Category Archives: Community Integration

April is World Autism Month. To spread awareness, ACT will again be partnering with local agencies and organizations to host our local Light It Up Blue event. Light It Up Blue is global initiative to raise awareness for autism on … Continue reading

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” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] ACT facilities have been under construction since fall 2017. Since then, we’ve made major progress. The big renovations are behind us. The training center is complete. Every wall received a new coat of paint. The … Continue reading

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  On February 9th, in more than 500 churches across the nation and in 16 countries, the Tim Tebow Foundation once again created a spectacular evening of glamour and unforgettable moments through Night to Shine. The Compass Church was generous … Continue reading

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  Since the start of the spring semester, Craig Valone, Director of Day Program, has been teaching a course at Columbia College. The junior level class, Disabilities, is aimed at students majoring in Human Services. Topics such as mobility, cognitive, developmental, … Continue reading

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If you hear the sounds of a party coming from what we at ACT call the blue building, there’s no need to notify the authorities. Every couple of months Danny Roberts, owner of Cruise King Entertainment, comes to rock the … Continue reading

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On the morning of June 30, a large group of friends from the Community Integration (CI) program boarded a bus and headed to CoCo Key Water Resort in Kansas City. It was a pilgrimage and celebration to honor and remember … Continue reading

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ACT’s Community Integration (CI) program has taken gardening to a new level.  Literally. The garden club has been an activity for the past few summers, but this year they purchased two raised garden bed kits to add to the already … Continue reading

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Kim Watkins loves her work. And for her, like others who love what they do professionally, it doesn’t seem like work. That’s just one of the reasons why we are thrilled that Kim is our newly-promoted Program Supervisor in ACT’s … Continue reading

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At ACT we strive for independence for the individuals we support.  So as summer started, Community Living program managers and supervisors wondered, “What would the people in our program really like to do for vacation?”  They asked, and there were no … Continue reading

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The Community Integration program provides individuals with a variety of activities that emphasize communication, recreation, and community participation. One of the ways this is accomplished is by providing the individuals we serve the opportunity to volunteer and participate in other … Continue reading

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