Empowering Kansans with disabilities to live independently

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.

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Following A Dream

By Beth | July 25, 2022

Randy has been working on a book series for years and is getting closer and closer to a publication date.  He is now in the process of editing the first book which can be very tedious.  This task can be even more difficult with a vision loss like Randy has.  Randy was able to obtain…

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Governor Laura Kelly Celebrates the Launch of the 9-8-8 Mental Health Lifeline in Kansas

By Mandy Smith | July 15, 2022

Governor Laura Kelly ceremonially signed Senate Bill 19, bipartisan legislation that launches 9-8-8 as the official 24/7 three-digit dialing code for the National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. Beginning Saturday, July 16, Kansans and all Americans can call 9-8-8 during mental health and substance abuse emergencies. Governor Kelly joined Sedgwick County Commissioners, legislators, and local advocates…

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Events for individuals who are blind or have low vision

By Mandy Smith | June 30, 2022

I will be hosting three events in July for individuals who are blind or have low vision. As I’ve posted in the past, I run RCIL’s program, iKan-RCIL, which is for anyone 55 years and older who has a vision loss that affects their daily living. I will be hosting two independent living classes in…

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