On this week's episode of "Resource Central," Joe Reinecker talks to SKIL President/CEO Shari Coatney about the 2016 American Disabilities Act (ADA) Day celebration being held in Parsons on July 26th.
Summary by Andy Rausch
This week on Resource Central, Joe talks to Director of Independent Living (IL) and Quality Assurance Mary Reynolds. They first discuss the ins-and-outs of the Independent Living program. She explains that SKIL offers five core Independent Living services; these are: advocacy, de-institutionalization, Independent Living skills training, information and referral services, and peer counseling.
They then discuss the importance of voting and how voting decisions can significantly impact the disabled community.
On this week's episode of "Resource Central," Joe Reinecker sits down and talks with Independent Living Coordinator Gwain January about the annual SKIL picnic in Columbus (5-26-16). January explains that the importance of voting was heavily discussed at the picnic. President/CEO Shari Coatney spoke to the crowd, as did a handful of candidates for county, state, and Senate offices.