Stories: Support Coordination

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Support Coordination

The STEPs to Getting a Job

People get jobs so they can live in and enjoy the community. Nicholas was determined to do just that. Working with his support coordinator, Nicholas learned about…

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Support Coordination

A Playwright Is Born

While working on getting her undergraduate degree in international studies at the University of Missouri, Jessica took a beginning playwriting class. One of her assignments was to…

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Support Coordination

Mustafa is Motivated to Move

For three-year-old Mustafa, the freedom of moving on his own is a new concept that he seems to enjoy. Boone County Family Resources funded the adaptation of…

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Support Coordination

A Dream Come True

Sydney is enjoying every bit of her senior year at Rock Bridge High School. She likes her classes, participates in several extracurricular activities, including cheerleading, and says…

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Support Coordination

Smart Watches Support Building Good Habits

For people of all abilities, young and old, having a daily routine is important. Routines help people remember to take care of daily personal needs and to…

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Support Coordination

Low-tech Safety Items Bring Peace of Mind

Through Boone County Family Resources, a wide array of services and supports are available to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Support Coordinators assist in assessing each…

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Support Coordination

Technology Bridges Language Gap for Families

When coordinating services for individuals and families, good communication is the key. But what if an individual or family speaks a language other than English? Boone County…

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Support Coordination

Nutrition Services Help Xander Make Gains

Nutrition Services are offered through Boone County Family Resources to assess a person’s nutritional history and dietary intake, to evaluate feeding skills and feeding issues, to develop…

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Camps Offer Enjoyable Summer Experiences

A popular experience during the summer is attending camps. Boone County Family Resources support coordinators can connect individuals to sleep-away and day-camps designed and to meet the specific…