A Special Recognition

A Special Recognition

A year ago members of the Arc of Missouri piled 5,000 shoes onto the floor of the State Capitol rotunda to represent the number of people with developmental disabilities waiting for state services. What a difference a year makes.         Last week, members of the advocacy group honored Gov. Jay Nixon for his support of the […]

A Holiday to Remember

For most of us, spending time with friends and families is the highlight of our holidays. Nobody wants to be alone when it seems the rest of the world is celebrating. That’s why staff members at BCFR’s supported living sites went out of their way this year to make Thanksgiving a memorable occasion for the […]

Creating a Future Together

     If you want proof that early intervention can make all the difference for a child with a developmental disability and his family, you need look no further than 11-year-old Brayden.  He is a portrait of hope.                           Brayden, who lives in Boone County with his mom, step-father and 5-year-old sister, began receiving services from […]