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A Guide to Summer Camps

Summer is just around the corner. So, we’ve put together a list of camps in Missouri and Kansas designed especially for children and teens with special needs. With so many choices, chances are there is one for you or your loved one. Boy Scouts Rotary Scout Camp (Lee’s Summit, MO) offers long-term camping experience to […]

Boone County Family Resources Takes the Plunge

 At first the notion of jumping into a freezing cold lake dressed in a silly costume in the middle of February seems outrageous, especially if you signed up to do it. But for Karrie Mitchell and the rest of the Boone County Family Resources team that participated in Polar Plunge 2012, the zaniness was worth […]

A Chance to Belong

Ask Nathan what he likes about his job, and his response is typical for a young adult: Getting paid and meeting new people. But his answer goes deeper than that. For Nathan, being a part of the custodial staff at the University of Missouri is a chance to be “a part of the community,” something most […]

Spreading Her Wings

You could say Allison is something of a Dr. Doolittle. After all, “Animals like me,” she readily admits. But the 23-year-old is awfully popular with people, too, just ask her supervisor at Boone County Family Resources, where she is receiving life skills and vocational training through the agency’s Life and Work Connections program. The idea […]