Supported Living

A woman guides a duet bike carrying an older woman with a disability.

Wyleta Rides the Trails with PedNet

In the Spring of 2018, PedNet, a non-profit organization aiming to provide alternative modes of transportation under safe and accessible conditions, launched the Giving Rides program for people with disabilities and the elderly in Columbia, Mo. PedNet is a transportation advocacy group in Columbia that focuses on types of transportation such as biking, walking, and […]

Coworkers posing for photo

Ending One Chapter, Beginning Another

Walking into Boyce & Bynum Pathology Laboratories – the largest, private anatomic, clinical and molecular pathology laboratory in the Midwest – you immediately notice the sterile environment typical of a clinical lab. What goes unnoticed is the effort of employees like Denise who the lab has depended on for 30 years to keep the glass […]

Woman wearing crown holding flowers.

Making a Night to Remember

“An unforgettable prom night experience that changes the narrative on how people with special needs are viewed. It is a celebration of the value of life and a night when all guests are kings and queens of the prom.” The Tim Tebow Foundation In February, Compass Church in Columbia, Mo. brought the Tim Tebow Foundation’s […]

Katie smiles as she sits on the couch in her own apartment.

Making Gains Toward Independence

Two individuals participating in the Supported Living program are gaining the skills they need to live the independent lives they want. Katie, who has been in the Supported Living program for two years, recently had the opportunity to move into her own apartment. “I really like the freedom of having my own place,” says Katie […]