I am often asked to describe the experience of raising a child with a disability – to try to help people who have not shared the unique experience to understand it, to imagine how it would feel. It’s like this ... when you are going to have a baby, it’s like planning a fabulous vacation trip – to Italy. You buy a bunch of guidebooks and make your wonderful plans. The Coliseum. Michelangelo’s “David.” The gondolas in Venice. You may learn some handy phrases in Italian.
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It's easier to get in to Harvard than it is to become an H-E-B Intern, statistically speaking. But it isn't hard to see why these talented, hard-working, dynamic people were chosen to as the elite group that makes up the 2018 H-E-B Summer Interns.

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We do a lot of things well here at Mission Road. Celebrating is at the top of the list!  CLICK HERE for our carnival photo album on Facebook.

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"Sweet Caroline! Bum Bum Bum!"

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“Getting to do something I enjoy to benefit a place that has given so much to me could not be more ideal!” –Claire Blecher

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"There is honor, victory and pride in every job, no matter how humble."  CLICK HERE to view our Unicorn Center 2018 Video

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Viva King Antonio & Texas Cavaliers River Parade! A big thank you to King Antonio, Richard Sparr, and his family and entourage, for topping off Fiesta with a happy to visit with our children. The children had a terrific and happy afternoon singing with King Antonio and sharing the spirit of Fiesta. Thank you for including our children in all you do.

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Viva Fiesta! Sheila, Ruth and Michael topped off the 2018 Texas Cavaliers River Parade with style, energy and joy. Brooks Development Authority invited Mission Road to participate as riders on their River Parade barge last night, and Sheila, Ruth and Michael represented us. And they did us proud!! They had been practicing their parade waves for more than a week.

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A JOYOUS Easter was had by all our clients and customers! Our friends from Zachry Corporation joined us at Mission Road for a fun Eggstavagaza where we enjoyed a visit from the Easter Bunny and hunting LOTS of eggs! Our Unicorn Center customers Leenette, Amy, Lisa, Brian, Arthur and Adriana joined the Virginia Gill Senior Center for an Easter Party. While more of our Unicorn Center customers made beautiful Easter baskets of their own design.

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Mission Road is particpating in the Childsafe Cardboard Kids campaign again this year! Cardboard Kids are 2-foot tall cardboard figures shaped like children that represent one of the thousands of children that are abused and neglected at the hands of adults in our community each year. Our clients have created their cardboard kids using their own imagniation and creativity. 

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