Watch inspiring stories of individuals with disabilities who are thriving in the community, connecting with others and achieving their personal goals. All videos are made by Boone County Family Resources. If you are interested in sharing your story, contact Amy Parris at

Connecting the Dots – Prader Willi Syndrome
Mother holding her daughter standing outdoors on a chilly day.
Summer Work Experience Program (SWEP) Young man smiling in a T-shirt shop.
Breaking the Mold
Video of Jesse, employee of the month at Columbia Orthopaedic Group
Employment through IPS
Video of Andrew successfully employed at Gerbes through IPS.
Path to Leadership
Smilling young man standing outdoors.
Wyleta Rides the Trails
A woman guides a duet bike carrying an older woman with a disability.
Raising a Grandchild with Autism
Video of family working through struggles.
Every STEP of the Way
VIdeo of Nick succeeding through the STEP program at Boone Hospital.
An Inspiration to Others
William stays on track with the help of services from BCFR.
Disability Rights Legislative Day 2019
Video from 2019 Disability Rights Legislative Day at the Capitol.
Night to Shine 2019
Video from 2019 Night to Shine dance
The Next Generation of Leaders in Disability Advocacy
Video of Ellie about her internship in Washington D.C.
Trevor Takes to the Water
Video of Trevor using aqua therapy at home
Eric Lewis Set Up to Succeed Video