the initial contact meeting. This includes Family Newsletters, Parent Information Sessions, Family Outings, and individual meetings with Gio’s Garden staff. Individual meetings can discuss resources, funding questions, new diagnoses, and other challenges your family maybe trying to navigate.