Community Resources

Select one of the services below to learn more


The Arc of Douglas County

Provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Audio-Reader 

Reading and information service for the visually impaired.

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center

Non-profit, outpatient mental health services for residents of Douglas County.

Cottonwood Incorporated

Provides services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

Headquarters Counseling Center

Offers suicide prevention and emotional chat support for the people of Douglas county and the State of Kansas.

Independence, Incorporated

Supports people with varying disabilities to support living fulfilling, independent lives.

Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns

Provides disability related information to the people of Kansas. See their service maps for location of various services near KU.

Tiny-k Early Intervention, Inc.

Free developmental support and services for children with a disability or with a need for help in a developmental area.


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Events
News

The Kansas Autism Conference will be held March 3 and Johnson County Community College. Register now through March 1

Get information about receiving audio description at home on your television from the American Council for the Blind

Audio description available at The Theater Lawrence, the Lied Center, and Starlight!  See Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader for more details.  

Read about the signing of the rule regarding movie captioning and audio description

Disability Studies Seminar at the Hall Center for Humanities on Nov 17

AXIS Dance Company - Changing the face of dance and disability event. 

Audio Description services provided by Audio Reader will be available for various theater and museum events in Lawrence. 

Register now for Audio Description training

Chancellor's message regarding 26th Anniversary of the ADA

Proclamation from the Governor

Proclamation of the 26th anniversary of the ADA will take place at the Lawrence City Hall meeting on July 19th at 5:45.

KU Law Professor Mike Hoeflich's opinion column on disability and accessibility

Disability rights groups march in Topeka in support of federal legislation

U.S. Dept. Of Education Releases NPRM to Improve Equity for Students with Disabilities

EEO Proposes 12% of Federal Agencies Staff Should Be Workers with Disabilities

National Council on Disability Commends Senate Commerce Committee for Hearings on Self-Driving Cars

Testing Accommodations

Building Disability Literacy, One Brick At a Time

A Point of View: Happiness and Disability

CDC Offers New Stats On Disability Prevalence

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