KanCare educational meetings for members scheduled in 16 cities
TOPEKA, Kan. -- The KanCare program will be hosting educational meetings for members in 16 cities across Kansas from February 18-21. Announcements about these meetings are being mailed to each KanCare household. This is the first educational tour since KanCare launched on January 1.
While previous tours focused on what Medicaid consumers would need to know about KanCare starting in 2013, the upcoming round of meetings will be dedicated to helping members with questions they have regarding the ongoing transition, including the 90-day choice period for health plan coverage.
Sessions in Southeast Kansas are scheduled in Parsons February 19 in the Betty Anderson Room at the Parsons Recreation Center, 200 S Heacock and February 20 at the Fort Scott Community College Ellis Fine Arts Center, Meeting Rooms, 2108 S. Horton. Two meetings are being held on the same day in each city.
Reflecting on the Connections between UsReflecting on the Connections between UsCategories: Community Life
By Kathleen Martinez, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy. Reposted from the U.S. Department of Labor’s blog, (Work in Progress)
In the critically acclaimed film, “The Sessions,” actor and Golden Globe nominee John Hawkes delivers a sensitive and moving portrayal of real-life journalist and poet Mark O’Brien. As a result of contracting polio as a child, O’Brien was paralyzed from the neck down and dependent on an iron lung, which he could leave for only limited amounts of time.
While the film is partly about living with physical limitations, it is also about something much more profound — how the connections forged between people have the power to lift the spirit, despite the considerable challenges life can bring.
SKIL expands its Fiscal Management Services to Cherokee County
PARSONS, Kan. -- SKIL Resource Center, Inc., has recently expanded direct access to its Financial Management Services to individuals in the Cherokee County area.
SKIL Fiscal Management Services helps those living independently who hire direct service workers for assistance around their home. It handles payroll services such as collecting time sheets, issuing payments and coordinating the necessary state and federal withholding.
EXPANDED ELIGIBILTY FOR 2013 THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS SCHOLARSHIPS
Through the Looking Glass and its National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families have expanded the eligibility requirement for its 2013 Scholarships for Students who have Parents with Disabilities. In addition to students enrolled in a two- or four-year college, students who attend an accredited technical or vocational school are also eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Weekly Advocacy Monitor: Volume 11, Issue 4; January 23, 2013
A benefit of NCIL membership
Happy Ed Roberts Day from the National Council on Independent Living!
Disability Community Celebrates 57th Presidential Inauguration in Style
- ACTION ALERT – Seclusion and Restraint in Schools
- Whole Person Headquarters
- Scholarship Opportunities for Children Who’s Parents are Disabled
- Home for the Holidays 2012
- The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)
- KanCare Workgroup Membership - February 15, 2013 deadline to nominate members
- AbleGamers Announces Accessible Mainstream Game of the YearAbleGamers Announces Accessible Mainstream Game of the Year
- ODEP Launches Media Campaign Encouraging Youth with Disabilities to Pursue Career Goals
- FISHING HAS NO BOUNDARIES: JUNE 2013
- Thinking outside the Box
- SKIL, Parsons Police Officers to present Cool Collectables Show in February
- FPI Reception
- Benefits.gov's New YouTube Channel
- Adult Abuse Awareness & Prevention
- New KanCare ombudsman appointed
- HUD, Houston Housing Authority settle discrimination complaint involving deaf resident
- KanCare Ready for January 1 Start
- Alert on Incorrect Phone Number in Packets to Clients
- The SKIL Annual Christmas Dinner with Greg Jones
- U.S. Senate Fails to Pass Disability Treaty
- SKIL to Close Yates Center Office
- Family Peace Initiative Program to Continue Operation
- November 2012 SKIL Newsletter
- Susan Schulze has been a large part of SKIL’s growth
- From USICD: Thank you!!! CRPD is on the move!
- Create a W2 Account to download electronic W2
- Ms. Wheelchair Kansas seeking contestants, nominations for contestants
- State readies KanCare information website; schedules listening session & webinar
- National Family Caregivers Month: Because Caregivers Matter
- Medicaid enrollees to have KanCare packets by month's end
- Vets 101
- Colyer, Disability Mentoring Day Committee earn state award
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt our 32nd President
- Weekly Advocacy Monitor
- Using a paint brush or a camera, Skip Smith is an advocate for SKIL
- My Home for the Holidays
- Help NCD Kick Off Our Online "Family Faces of Disability" Photo Album
- Notice of Stakeholder Meetings
- KanCare Calls
- To Matter, Your Right to Vote Requires Access and Voting Questionnaire
- Know Your Rights When You Vote November 6th
- Voting Accessibility Questionnaire
- New Information Resource Available for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities
- Pam Spohn
- Get Out to Vote
- KanCare Fact Sheet and Time Line
- NCD Wants to Hear About Your Voting Experiences!
- Breast Cancer Awareness
- Jim Kleinsorge
- Protecting the Right to Vote