SKIL was created by; is driven by; and is focused on persons with disabilities, their families, and communities. We provide Advocacy, Education, and Support with Customer Controlled services to break down and remove existing barriers and bridge social gaps to ensure and preserve Equality and Independence for all.

If you are not working or working reduced hours due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits.
Get more info here: https://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/

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Due to the potential spread of the Corona Virus, all SKIL Offices will be closed to visitors and the general public until further notice.

SKIL staff will continue providing services while the offices are closed. Communication, during this time, will take place through phone, email or fax.
If needing to turn in or receive a hire packet and/or other paperwork, we encourage you to send your information by email to your local SKIL office.
When bringing paperwork to SKIL offices during regular business hours, call that office, and someone will come to the door to assist you.

 Thank You for your patience in these extraordinary times! 
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2017 Final Call for Proposals - Request Pro Bono Custom Assistive Device Design

The University of Kansas (KU) Biomechanical Rehabilitation Engineering Advancement in Kansas (BREAK) program is about to enter its sixth and last year of designing and building custom rehabilitation and assistive devices for Kansans with Disabilities.  If you have or know of someone who has need to a custom assistive device (generally technology that is not commercially available to meet specific needs), please initiate a proposal by replying to this email.  Proposals are NOT lengthy, and do not require large amounts of time.

Also, if your organization has a need for a custom device/system to benefit many people with disabilities (or you know of a community need), please initiate a proposal by replying to this email

Full details of the BREAK program, example projects from past years, and instructions for full proposals can be found at
http://breakme.dept.ku.edu/

Proposals must be submitted by 5 PM August 11, for full consideration.  Note that not all proposals can be addressed by our limited number of student teams and financial resources.
If you have questions, feel free to contact me!