Tag Archives: Kansas City

BELL is coming to Kansas!

The National Federation of the Blind’s Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy is coming to Kansas City!  The Kansas session will be held from Monday, June 10, through Friday, June 21 at KSSB; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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Workshop: Activity-Based Programming for Students with Severe Differences

From the mailbag: Registration is open for Activity Based Programming For Students with Severe Differences. This two day workshop is designed for parents, teachers, paraprofessionals and administrators who are creating a program for those students with severe and multiple disabilities, … Continue reading

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Challenge Air is Coming September 8th!

If you have a child with a disability and live within a reasonable distance of the Kansas City Metro Area, I highly recommend signing up for Challenge Air.  Aside from the party aspects and free t-shirt, kiddos with disabilities get … Continue reading

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Ring my BELL

I am absolutely delighted to share that the NFB’s Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) academy is finally coming to Kansas City!!  Unfortunately, it conflicts with KSSB’s K-S.E.E. ESY program–the first week of BELL overlaps the last week of K-S.E.E.  … Continue reading

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Summer Care in Kansas City

As we hurtle through the spring semester, parents start planning their kids’ summer activities.  If you’re like us, you need full-day care so you and your partner can work; this limits the camp options in the Kansas City metro area.  … 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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Winter/Spring Challenger Programs

The YMCA Challenger program is gearing up for Winter/Spring sports.  Challenger athletics are for anyone with a disability from ages 3-30; they also offer a variety of meet-ups for teens and older children.  We’re getting ready to try our very … Continue reading

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KSSB Summer Programs

This year was Peanut’s very first year at the Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) summer school.  It was a three week program that ended this past Friday with a musical extravaganza, and I cannot recommend it enough.  Peanut … 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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Hoo’s Afraid of the Dark?

From the mailbag: Join us for Hoo’s Afraid of the Dark   Wednesday, Oct. 15 6 to 9 p.m.   It’s an evening designed to indulge your senses! Live art demonstrations with Scribe and Alisa Ross Sensory Sensation Stations, giving you … Continue reading

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