This informational video from the Department of Labor explains why a person should self identify that they have a disability to his or her employer.
Living and Home Assistance
Accessibility Program – Johnson County Human Services
11811 S. Sunset Drive, Ste. 1300, Olathe, KS 66061
P. 913-715-8914/ TTY 913-894-8822
Provides services for individuals with a disability under the age of 60, case management, home-delivered meals and light housekeeping, deaf services.
1625 S. 45th Street, Kansas City, KS 66106
P. 913-262-3100/ Toll Free 800-716-0181
In-home services, companion, emergency response, private pay, and veterans’ benefits.
Johnson County Motor Vehicle Department – Northeast County Offices
6000 Lamar Avenue, Mission, KS 66202
782 N. Ridgeview Road, Olathe, KS 6601
P. 888-956-2657 (to secure a place in line)
P. 913-715-2650 (24 hour information line)
Online application for disabled parking placard or license plate.
Olathe Housing Rehabilitation Services
201 N. Cherry, Olathe, KS 66061
P. 913-971-6268/ TTY 913-971-6855
Home assistance/ Accessibility Programs
Prestige Home Care of Kansas
1090 Delaware Street, Leavenworth, KS 66048
P. 913-680-0493, 888-680-0493(24 hr. line)
Provides full array of service, skilled and non-skilled for specific health needs.
8417 Santa Fe Drive, Ste. 107, OPKS 66212-2756
Long-term & financial planning, representative payee, and trust program for individuals with disabilities.
Vision Disability Resources
Alphapointe Association for the Blind
7501 Prospect, KCMO 64132
Empowers people with vision loss to maximize their independence. Rehabilitation, assessment, and treatment for patients with vision loss. Retail store carry many vision aids. Serves individuals in Kansas and Missouri.
1120 W. 11th Street, PO Box 847, Lawrence, KS 66044
Reading information services for the blind and visually impaired.
Kansas School for the Blind
1100 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66102
Serves blind, visually impaired, deaf-blind and blind-disabled youth/young adults in Kansas.
Kansas Rehabilitation Services for the Blind
400 State Avenue, Tower 1, Kansas City, KS 66101
Statewide Office 800-547-5789
Kansas Talking Book Program
1515 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66604
Hearing Disability Resources
Associated Audiologists, INC
Shawnee Mission Medical Campus/Antioch Hills Medical Building
8800 W. 75th Street, Ste. 101, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
P. 913-403-0018 Voice/TTY
Private audiologist group specializing in hearing evaluations, hearing aids, and repairs, assistive technology, diagnosis of tinnitus & vestibular disorders.
Kansas Commission for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
915 SW Harrison, 9th Floor North, Topeka, KS 66612
P. 800-432-0698/785-368-8034 – Voice/Video Phone – 785-246-5077
Information referral, sign language interpreter coordinating, Kansas Quality Assurance Screening, and lending library.
Kansas State School for the Deaf
450 E. Park Street, Olathe, KS 66061
Serves deaf and hard of hearing deaf-blind and deaf-disabled youth and young adults in Kansas. On-campus K-12 program. Residential and day programs, early childhood program. Consultation for local K-12 school districts.
Specific Disability Resources
Cerebral Palsy Guide
P. 855-329-1008, Orlando, FL 32803
Information and resources for families on cerebral palsy symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and support groups.
Johnson County Developmental Supports
10501 Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS 66219
P. 913-826-2626/ 913-826-2625 TTY
Facilitates career and personal development for residents with intellectual & developmental disabilities.
Minds Matter, LLC
7819 Conser Place, Overland Park, KS 66204
P. 913-789-9900 | Toll Free (866) 429-6757
Customized, consumer-driven rehabilitation therapy – that takes place in your home and community – makes it possible to relearn, to reinvent and to reconnect – paving the way for continued progress after traumatic injury or brain injury.
8047 Parallel Pkwy # 9, Kansas City, KS 66112
Mosaic partners with people with intellectual disabilities to provide a meaningful life in a caring community, giving a voice to their needs.
Riverside Resources, Inc.
700 N 3rd St, Leavenworth, KS 66048
Provides day, residential, and support services to individuals with Developmental Disabilities in Leavenworth County.
Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center
6319 W. 110th Street, OPKS 66210
Short-term goals to increase independence and health. Long-term goal is to walk.
Adaptive Technology & Equipment Resources
Coalition for Independence – Assistive Technology Center
4911 State Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas 66102
P. 913-321-5140/913-321-5126 TTY/866-201-3829
Information & advocacy for independent living, adaptive equipment, medical equipment recycling, and home modification resources.
Handicap Conversions Inc.
8200 NW 97th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64153
Van rentals and conversions, chair lifts and hand controls for vans, wheelchairs, scooters, cars etc..
