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Hero Videos

Diana Pitt


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“Independent Living Heroes” are in most every town inAmerica. SKIL would like to introduce you to one. Maybe it is two.

Diana Pitt, lives in her own home with her daughter Jane.Useing the community supports available inYates Center,Kansasand the in home care throughSKILResourceCenterthey are “Independent Living Heroes”. 

Diana says in my own home there are; “No strings to hold me back. If I want to visit family, friends or just go outside, I can do it.” 

Diana and Jane work together. Jane provides the physical support when; “Mom is having a clumsy day.” Dianna provides the role model that has assisted her daughter in becoming more involved and a part of the community they live in. 

In addition to volunteering at local non-profit organizations and delivering Meals on Wheels, Jane is planning a trip toTopekato advocate for allKansasresidents that have a disability. 

Diana just wants everyone to know; “If I can do it you can do it.”

If you would like to watch a brief video of Diana and Jane as they share their thoughts and adventures on Independent Living, visit our Proving By Doing Pages. 

If you have someone, you would like to suggest as an “Independent Living Hero” email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or contact any of the SKIL outreach offices.

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