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At Unearth Potential, we believe in nurturing not just the individual, but the entire family and community. Whether you're seeking local resources to support your child's unique journey or looking for inclusive events where the whole family can join in the fun, this page is dedicated to offering a curated list that meets those needs. Together, we strive to build an embracing community where everyone belongs.


Looking for more information or support for families and friends of children with autism or disabilities? Here are some local and national resources we recommend.

Missouri First Steps

Missouri Department of Mental Health Joplin Regional Office

Southwest Missouri Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)



  • Newton County

  • Jasper County:
    Developmental Disability Resource Board of Jasper County (DDRBJC)
    1727 West 26th Street 
    Joplin, MO 64804
    Phone: (417) 206-2886


Connections Abilities Resources:
Developmental Disability Resource Board of Jasper County: call (417) 206-2886


CSS: Community Support Services 


Easter Seals Midwest


Autistic Self Advocacy Network


Inclusive activities for the whole family in the Joplin area

Jaxon’s Badgers

A community of individuals who feel included, safe, supported, and loved regardless of their differences as they learn to create healthy habits for their bodies and their minds. 

Creative Learning Alliance

Hands-on STEM and STEAM activities for kids of all ages.


House of Bounce

This indoor facility is a giant play space filled with a variety of inflatable bounce houses, slides, obstacle courses, and more.

Soar Trampoline

Giant indoor trampoline park with multiple activities for all ages.

Ocean Adventure Indoor Playground

Ocean themed play structure features 3 levels of immersive play including a triple 26′ slide into an 80,000 ball pit, mini slides, large spiral slide, mazes, tunnels, rope and obstacle courses, lookout portholes and many more interactive activities. There is a separate play area for toddlers.

Journey Through Slime

Pennington Station

Gaming space featuring VR, mixed reality, simulation racing and flying, e-sports, console lounge, PC gaming.

Inclusive Activities
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