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.



Services Outline

Services available at SKIL are customer driven.

Change begins with you this section deals with the value and process of advocacy. Advocay is the heartbeat of SKIL. This page provides information about individual human rights and systems advocacy at the local, state and national levels, as well as other links to advocacy sites. The Peer Counseling services at SKIL include both individual and group services. These pages describe procedures and planned outcomes of counseling that include sharing life experiences and problem solutions with other persons with disabilities. SKIL’s Independent Living Skills Training Services cover life skills training, such as budgeting, cooking and shopping, as well as employment education designed to prepare individuals to hold a job. This section describes the services of SKIL in detail. The Home and Community-Based Services section explains the SKIL philosophy and different options available. Descriptions of the Medicaid Waivers are also posted here. The Assistive Technology (AT) Access Site offers a variety of AT services. A description of available services, an explanation of SKIL’s AT Department and links to the Kansas project are posted in this section. Frequently Asked Questions addresses some common questions about SKIL’s Information and Referral Services. Answers to Transportation, Housing, ADA, Employment, Social Security, Medicaid/Medicare and other FAQs are posted, along with links to the Americans with Disabilities Act and other topics of consumer interest. For information about the Kansas Food Assistance Program and a printable brochure click here.