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A Grand Opening

A Grand Opening

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 | 3 comments

One of the most rewarding things in life is to witness the fulfillment of a vision; to watch as what you believed was possible becomes reality.  That is what happened at the opening of Skills to Succeed’s new art studio, Create. As the Discover program (Day Services) continues to grow, and space is at a premium in our primary location, leadership staff began talking about ways to maximize space and respond to the interests and needs of the individuals in service.  One key interest stood...

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Create Art Studio is Open!

Posted by on Jan 16, 2014 | 3 comments

Check out the info on our new art studio, Create.  We have classes scheduled through the end of February and look forward to learning from our great instructors.

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Thankful

Thankful

Posted by on Nov 26, 2013 | 0 comments

It’s been a busy fall for us at Skills to Succeed, and we have so much to be grateful for!  We could go on and on, but we will take a moment to be thankful for three key things: Discover Our Discover program continues to grow, and we are convinced it’s because of all of the awesome things people are doing.  We are now volunteering with Meals on Wheels two days per week, and this is a great way for people to give back while building skills and developing relationships.  The location that...

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Pouring with Purpose

Pouring with Purpose

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 | 0 comments

  We are excited to announce our upcoming wine tasting fundraiser.  Pouring with Purpose is Skills to Succeed’s first annual fundraiser.   In addition to sampling wine and tasty hors d’oeuvres, there will be raffle prizes and a silent auction.  We hope you’ll join us for our evening of fun and look forward to seeing you there!   Date:  Monday, November 18, 2013 Time:  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cost:  $40 Location:  Boozefish Wine Bar, 1511 Westport Road,...

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Fun & Fitness with Friends

Fun & Fitness with Friends

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 | 2 comments

We are excited about our newest program, Fun & Fitness with Friends!  This collaboration with the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park and the Paul Henson YMCA is Prairie Village is a great way for kids with autism or related needs to get fit and develop social skills while providing respite to families. Participants will have a one-on-one “buddy” to assist them through a variety of program activities like zumba, swimming, exercise, art activities, etc.  This three-hour...

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Celebrating New Ventures

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 | 0 comments

We are excited to introduce Ahli Hedges, our new Day Services Coordinator.  Ahli brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team, but is perhaps most noted for her passion.  Ahli is committed to promoting empowerment and choice.  With a background in transpersonal counseling, art therapy and employment services, she has a number of tools to utilize when providing support to others.  Ahli is a strong advocate and willing to seek creative ways to support others in achieving their...

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Discover

Discover

Posted by on Apr 24, 2013 | 4 comments

We are thrilled to announce that we are officially accepting referrals for our Discover Program. Take a moment to learn more about this program that addresses the needs of adults with Autism or other developmental disabilities. WHO The Discover Program is designed to meet the needs of adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders or other developmental disabilities.  Individuals may have a tier score through the HCBS Developmental Disability waiver, or they may be referred to the agency through...

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