Research and Training Center on Independent Living


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Living Well with a Disability

We are no longer funded
to offer this program in Kansas.

Support for the Living Well with a Disability (LWWD) program was ended by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on June 30, 2012.

If you are interested in collaborating to obtain funding to continue your organization's LWWD program, contact Martha Hodgesmith at 785-864-4095.

If you want to sign up for facilitator trainings or order student workbooks, contact the University of Montana Rural Institute:

Tracy Boehm, MPH
Program Coordinator
The University of Montana Rural Institute
52 Corbin Hall
Missoula, MT 59812-7056

Thanks to everyone who has made this program such a valuable experience for Kansans with disabilities!

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access,, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, medical center campuses).