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.




Computers for Visually Impaired

Parsons, Ks – Vicki Souter with the Southeast Kansas Assistive Technology Access Site at SKIL in Parsons shared some information she received regarding computers for visually impaired. This program refurbishes computers, installs Open Office,  NVDA screen reader, demo version of Window-Eyes (will function for 30 minutes then shuts down), 60 day demo version of ZoomText. They ask for a donation of $100. This is the Texas Center for the Visually Challenged. They will send the refurbished computer right to the person's door. As of mid August, they had shipped 4,100 computers to visually impaired individuals. They only shipped to US or Canada. Call Lee Mann at 212.340.6328 for full information.

Ticket to Work

Social Security’s Ticket to Work “Find Help” Tool Connects You to Employment Services You Need

Guest Blog by the Social Security Administration’s Ticket to Work Team

Are you a Social Security disability beneficiary (SSI/SSDI), age 18 through 64, who wants to work? Information about the Ticket to Work Program can be found on line at 

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Over 50 Organizations Unite for Historic Presidential Forum on Disability Issues

Forum with live webcast scheduled for September 28, 2012
The National Forum on Disability Issues, scheduled for September 28th in Columbus, Ohio is set to provide presidential and state candidates with the opportunity to present their positions on a wide variety of disability issues directly to the disability community.
The Forum has also officially launched their new, interactive website: and encourages Americans with disabilities, their families and caregivers, and the organizations that serve them to visit the site and attend the Forum.

Read more: Over 50 Organizations Unite for Historic Presidential Forum on Disability Issues

KanCare Informational Meetings

To:    Stakeholders with interest in KDADS-administered services
Re:    Informational Sessions Regarding KanCare

The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS) invites you to attend one of the following informational sessions for people receiving services, family members/friends, providers, advocacy groups and others interested in the disability, aging, mental health and substance use disorder services we administer.  The purposes of these sessions are to provide updates and information about the implementation of the KanCare comprehensive managed care program effective January 1, 2013, and to respond to any questions you have. 

Read more: KanCare Informational Meetings