The ACT Blog Archive

Class of 2015 STEP Interns Graduate

May 12, 2015

Congratulations to the six STEP interns that graduated on May 12, 2015. Supporters of these men filled the room.  Representatives from Boone Hospital Center, ACT, Boone County Family Resources, Vocational Rehabilitation, Columbia Public Schools, Central MO Regional Office, and family … Continue reading

Mark’s Opening Remarks May 2015

May 4, 2015

Dear Friends of ACT: If I don’t pay close attention, I can slip into a pattern of talking about employment for persons with disabilities only in October. October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. It serves as a useful reminder … Continue reading

May 2015 Tip from Tara: Dear Friend

Recently I’ve had two close friends reach out to me asking for advice because their child is waiting to have or is heading into an evaluation. Somewhere along their journey a teacher, doctor, or person in their life (including themselves) … Continue reading

ACT Health Fair 2015

April 29, 2015

Open to the public: For ACT Staff:

Part II of Community Living Spring Moving is Complete

April 28, 2015

Spring moving part II is over and done in Community Living (CL)! Last month four women in the CL moved into new houses. (See last month’s newsletter.) This month, four men in CL have new places to call their homes. … Continue reading

As Graduation Nears, STEP Interns Move Toward Community Employment

April 27, 2015

If you walked through Boone Hospital during the 2015 spring semester, chances are you ran into one of six hardworking STEP students. STEP (Seamless Transition through Enhanced Partnership) is a transition service program that benefits participating students by giving them … Continue reading

Changes Bring Continued Enhancement to Job Preparation Services and ACT Recycling

April 24, 2015

The ACT Recycling work floor looks much different now than it did one month ago. While it may look more appealing, the changes were not made to improve aesthetics. ACT Recycling Business Operations Supervisor, Paul Heywood, looked at the recycling … Continue reading

Individuals in ACT’s Community Integration Program Benefit from MU’s Service Learning Students

April 21, 2015

ACT’s Community Integration (CI) program is fortunate to participate a willing partner in the University of Missouri’s Service Learning program. Each semester we get to work with a group of energetic students who are eager to volunteer. MU students in … Continue reading

ACT Job Fair April 22nd 11am-2pm

April 3, 2015

ACT will be having a job fair on April 22 from 11am-2pm in the Blue Building (NALC building). Located at 2111 Burlington St., this is across the street from ACT’s main building. If you have a passion for working with … Continue reading

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