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Celebrate the ADA with the Whole Person

From the mailbag: July Jubilee Coming to Midtown! The Whole Person is celebrating the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with our 4th annual July Jubilee, a 2-day festival at our offices at 3710 Main Street, on Friday, … Continue reading

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Senior Retreat 2018

From the mailbag: SENIOR RETREAT 2018 Learn to Live the Life You Want Learn from experienced blind instructors techniques and skills of blindness to enhance your quality of life. Become empowered­ remain independent and actively engage in hobbies, work and … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty

Location:  Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, 4400 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66604 Cost:  Depends on when you register, ages of registrants, etc.  In 2018, it cost $81 for me, Sprout, and Peanut, and we signed up early enough to get … Continue reading

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BELL Comes to Kansas!

I am BEYOND EXCITED to share that the NFB’s BELL Program is finally coming to Kansas this year!  I’ve pasted the email I received regarding the program below. FROM THE MAILBAG: The National Federation of the Blind of Kansas is … Continue reading

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Time to Sign Up for Trolley Run!!

One of Peanut’s favorite events of the year is rapidly approaching–CCVI’s Trolley Run!  Where else can you run (or walk–we walk!) an easy, flat-to-downhill course; support a FANTASTIC cause; and even have the chance to win a BRAND NEW CAR … Continue reading

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Living Well With a Disability

The Whole Person is offering a twelve-week health promotion & wellness workshop for people with disabilities or chronic illnesses.  Click the following link for their .pdf brochure:  LWWD MAR_2016 edited

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NFB EQ

From the mailbag . . . Are you interested or know someone who might be interested in pursuing work in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) after high school? Do you enjoy investing your talent and energy in solving real-world … Continue reading

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Ms. Wheelchair Kansas

From the mailbag . . . I am writing to ask for help! We have extended our deadline for Ms Wheelchair applicants this year, but we are having difficulty finding women who may be interested. Do you or your colleagues … Continue reading

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Crown Center’s Fairy Tale Village

Location:  The bottom floor of Crown Center by the Coterie Theatre.  Crown Center is at 2450 Grand Blvd in Kansas City, MO. Cost:  Free!  They can also validate your parking. Web site:  http://www.crowncenter.com/Event-List/fairy-tale-village A few weekends ago, we ventured out … Continue reading

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National Braille Association Spring 2015 Professional Development Conference

From the mailbag: Celebrating 70 Years of Service! Thursday, April 16, 2015 – Saturday, April 18, 2015 Calling all Transcribers, Educators, Parents, Braille Readers, We would like to extend an invitation to the National Braille Association Spring 2015 Professional Development … Continue reading

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