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Need a Christmas Miracle?

Applications for Santa’s Miracle Program are due Oct. 15. To qualify, the child must be under the age of 18, have a complex medical issue that is considered chronic or terminal, reside within the Kansas City metropolitan area, and not be receiving assistance from any other organization. Santa’s Miracles provides a private, home visit with Santa Claus, who comes bearing gifts for the entire

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PCWSN Grant Application

Download the PCWSN Grant Application. Parenting Children with Special Needs (PCWSN, Inc.) is dedicated to enhancing the Quality of Life of families whom have a child with challenges that are associated with a medical diagnosis.  We empower these special families by providing them funding, educational resources, community awareness and support.


Parents Making a Difference

I met Stephanie Hall, 42, and her parents, Doug and Judy Hall at her favorite spot – Dean & Deluca. Her most favorite things is an iced latte and a giant cookie from the Leawood, Kansas, gourmet shop. “She loves her sweets,” her dad said. She currently resides at a nearby group home and receives residential supports from TNC Community. This afternoon, her mom

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Finding Friends for Your Special Needs Child

Kids want to have friends. But it’s not so easy for special needs children to find meaningful friendships with others. Some children are shunned because of physical differences. Others have social and communication deficits that make it difficult to start and keep friendships. While it is impossible to address the nuances of every disability, here are some general tips toward finding friends for your

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Resource Guide – December 2010

Allergies Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics Striving to end asthma deaths and suffering on a national level. aanma.org • 800-878-4403 Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergic diseases through education, advocacy and research. aafa.org • 800-624-0044 The Food Allergy Network (FAN) Raising public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance

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