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It’s Happening: Rusty’s Story

“It’s Happening” a victimization awareness campaign to educate and end violence against persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities brought to you by The Arc of Missouri and MODDC.  Click here to watch:  Rusty’s Story

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eitas hosts visit by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon

We were honored to host a special guest at our offices last week.  Missouri Governor Jay Nixon joined persons we support, family members, advocates and providers on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the eitas- Jackson County Developmental Disability Services offices … Read More »

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Ability 5K Run, Walk and Roll 2016- a wrap up

Thanks to all who joined us on April 2 for the 5th Annual Ability 5K Run, Walk and Roll!  There were approximately 150 participants registered for the event, held at beautiful Longview Lake. The proceeds from this event will go … Read More »

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MONDAY! Jake Jacobs to appear on KC Live along with Mike and Laura Kelly from Films for Humanity

Make sure you tune into Kansas City Live on KSHB-TV (Channel 41) between 10-11am THIS MONDAY! Eitas Executive Director Jake Jacobs will be live on air, joined by local filmmakers Mike and Laura Kelly.   Mike and Laura own Films … Read More »

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Eitas recognizes Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

In 1987, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed March “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month” and the presidential proclamation called upon Americans to provide the encouragement and opportunities necessary for people with developmental disabilities to reach their potential. This seems like a great opportunity … Read More »

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5th Annual Ability 5K Run, Walk and Roll

The proceeds from this event will go to a scholarship fund set up by eitas in memory of Michael Haseltine. Scholarship proceeds will be used to assist college students whose major studies focus on working in the Developmental Disability field … Read More »

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