Disability Rights Legislative Day 2014

Disability Rights Legislative Day 2014

You are encouraged and invited to attend an important event for people with disabilities across the state of Missouri. Join us at the State capitol building on Wednesday, April 2 starting at 10 a.m. with registration. Download an agenda with additional details. The purpose of this event is to bring Missourians with disabilities, family members […]

Light It Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Did you know that autism affects 1 in every 88 children in America? Missouri has seen a nearly 400% increase in the occurrence of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in the past 10 years. That’s why we are joining together in our community to Light It Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day on April 2. […]

Columbia Disabilities Issues Forum

Join us on Tuesday, March 11 at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall for a Columbia disabilities issues forum for candidates of the Columbia City Council and Columbia School Board. The forum will be held in conference rooms 1A/1B. Each candidate will present an opening statement and a moderator will pose questions. Co-hosting Partners: ACT – […]

Happiness is a Healthy Body

What does losing 86 pounds feel like? To Jane it feels like “happiness.” When she moved into Supported Living in the summer of 2010, she was overweight and considered obese. Jane’s support team worked on a health and fitness plan which involved making exercise a daily goal as well as making healthier food choices. Almost […]

Transition to a Bright Future

Many typical college freshmen find it challenging to balance the transition of living on their own, taking classes and possibly holding down a job – but not Nathan. This bright, talkative 19-year-old is doing all this and more. “I just stick to my schedule and it works out ok,” says Nathan who was diagnosed with […]