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A Look Back at 2017

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Fiscal Year 2017, which concluded at the end of September, was a busy and productive stretch for Paraquad.

Last year, Paraquad continued to empower people with disabilities to increase their independence through more than 20 programs and services. Read more

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Independence Under Fire

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Theresa Moore has a mantra when it comes to living with a disability.

“I’m still here,” she said recently. “I’m still here.”

Theresa, 47, was diagnosed with diabetes when she was just 14. Read more

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Paraquad Grows to Meet Community Needs

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Pardon our dust, please; Paraquad is expanding!

Over the course of its 46-year history, Paraquad has evolved from improving opportunities for people with disabilities primarily through advocacy and awareness efforts to one of the largest Centers for Independent Living in the country. Read more

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Training for the Missouri River 340 Race

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Dave Haessig, a transition specialist at Paraquad, and his teammates, Jan Cook and Joan Twillman, are participating in the Missouri American Water MR 340, a four-day, 340-mile trek across the state from Kansas City to St. Charles. Read more