CPR Courses Held for SKIL Clients and Employees
On this episode of "Resource Central," host Joe Reinecker talks to Diana Clanton. Clanton is the Independent Living Coordinator (ILC) at the Sedan SKIL office. Here she talks primarily about CPR classes she is holding in Parsons for staff and clients.
K-Loan Program Provides Loans to the Disabled
On this episode of "Resource Central," host Joe Reinecker talks to Jeanette Graue, who is the Program Manager for the K-Loan program in Parsons. She discusses the program, which is designed to provide loans to disabled individuals to help them obtain equipment or devices that would enhance their lives.
Streets Now More Accessible in Ft. Scott
On this episode of "Resource Central," host Joe Reinecker speaks with Rhonda Dunn. Dunn is the Director of Development for the city of Ft. Scott. She discusses the "Safe Routes to School" program, designed to make school neighborhoods more accessible for disabled students and parents.
Kansas Money Follows the Person (MFP)
The Sustainability Program to Follow
MFP is a demonstration grant from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) that since 2008 has helped more than 1,000 individuals living in long-term care institutional settings in Kansas to choose transition to living in the community and to enable them to overcome the obstacles keeping them from moving.
The program has served individuals who would otherwise be residing in nursing facilities (NF) or ICF/IDD (private or state hospital) for individuals with developmental disabilities. Grant participants were required to have Medicaid and to qualify for one of the following four (4) HCBS waiver programs: Frail Elder waiver (FE), Physical Disabilities waiver (PD), I/DD waiver, or Traumatic Brain Injury waiver (TBI)
The current demonstration grant as funded by CMS is coming to an end in all 43 participating states. The end date in Kansas for transitions to the community is June 30, 2017. Consumers who transition by that date will still receive the supports of the MFP program for 365 days and a seamless transition onto the appropriate waiver without going on a waiting list.
Upcoming IL Conversations
CIL-NET Presents...an IL Conversation via Teleconference -
Parenting with a Disability
Presented by Kelly Buckland, Sarah Launderville, Susan Yuan, Kimberly Tissot
September 21, 2017 3:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern
Join us to discuss:
- Work the NCIL Taskforce on Parenting with a Disability is involved in
- Opportunities available for advocacy
- Rights of parents with disabilities
- Where we need to go from here
Join the conversation via our teleconference line 281.404.1544 using PIN 9558554.