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Impact Story: Meet Tim

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, MRI’s April Impact story highlights one of our persons served who has been receiving services for over 20 years! Meet Tim! Tim was diagnosed with autism at the age of 6. His journey with MRI began in 1999 when he joined the situational assessment program, and shortly after that, […]

Posted: April 23, 2021 | View More »

Impact Story: Meet Lawrence

Meet Lawrence! Lawrence has received services from MRI for the past 16 years. Everyone who has ever interacted with or heard Lawrence’s story will tell you he has overcome a life-time’s worth of obstacles and has so much to be proud of. MRI is so happy and proud to share Lawrence’s story of becoming independent […]

Posted: March 25, 2021 | View More »

Spread The Word: Inclusion 2021 Connection

Last week, March 3rd, was spread the word: inclusion day. Spread the word to end the word is a campaign with the belief that “the world would be better if all people were valued, respected, embraced, and included.” however, the group that lacks inclusion most are individuals with developmental disabilities. This is why each year […]

Posted: March 9, 2021 | View More »

#NDEAM Spotlight: Meet Shawn

Meet Shawn! Shawn has worked at Walmart for 3 months as a cart retriever. He also assists in carrying out groceries for customers! Shawn first came to MRI back in 2013. After working a couple of jobs that didn’t work out, Shawn decided that he wanted to go back to school. With help from the […]

Posted: October 30, 2020 | View More »

MRI receives $25,000 grant from America In Bloom and Canadian National Railroad

Decatur, IL – MRI was selected to receive a $25,000 grant from the America in Bloom (AIB) and Canadian National Railroad (CN) “From the Ground Up” grant program. The announcement will further be explained on Tuesday, June 30th at 10AM in Meaningful Meadows. The grant is supporting landscaping throughout the 1.5 acre center that provides educational and […]

Posted: July 1, 2020 | View More »

MRI COVID-19 Update 3.15.20

Posted: March 16, 2020 | View More »

March Employee of the Month

Happy March! Spring is just around the corner! With a new month beginning, MRI has chosen a new employee of the month. Congratulations to Heike Owens, MRI’s March Employee of the Month. Heike is a member of our Community Day Services department. Heike was nominated by several people in her department for all of her outstanding […]

Posted: March 9, 2020 | View More »

Spotlight: Prairie Melody & MRI

Thank you Prairie Melody Birdseed for providing work opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities at MRI! This past fall 2019, MRI had the opportunity to partner with Prairie Melody Birdseed and packaged 40,000 units for Prairie Melody’s new 99 Cents Only stores launch. Prairie Melody gave 16 of our individuals served a great job opportunity! […]

Posted: March 9, 2020 | View More »

MRI Kid’s Connection Summer Open House

Are you interested in having your child attend a camp during the day this summer? Join MRI Kids Connection on Wednesday, March 4 from 4:30 – 6:30PM to get more information about our Summer Camps we will be offering. Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) – Daily 90 minute sessions with a trained tech, assessments, plans and […]

Posted: March 2, 2020 | View More »

Overcome Obstacles with MRI on Friday, April 24th

Join MRI, WAND TV and Cromwell Radio in overcoming obstacles in Central Park on Friday, April 24th. All funds raised from this years event will support the programs and services MRI provides over 800 children and adults in Macon county every year. How can you help Overcome Obstacles? Click on one of the titles below to begin.1. COLLECT PLEDGES TO COMPETE: Start […]

Posted: February 27, 2020 | View More »