Entries by Laura Uzzell

Inclusion Connections Honored by City of Olathe

On October 11, 2018, Inclusion Connections was presented with a 2018 Community Award, presented by the Olathe Human Relations Commission and the Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board. This honor celebrates businesses, civic organizations, and individuals who have made a significant contribution to enhance human rights, equality, cultural diversity and the pursuit of disability inclusiveness. Director Debbie Horn […]

Special Day at the K

    Participants, families, board members and supporters all gathered at Royals Stadium for Special Day at the K on Sunday, September 30. Inclusion Connections was special honoree for the occasion, with a special pre-game lunch provided by hosts Rex and Jennifer Hudler. Fun activities were provided for kids, and fabulous auction items helped raise […]

Congressman Yoder Gives Shout Out to Inclusion Connections

United States Congressman Kevin Yoder, who serves the 3rd District of Kansas, featured Kansas City nonprofit Inclusion Connections in his latest newsletter. PawsAbilities job training program was highlighted in the article which described the organization’s efforts to equip young adults with developmental disabilities with the skills needed to obtain jobs. Executive Director Debbie Horn, Board […]

First Annual Emma Lenguist Puppy Parade

Inclusion Connections is honoring participant Emma Lenguist on Saturday, August 4, 2018 with a Puppy Parade! Emma loved dogs and her parents have brought the community together for a fun event in memory of Emma. The event helps support PawsAbilities job training program. KCTV STORY

Better KC

Inclusion Connections’ Director Debbie Horn appeared on Better KC to promote PawsAbilities job training program and describes a little about what trainees do and the objectives of the program – Jobs!  Young adults with disabilities who live in Kansas City are learning the skills it will take to find community based employment.

PawsAbilities Employment Training in Kansas City

Joe Chiodo, KCTV5 anchor in Kansas City, provided a powerful story on PawsAbilities job training program for individuals with special needs in Johnson County, Kansas. He featured the opening of our new store on Santa Fe in Olathe, KS, and profiled our mission and how the program equips participants with skills to become more independent. Visit […]