Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled cancels or postpones all activities

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled Executive Director Kayla Graham have announced all FFDD-sponsored activities will be postponed or canceled until at least April 14th. The FFDD bus will not run during that time. The board and executive director will reassess the decision closer to April 14th and decide when activities may resume. The […]

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St. Lukes institutes temporary “No Visitor” policy at all hospitals

Saint Luke’s is immediately instituting a temporary “No Visitors” rule at all hospitals in our health system following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations on social distancing and to protect our valued patients, clinicians, caregivers, and staff.  The following exceptions will be made to the no visitors rule: When the patient is a […]

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Friends of the Developmentally Disabled participate in bus safety training

Thirty-nine participants and volunteers from the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County participated in bus safety training Tuesday. FFDD partnered with the Trenton Fire Department and Grundy County Ambulance for the training. Instruction was presented on the proper ways to exit a bus in case of an emergency, the importance of […]

FFDD Steamboat Tour Photo

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled tour Arabia Steamboat Museum

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County participants and volunteers toured the Arabia Steamboat Museum of Kansas City as an educational learning experience. Attendees learned about artifacts salvaged from Arabia, which sank in the Missouri River in 1856. Attendees also ate lunch at Fritz’s at Crown Center and shopped.

FFDD afternoon outing with MDC

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled attend afternoon of fun and fishing

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled recently attended an afternoon of fun and fishing sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation, Green Hills National Wild Turkey Federation and North Central Missouri College (NCMC Barton Campus).  A total of 42 participants and volunteers were in attendance.  A cookout of hotdogs, chips, cookies and cold water […]

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled with Bus

FFDD celebrate Disability Employment Awareness Month

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and Grundy County Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled Executive Director Kayla Graham explains the designation is to raise awareness of disability employment and celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities. Graham says FFDD is “very fortunate” to have several employers in the community that employs individuals […]