Summer Camps for People with Disabilities

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Summer Camps for People with Disabilities

Summer is just around the corner so we’ve put together a list of camps in Missouri and Kansas designed especially for individuals with disabilities. With so many choices, chances are there is one for you or a loved one. Contact your Support Coordinator for more information. Camp Barnabas (Purdy, MO – southwest Missouri) residential camp […]

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BCFR Celebrates 40 Years on May 26

In 1976, the price of a gallon of gasoline was $.59, Apple Computer Company was founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, and Boone County citizens voted to approve a special property tax levy to support people with developmental disabilities. This proposition provided funding to create the Boone County Group Homes Board. One year later, Parkade House was […]

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Doug Makes Connections

Doug received a tablet for a Christmas present and set a personal goal to learn how to use it to access the World Wide Web and communicate with friends and family. Boone County Family Resources Supported Living staff members worked with Doug to create a training plan which he worked on weekly to learning the […]

Disability Rights Legislative Day 2016

In March, several Columbians joined hundreds of other Missourians in the state capitol for the 15th annual Disability Rights Legislative Day. Among them were individuals supported by Boone County Family Resources, along with support staff and an intern. The event is an opportunity for people with disabilities and advocates to exercise en masse their civil […]

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Logan is Learning New Skills

Logan is a happy, social guy little guy who loves listening to music and singing along. He adores his brother and sister and is excited about any opportunity to play outside. Logan experienced a severe seizure when he was four months old which adversely affected his overall development. He began services with Boone County Family […]