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Social Skills Class Offered

The Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders  are offering Olathe Social Skills Classes for students in grades KDG to 11thwith HFA, ADHD, TS and OCD  – See the attached flyer for more information.  If you have questions please contact: Becky Ottinger, Founder Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders 400 E. Bannister Road, Suite A Kansas City, MO 64131 816-763-7605 […]

Special Day at the “K”

Sun, Oct 1 @ 2:15 PM CDT Rex and Jennifer Hudler’s Team Up for Down Syndrome raises the public’s awareness both locally and nationally, of the positive contributions that individuals with Down Syndrome make in our society. They are dedicated to strengthening and empowering those with special needs to help them and their families reach their […]

New Hours at The Farmer’s House

New Fall Hours effective September 4th! Our Downtown and Farm Locations in Weston will be open: Monday – Thursday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Friday + Saturday 10:00 AM-5:00 PM Sunday 11:00 AM-5:00 PM

Josh’s Success Story

Josh’s Success Story While out one afternoon with his employment specialist, Josh noticed a popular retail spot where he might like to work. After meeting with the employer, they were interested in having him do a situational assessment there. After a successful situational assessment, Josh was offered a position! Now, Josh’s employment specialist meets with […]

End Dependence Kansas

About EDK (End Dependence Kansas) EDK is a 5-year initiative to increase employment of Kansans with disabilities. Five state agencies are collaborating to implement EDK. Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) – LEAD AGENCY Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) Kansas Department of Commerce Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Kansas […]

Community Works Inc.

Program Update! Our End Dependence Kansas employment program recently expanded! The populations we are serving now include individuals with limited or intermittent work experience (new) individuals transitioning out of high school to employment individuals with a criminal background or who are exiting corrections and individuals receiving Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) on a waiver. […]

CHEERS FOR CHALLENGER

Great Time for a Great Cause It’s almost here! Join us this Thursday for the 11th Annual Cheers for Challenger event. Enjoy fine food and beverages, live music, a silent auction and a live auction, all benefiting YMCA Challenger programs for young people with special needs. Tickets Tickets are available online until midnight tonight. Contact Michelle Ford at MichelleFord@KansasCityYMCA.org or 816.360.3304 to purchase tickets after the online registration […]

VOTE FOR BLUE VALLEY SPECIAL OLYMPICS

VOTE FOR BLUE VALLEY SPECIAL OLYMPICS Blue Valley Special Olympics has been selected as a finalist for First National Bank’s 2017 Community First Awards!  We have the opportunity to receive a $10,000 cash donation if we win and a $2,500 cash donation if we are a runner-up. Between August 28 and September 8, individuals will be able […]

Special Day at the “K”

“Special Day at the K” Sunday, October 1, 2017 @ 2:15 against the Arizona Diamondbacks www.royals.com/specialday Rex and Jennifer Hudler’s Team Up for Down Syndrome raises the public’s awareness both locally and nationally, of the positive contributions that individuals with Down Syndrome make in our society. They are dedicated to strengthening and empowering those with […]

BSA Open House

BSA Scout Troop 11, Venturing Crew 2011, and Cub Pack 3011 Open House Open House on Sunday, September 10th from 5 PM to 7 PM. The purpose of this Open House is to introduce families and friends with a special needs boy or girl to our unique Scouting program, tailored for special needs kids. Each unit moves at […]