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The Udouj Family

The Udouj Family

The Udouj family moved from Florida to Arkansas in 2007. As Gary began his new position in the Fort Smith School District, Tina continued to work remotely for the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. Their eldest son, Isaac, is a senior at the...

Meet Reba Denton Work Development Manager!

Meet Reba Denton Work Development Manager!

Question:  How long have you been with Bost? 20+ years Question:  How did you first get involved with Bost, and what sparked that interest? An Ex-employee talked to me about coming to work in what was Fort Smith Skills, as substitute instructor. While working here I...

Rebecca Hansel, Lifelong Heart of Compassion

Rebecca Hansel, Lifelong Heart of Compassion

Rebecca Hansel began at Bost in 2002 through a temporary service, working weekends with a young lady in a wheelchair.  She would come in Saturday morning and leave Monday morning.  A friend of hers, who worked with the same young lady, let her know of the job and...

Julie and April, Always Giving Back

Julie and April, Always Giving Back

Featured here is Julie Snyder and April Coffman. This is their third year to volunteer at Operation Christmas Child in Harrison. Operation Christmas Child is a program that provides shoe boxes filled with toys, hygiene items, and school supplies while spreading the...

Bethany, Employee on the Rise!

Bethany, Employee on the Rise!

Back in November 2018, TJ Maxx in Russellville reached out to Arkansas Rehabilitation Services looking for an employee. Bethany was referred to TJ Maxx for an interview, where she successfully obtained a temporary position for the holidays working in the fitting...

KJ & Patti, Giving Back in Harrison

KJ & Patti, Giving Back in Harrison

This is KJ Garvin and Bost DSP Patti Hughes.  They volunteer at the local soup kitchen in Harrison. KJ is an also active consumer in the community and enjoys helping with anything his church hosts, such as a recent Kid’s Camp. He loved working with the children and...

What Are Our Needs?

What Are Our Needs?

It may be hard to believe, but 2019 marks 60 years that BOST has been an integral part of this amazing community, providing services to those that need the most help. While many things have changed over the last 60 years, what has remained consistent is this...

Blake, Taking Pride in Helping

Blake, Taking Pride in Helping

Blake Bradshaw has proudly served as a member of the Bost Board of Directors for eight years. Blake currently works at the Lowell Waiver office with the help of Supportive Employment staff.  He's worked in the office for fifteen years now and continues to take pride...

Judy Moulton, Long Term Employee

Judy Moulton, Long Term Employee

Question:  How long have you been with Bost?  24 1/2 years Question:  How did you first get involved with Bost, and what sparked that interest?  I was driving by the 74th street Bost and it always caught my attention.  I was curious about what the facility was all...

Why Kids Lie and What Parents Can Do About It

Why Kids Lie and What Parents Can Do About It

Sometimes the onset of lying is sudden and intense, reports Matthew Rouse, PhD, a clinical psychologist at the Child Mind Institute. “It’s a new thing where they were pretty truthful most of the time before and then suddenly they’re lying about a lot of stuff,” he...

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