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.






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.  DSW Essential Worker - Proof Form


ALL Exception forms are due by the 5th & the 20th of the Month.
Exception forms received late will be paid on the Late Batch, which is called in ON paydays.

Any time sheet received past 10:00 am on Paydays WILL pay the FOLLOWING pay date.

This change is in accordance with The Federal Reserve requirements of our Financial Institution.
Please be sure to use the Authenticare Call system for prompt payment.




Voting Accessibility Questionnaire

Dear Colleagues, The election’s around the corner! The National Council on Disability (NCD), in collaboration with the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) and EIN SOF Communications, Inc., wants to hear about people with disabilities voting experiences during the upcoming 2012 General Election. Through a brief, open-ended questionnaire, NCD and our partners will collect information about voter’s experiences, including any physical, attitudinal, or other barriers they may have faced when attempting to exercise your constitutional right to vote.

Read more: Voting Accessibility Questionnaire

New Information Resource Available for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities

New Information Resource Now Available
TOPEKA – Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Resources Secretary Shawn Sullivan announced Thursday that a new resource is available to help Kansans. Effective November 1, the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) is now available to provide Kansans with information and referrals. ADRC staff members can also put residents in contact with local Options Counselors.

Read more: New Information Resource Available for Older Adults and Persons with Disabilities

Pam Spohn

Pam SpohnShe was the first person hired to work for the SKIL Resource Center back in 1993, and since the day she came aboard Pam Spohn has put her imprint on the organization.
Although there are changes on the horizon at SKIL, Pam will continue as a strong asset to the Parsons disability and independent living communities.
Pam has worn many hats in her 19 years with the organization, with her latest being a two-fold gig. She serves as the assistant to business manager Bill Cochran during the morning hours before taking her spot at the SKIL reception desk after lunch.

Read more: Pam Spohn

Get Out to Vote

Share your voice – vote on Election Day.
By Nancy Burns
Since November is when the country goes to vote for president again, here’s my take.
Once, Will Rogers said the best thing about the candidates is that only one can win.
While I agree with him, which one do we choose? The first time I voted in a national and local election, I was just out of high school. My parents told me to vote for who I thought would be the right person for the job.
Although I still go by that advice, it’s getting harder to pick who you think is the right person for the job.

Read more: Get Out to Vote

KanCare Fact Sheet and Time Line

KanCareIn late October or early November, KanCare will mail packets to existing Medicaid enrollees and members of waiver populations.  Click Here For Detailed Fact Sheet

The packets will include:

  • Information on the KanCare program
  • A chart comparing the extra benefits offered by the three MCOs
  • A letter telling the member which health plan they have been assigned to Brochures containing additional details about each MCO
  • Members should decide which MCO is best for them by reviewing the materials included in the packet, and by:
  • Calling the MCO to see if their doctor is part of the plan's network Comparing the extra benefits offered by each MCO
  • Members will have until at least February 14, 2013 to change health plans. Members can switch by:
  • Visiting
  • Calling KanCare Consumer Assistance at 1-866-305-5147 (TTY 1-800-766-3777) Returning the KanCare Enrollment Form they receive in their packet