Home Team of Kansas, LLC
PO Box 36, Olathe, KS 66051
Services for frail elderly and physically disabled; medical equipment.
Johnson County Library
9875 W. 87th Street, Overland Park, KS 66212
P. 913-826-4600/913-495-2433 TTY
Outreach Services, ext. 64384
Senior Services Librarian, ext. 64382
Equipment/software for limited vision, mobility, and learning disabilities.
Homebound services, “talking books”, Audio-Reader
Kansas Telecommunications Access Program (TAP)
Assistive Technology for Kansas
2601 Gabriel, Parsons, KS 67357
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Vouchers for specialized telecommunication services for persons with disabilities.
Statewide – download and print an application.
Olathe Public Library – Homebound Services
201 E. Park Street, Olathe, KS 66061
P. 913-971-6879/913-971-6855 TTY
United Access – Mobility for Living/Service for Life
7921 Bond Street, Lenexa, KS 66214
Wheelchair vans for rental or sale, wheelchair lifts, hand controls, scooter lifts, wheelchair ramps, etc..
Vantage Mobility International
Find wheelchair vans that new or used, and resources for van conversions.
Centers for Independent Living
Agencies that provide services to people with disabilities and assist businesses and other entities in offering services to people with disabilities. They offer in-home services to person under age 65 on Medicaid’s Physically Disabled Waiver.
College Resources for Disabled Students
Online guide for disabled students with physical and/or learning disabilities. Covers legal rights, where to find assistance on campus, & provides an extensive list of websites, apps, and software resources designed for students’ specific needs.
2001 Haskell Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66046
An information & advocacy center for independent living. Advocacy, technology, housing, employment.
Kansas Commission on Disability Concerns
900 SW Jackson St., Rm. 100A, Topeka, KS 66612-1246
P. 800-295-5232/711 for Relay Service
Provide disability related information regarding work, school, daily living, legislation, and advocacy.
Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (KDADS)
New England Building – 503 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66603
Kansas Human Rights Commission
900 SW Jackson/568 South, Topeka, KS 66612
Advocates preventing or eliminating discrimination in housing, employment, and accessibility based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability. Individuals may file discrimination complaints with the KHRC.
Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
KS Dept. of Health and Environment
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 4003, Center for Child Health Department
Promotes functional skills by providing or supporting specialty health care for Kansans under the age of 22 who have a disability or chronic disease.
The Whole Person, Inc.
3710 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
P. 816-561-0304/877-767-8896 TTY
A community-based, consumer-controlled, cross-disability center for independent living, information, advocacy services, and resources. Serving Kansas and Missouri residents.
6000 Lamar, Mission, Kansas P. 913-831-2550 (Mission Office)
6440 Nieman Road, Shawnee, Kansas P.913.826-4000 (Shawnee Office)
1125 W. Spruce St., Olathe, Kansas P.913.715-7700 (Olathe Office)
Deaf Services - The JCMHC Deaf services team provides community-based assistance to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals and families in their recovery by promoting wellness and successful living. Includes outpatient counseling, case management, vocational assistance, and attendant care/supported housing services.
Johnson County Mental Health Center offers a wide range of mental health and substance abuse services to residents. We provide services throughout the county with highly trained and compassionate professionals.
7840 Washington Ave., Kansas City, Kansas 66112 (Washington West location)
1301 North 47th Street, Kansas City, KS 66102 (47th Street Facility)
21 North 12th Street, Kansas City, KS 66102 (Bethany Building)
1201 North 7th Street, Kansas City, KS 66101 (Frank Williams Outreach Center)
P. 913-328-4600 24-Hour Crisis Line 913-788-4200
Comprehensive outpatient services, community support services, crisis stabilization, and community outreach.
739 Washington Ave, Kansas City, Kansas 66101
Mental Health America of the Heartland is dedicated to promoting the mental health of the community, and improving the quality of life of persons with mental illness, through advocacy, education, and support.
500 Limit St, Leavenworth, KS 66048
P. (913) 682-5118
The Guidance Center promotes healthy communities by providing integrated behavioral services and partnering in the delivery of general healthcare in Atchison, Jefferson, and Leavenworth counties. We provide a full range of quality outpatient programs and services for individuals, children, families and businesses in our communities.
KVC Behavioral Healthcare
513 S. 5th Street, Leavenworth, KS P. 913-680-1226
4300 Brenner Dr., Kansas City, KS P. 913-621-5753 (866) 582-2273
1211 N 8th St, Kansas City, KS P. 913-890-7500
21344 W 153rd St, Olathe, KS P. (913) 499-8100
Committed to treating the whole person and providing a continuum of care to keep the family healthy and strong.