Tag Archives: Kansas City

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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Kaleidoscope

Location:  2500 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64108 (It’s by Crown Center, and you can generally get there through the sky walks) Cost:  FREE! Web Site: http://www.hallmarkkaleidoscope.com/ If you’re looking for something to do on a dreary afternoon, you can’t go wrong with … Continue reading

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