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Pediatric Progress: MEET FAITH

The youngest of four siblings, Faith has received incredible support and acceptance from her family since before she was born. Twenty weeks into pregnancy, her parents, Anna and Adam, were told Faith would face unique physical challenges, including Bilateral Clubfoot. “We knew from the beginning that Faith was going to be our special little one,”…

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Meet Jerry and Ann Palmer

This story was featured in our FY2020 Annual Impact Report. Topekans since 1966, Ann Palmer and her husband, Jerry, have become more than familiar with Capper Foundation over the years. In addition to Ann’s prior role on the Capper Board of Trustees, the Palmers were warmly welcomed as Heritage Society Inductees this past fiscal year.…

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Meet Marti

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Capper Foundation has transitioned to a service delivery model known as “teletherapy,” allowing our therapists to safely connect with children through video conferencing. In his journey to overcome a speech delay, Marti has been working with Speech-Language Pathologist Jenny Stous, continually making huge strides in his sessions. Marti’s mother, Sudia, says,…

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Maddie’s Story

This story was featured in our FY2020 Annual Impact Report. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Capper has taken every precaution to protect the health of persons served and staff. As part of our Exposure Prevention Plan, we closed our facilities to public access, and some of our programs have yet to resume, but that hasn’t put a…

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Jeremiah’s Story

Jeremiah has been building abilities with Capper Foundation for the last three years, starting shortly after his mother discovered he was in need of speech therapy. Since then, our staff have enjoyed working with him and his family to help meet their goals. “I just walked in and spoke to Mary, the Intake Coordinator, and…

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OE’s Story

Meeting Olga Ellise (nicknamed OE) immediately puts a smile on your face.  We featured OE in 2013 in a past newsletter, and thought you would like to hear an update on this miracle child, now 11 years old. Her story began at the age of four when a Kansas family became aware she was to…

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