Are you a student with disabilities going to college or wanting to transition to college?
Check out this website as a good resource for information -- https://weconnectnow.wordpress.com/ .
The creator of the website reached out to the Statewide Independent Living Centers of Kansas (SILCK), which shared it with SKIL and other Centers for Independent Living.
We hope you'll find it helpful!
UMass Medical School is conducting an online survey to learn about the health care experiences of mothers with physical or mobility disabilities before, during, and after pregnancy. This survey is part of a research study.
Southeast Kansas Fishing Has No Boundaries will be hosting its 11th Annual Fishing Event for anglers with disabilities on June 6 at Big Hill Lake in Labette County.
The SEK chapter, chaired by Shari Coatney, is offering opportunities to help sponsor activities that will include breakfast, lunch and a cook-out at the end of the day.
The original concept was developed by Bobby Cammack, a fishing guide in Hayward, Wis. In 1986, he broke his leg and discovered he had trouble pursuing his passion of fishing. Two years later he hosted a fishing event designed to enable people with disabilities to enjoy the great outdoors.
United Healthcare Foundation announced the round 3 grantees for funding today in Parsons. Following a presentation of a check for $122,273.00 the representatives of United Healthcare Foundation and Assistive Technology for Kansas toured the SEK Assistive Technology Access site.
Guest learned how the Assistive Technology (ATK) site includes Agrabiltiy, the KEE Program, and the KLoan Program.
ATK connects people with disabilities and health conditions of all ages with the assistive technology they need to learn, work, play and participate in community life safely and independently.
Some of the equipment at the AT Site includes CCTVs, TAP phones, DME, etc.. Staff were able to do many hands on demonstrations to help people understand what ATK does from the big picture perspective.
Gwain January, independent living coordinator in the Columbus office, retired from SKIL March 31.
There will be a retirement celebration for him Tuesday, April 14, 1:30 p.m. at the Parsons SKIL office, 1801 Main, in the CRO Room on the second floor.
January served the disability community for 18 years before his retirement. Everyone is invited to attend, have some cake and wish Gwain well!