disability http://kcur.org en KanCare Means Big Medicaid Cuts For Prairie Village Man http://kcur.org/post/kancare-means-big-medicaid-cuts-prairie-village-man <p></p><p>It's early evening at the Bullers' house in Prairie Village, and the family gathers around the table. The Bullers kids, Alora and Christian, talk school while their mother, Anne, serves dinner.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 15:00:12 +0000 Alex Smith 45732 at http://kcur.org KanCare Means Big Medicaid Cuts For Prairie Village Man Disability Issues in KC http://kcur.org/post/disability-issues-kc <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s estimated that in the United States, people with disabilities constitute the third-largest, and perhaps the most diverse, minority group. A person may be born with a disability or it may occur during a lifetime. The disability can be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or a combination of all of these.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;On this&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Central Standard</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, we’ll talk about disability issues across the life span and some local efforts to empower those who face the challenge of a disability.</span></p><p></p><p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:27:45 +0000 Laura Spencer, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 34911 at http://kcur.org Disability Issues in KC Cast of "Distracted" Experiences Learning Disability for Production http://kcur.org/post/cast-distracted-experiences-learning-disability-production <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53ce3ed0dfecd-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53ce3ed0dfecd-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53ce3ed0dfecd-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-935354.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – In a world where multitasking and over-stimulation are seen as strengths, it's ironic but not surprising that 5 million American children suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD. Lisa Loomer's play "Distracted" at the Unicorn Theatre follows a couple's search to get help for their troubled 8-year-old son.</p> Fri, 19 Nov 2010 14:36:00 +0000 Steve Walker 2005 at http://kcur.org Cast of "Distracted" Experiences Learning Disability for Production