We provide personalized, quality services for people with developmental disabilities.

The SB40 Board (Developmental Connections) is a political sub-division of the county, empowered to collect a county-wide property tax for the establishment and/or operation of a sheltered workshop, residential facilities and/or related services for the care or employment of Taney County residents with developmental disabilities. The Board’s goal is to assist and support local nonprofit agencies in the development of resources to enhance the lives and opportunities available to persons with developmental disabilities in Taney County.Our vision is that Taney County residents and families of individuals with developmental disabilities will look upon Developmental Connections as a central resource of information, referral and support for services and the development of opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities.


Developmental Connections Receives Near-Perfect Housing Audit Scores

On January 13, 2016, officials from HUD REAC (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Real Estate Assessment Center) visited Combs-Redfern Apartments, a facility providing housing for people with developmental disabilities, for its annual inspection.  A score of 99A out of 100 was awarded and Max Lytle, Executive Director of Developmental Connections, credits the hard […]


Meet Our Team – Melody Case, Director of Residential Services

Melody Case and her team manage housing, care and recreational activities for 38 residents in two independent living apartment complexes. Click here for more information on housing through Developmental Connections. How many years have you served people with developmental disabilities and in what capacities? I have been in the field for 27 years. I started […]


What is #GivingTuesday?

#GivingTuesday Kicks Off December 1st! After four years of giving, #GivingTuesday is going strong! A national, actually global, day of giving ignited by social media and collaboration. Traditionally held on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving it piggy-backs on the shopping spectacles of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. #GivingTuesday is a great opportunity to kick off the giving season, when many people […]