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Helping Tatum Thrive

As a toddler, Tatum Blanco was diagnosed with autism and at the time could not use words to communicate his needs, wants, or emotions. Often frustrated, Tatum would exhibit aggressive…

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Meet Capper’s Greenest Thumb

Everyone knows what makes plants grow – air, water, sunlight, and nutrient-rich soil. Add John, our unofficial “Master Gardener” into the mix and the Capper gardens are in full bloom…

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Easton’s Story

On November 7, 2022, Andrew and Candice Beightel thought their 13-year-old daughter, Easton just needed a day home from school as she wasn’t feeling well. That afternoon, Easton had a…

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Elizabeth Mowery: Discovering success in DNA

“Don’t let anyone tell you that you are worthless because you have a disability!” These words of wisdom have become a motto for Elizabeth Mowery and others that are living…

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Jasper Shrake: Finding his own path to excel

“Jasper brightens my day whenever I see him. He helps me see how beautiful the world is through the eyes of a child. He notices the sky and clouds, the…

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Edison’s Story: Cleared for Takeoff

Get ready to be inspired! WIBW-TV’s Melissa Brunner sat down with Edison and his family as they shared their story of the life-changing event of September 26, 2022, and the…

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Always Amazing: Amira

For nearly three years, Amira Payne has received Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy at Capper Foundation where she is building her abilities in a meaningful, joyful play-based environment.…

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Matt Wiedeman: Expanding horizons

For most people getting out to socialize and engage in their community is easy. For others, it can be uncomfortable and sometimes impossible. When Matt Wiedeman started attending Adult Day…

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Meet Riley Butler… Building abilities and changing lives

On May 6, 2019, a one-year-old little girl began changing lives in ways no one thought possible. Ryan and Carla Butler, along with their children, welcomed their foster child, Riley,…

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Therapy Triumphs: MEET NOLAN

For nearly three years, Nolan has been building abilities at Capper Foundation taking part in Speech-Language, Occupational and Physical therapies. Now at age four he has made incredible strides in…

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