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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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Gaining Independence: MEET JAXON

Jaxon began receiving services from Capper Foundation when he was three. At the time, he had yet to walk or talk. He was mostly able to communicate by pointing to…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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