A great day in support of the Capital Region Buddy Walk!
The Buddy Walk is a community walk to support the educational programs, social services and health resources provided by the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center, a division of the Center for Disability Services. Unity House’s Unity Sunshine Program was a proud supporter of the Buddy Walk, forming a team of teachers, therapists and friends to… more
Such fun for the kids who attended the Unity Sunshine Travelling Summer Camp. Many thanks to everyone who helped make this safe, summertime fun a reality.
Staff and friends from the Unity Sunshine Program for children have formed a team for the The Buddy Walk, a community walk in Schenectady’s’ Central Park to raise awareness and funds in support of Down Syndrome on Sunday, Septeber 27th. This event, hosted by The Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center (a division of The… more
You can help send a low-income child to camp this summer! Campers are gearing up for great fun with Unity House’s free Traveling Summer Day Camp. We need your support to make this program available year after year. You can help by going to the “How to Help” section of our website and making a… more
School is almost out and the Unity House Traveling Summer Camp is getting ready for an influx of kids. Since 1972, the free Unity House traveling summer day camp has provided opportunities for children to spend time outside, take trips to state parks and museums, to swim, to play ball, and explore the world around… more
Thanks to the amazing work of NYSUT and First Book, area children will receive books free of charge that are theirs to keep. Having access to books is key to building literacy and academic success. That’s why the staff at Unity House’s Unity Sunshine Daycare and Preschool were delighted to be among the recipients of… more
What is childhood apraxia of speech? Simply put, it’s when the words won’t come. It’s a motor speech disorder where kids can have problems saying sounds, syllables, and words. This is not because of muscle weakness or paralysis. The brain has problems planning to move the body parts (e.g., lips, jaw, tongue) needed for speech.) May… more
Staff at Unity House’s Unity Sunshine Program are busy planning for the arrival of a very special rabbit! The Spring Bunny as he is known, will visit our Unity Sunshine Programs at the end of March and early April. Child development staff take this opportunity to focus on spring themes and fun traditions. You can… more
Columbia High School football players will visit Unity Sunshine Program on Friday to spend time with the children in their classrooms. In preparation for the Super Bowl, members of the team will help the preschoolers get excited for the big game on Sunday. The football players will play catch and other fun games with the… more