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Unleash your spirit, conquer the challenge. This summer, The Whole Person (TWP) will be hosting Kansas City’s first-ever KC Ultimate Games. Created for children and adults with disabilities, the KC Ultimate Games allows them to compete against individuals with similar disabilities. 

Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary education will for the first time create developmental standards for deaf and hard-of-hearing children under legislation signed by Gov. Mike Parson Thursday.

The readers of Kansas City Magazine have voted The Whole Person as the “Best Disabilities Nonprofit” in the magazine’s Best of Kansas City list for 2023.

TWP Blind, Low Vision Specialist, Meghan Schmidt shares information about The Whole Person's community game and technology demonstration event.

TWP Blind, Low Vision Specialist, Meghan Schmidt shares information about The Whole Person's accessible bowling event and how the new venue had features that were more accessible to bowlers.

TWP Blind, Low Vision Specialist, Meghan Schmidt shares information about Stretching Without Looking, an inclusive and empowering online yoga experience designed specifically for individuals with visual impairments. The Zoom class provides a safe, supportive environment where you can explore the benefits of yoga from home.

Adaptive biker and disabled community advocate Annijke Wade talks neurogenic bladder management and inclusivity For Annijke Wade,* mountain biking is more than a hobby, it’s an obsession – and it’s what she loves most in the world. A year and a half ago, Annijke rode on her favorite trail in Angel Fire, New Mexico – […]

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In the second part of our dating series, Ali Ingersoll (@quirkyquad_ali; www.quirkyquad.com) talks about not letting your injury stop you from dating or having sex. Read part one here. Getting Intimate Five years after Ali’s shallow water diving accident that left her paralyzed from the chest down with limited hand mobility, she went on a dating […]

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As an intermittent catheter user, the right catheter is critical to your health. Have you ever been told that your catheter of choice isn’t covered by your insurance? Unfortunately, dealers are giving this reason for not providing a product as they promote lower cost products. The truth is that all catheters are covered by insurance. […]

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Dating with a disability can be intimidating. Where do you start? How do you meet people? How honest should you be if you date online? In the first of our dating series, Ali Ingersoll (@quirkyquad_ali; www.quirkyquad.com) shares her dating experience, tips on setting up your online profile and advice for when you date in person. […]

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