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KDADS Community Services and Programs Commission has released a new Consumer Access Guide to HCBS services in Kansas. It's available at this link.
Inclusion Connections - Our mission is to strengthen the lives of individuals with disabilities by creating inclusive opportunities for community involvement, access to meaningful employment, and better options for independent living.
Special Populations - program of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District provides fun, educational and socializing activities for members of the Johnson County community with special needs.
Special Populations (Blue Valley) - Adapted and integrated leisure activities designed for individuals with special needs. Participants are encouraged to consider any programs offered in this guide.
Young Athletes program is an innovative sports play program for children with intellectual disabilities, ages 3-7, designed to introduce them to the world of sports, prior to Special Olympics eligibility at age 8.
Sportsoffer year-round training and athletic competition in 22 Olympic-type sports to children and adults with Intellectual Disabilities.
Mid-Night Farm - We offer a variety of therapeutic riding classes to meet the needs of riders ages 4 and up with a wide range of physical, cognitive and/or emotional challenges.
Click here to access a full list of healthcare services available for those with disabilities in JOCO.
Food Pantries in Johnson County
Download a PDF with the Johnson County area food pantries HERE.
Camps For Kids - works to assure that no Kansas City area child will be turned away from summer camp because of low income, or physical or developmental disabilities. View a list of local camps.
Camp Encourage - Our mission is to encourage social growth, independence, and self-esteem in youth with autism spectrum disorders through a quality, overnight camp experience located in the greater Kansas City area.
SOAR Special Needs Day Camp - Camp is open to kids and adults with special needs, ages 3 y/o (by January 1, 2016) and up. Cost is $100 per camper. Camp runs Monday-Thursday 9-4; Friday times are from 1-8pm due to our big family celebration that evening.
Respite, a break for caregivers and families, is a service in which temporary care is provided to children or adults with disabilities, or chronic or terminal illnesses, and to children at risk of abuse and neglect.
Matthew’s Ministry - by Church of the Resurrection. Free monthly respite in Leawood, KS. Siblings included. Registration required.