Limiting Services to In-Center and Telehealth

Yesterday, Gov. Inslee announced a four-week statewide set of restrictions in response to the recent rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus in Washington and across the country. To align with the intent and efforts of this order, Joya has made the decision to restrict in-person services to in-center only until further notice. If your child…

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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Friends of Joya, check out the message below from current Joya mom, Alicia. Bundle up and head over to Spokane Riverfront Park (tomorrow, 10/29) after tuning in to our virtual Hearts of Joya Event! “Did you know you yourself or an organization can light up the Pavillon at Spokane Washington’s Riverfront Park?! I had no…

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Donate to Hearts of Joya!

Thank you for joining us for our Hearts of Joya event! If you missed the opportunity to join us, or would like to donate to our family assistance fund please click here. Every dollar raised during this event goes to support the families of Joya to ensure that they can focus on the care their…

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Join us for our Virtual Golf Tournament!

Register to play in our first ever Virtual Golf Tournament! Every June, Joya and our friends at Bank of America come together at Manito Country Club for a day of golf, food and friends, all for a good cause. Thank you to all the players, volunteers, donors and dinner guests who have joined us in…

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Extending Services for Those in Need

Dear Friends of Joya, It’s not uncommon to see parents in tears or hear “can’t we just stay longer?” when their child turns three and ages out of our early intervention program. After all, this is the place many families come to in the early days of hearing their child has been diagnosed with a…

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COVID Closure Update for Families

Dear Joya Families,  You have demonstrated strength and resilience as we have worked together to adapt to the changes brought on by COVID-19.  The last guidance we had from our state agency, Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT), restricted us to tele-health services through the month of June. Many of you have asked when we can resume face-to-face services in…

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Six Decades of Resiliency

For the past seven weeks we have all had to adapt, whether we wanted to or not. At Joya, we are uniquely positioned to face such adversity. Overcoming obstacles and helping families thrive when the unexpected happens has been a key part of our mission since our founding back in 1960. While our therapy looks…

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