The Resource Center for Independent Living is a non-profit organization that provides services to individuals with disabilities, their families and their communities. Our goal is to empower persons with disabilities to the maximum extent possible to control their lives and live independently.
The KU Transition to Postsecondary Education (KU TPE) has a mission to ensure that students with intellectual disabilities (ID) have opportunities for inclusive postsecondary education at the University of Kansas and prepare for their careers and adult lives through academic, career and student life experiences. They are hosting informational meetings in-person or via zoom for…Read Article
An RCIL Independent Living Specialist (ILS) was contacted by “Jeff” who said he had recently been approved for disability, but he was struggling to keep up with his expenses. He also had just learned he would soon be losing his KanCare at the end of the pandemic declaration. Jeff asked his ILS about his options…Read Article
Every year the Kansas Youth Empowerment Academy (KYEA) presents the Spirit of Hope Award, in memory of John Peterson. This award celebrates people from all walks of life that recognize the potential and worth of youth with disabilities in Kansas. Adam Burnett, Director of Core Services, received the Spirit of Hope Award from KYEA during…Read Article