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Disability Etiquette

General Do’s and Don’ts Relax and enjoy getting to know your colleagues or guests as people and as professionals Ask before you provide assistance Do not assume that a person with an apparent disability needs assistance; offering assistance in broad terms such as Let me know if you need anything opens the door without assumptions...
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Trivia Night 2022 – A Night In Vegas

Dear Friend of the Center, The Center for Head Injury Services invites you to take part in our 16th Annual “Gray Matters” Charity Trivia Night. We offer a life line of hope to people with disabilities arising from brain injuries, autism and developmental disabilities. Proceeds from this year’s event will help the Center...
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Jodi Warden

Jodi Warden MIDWEST ADULT AUTISM PROJECT (MAAP) COORDINATOR  Jodi Warden has over 20 years of experience working in the social service field providing care to individuals with disabilities. Jodi is currently working toward getting certified in behavior therapy. Jodi has been with The Center’s MAAP program since 2019. Jodi has extensive experience working…

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Cindy Jung, M.A., PLPC

Cindy Jung, M.A., PLPC DIRECTOR OF COUNSELING SERVICES Cindy joined The Center in 2017 as a job coach in the employment department, while completing her master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling. In May 2019, she earned her master’s in rehabilitation counseling from Maryville University. She is a (Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC) and a certified…

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Ron Glenn

Ron Glenn COMMUNITY SUPPORTS MANAGER Ron Glenn has more than 15 years of experience working with and supporting people with disabilities to live, work and participate in their communities. He has a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Missouri – St. Louis. Ron joined the Center in early 2017, originally as a quality assurance…

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Jennifer Pipe

Jennifer Pipe COMMUNITY SUPPORTS COORDINATOR Jennifer Pipe has been working with the developmental disability population for over 10 years. She has a bachelor’s degree in human services. In 2005, she started her career as a direct support professional in residential homes. By 2008, Jennifer began working in an independent supported living arrangement program (ISLA), assisting clients who live independent…

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Heather Cowan

Heather Cowan DIRECTOR OF TRAINING AND TRANSITION SERVICES Heather Cowan has been working in the field of disability services and advocacy since 2002. Her background includes providing ABA therapy, residential home management, employment services, vocational training, program leadership, and transition services. Heather has created and facilitated trainings for area school districts on job-coaching…

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Debbie Boyd

Debbie Boyd DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYMENT SUPPORT SERVICES Debbie has 34 years of experience working in the social service field providing specialized services for people with disabilities. She has a bachelor’s degree in applied behavioral science and management. Debbie has worked for the Center for over 16 years, with significant experience in providing a…

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