Service and Outreach

A diverse group of people in an office smiling with a man with a disability who is seated facing a computer

We are dedicated to helping individuals with developmental disabilities and their families access and use community services that promote inclusion and integration. We offer a variety of services throughout the state to individuals of all ages.

Assistive Technology for Kansans

Assistive Technology for Kansans (ATK) connects people of all ages with disabilities and health conditions with the assistive technology they need to learn, work, play and participate in community life safely and independently.

Smiling staff demonstrating assistive technology at a table


Telehealth is a collaborative program between the KUCDD in Parsons, Kansas, and the KU Center for Telemedicine and Telehealth. It provides local health care needs and problems that are amenable to a telemedicine approach.

Two parents on the floor with a computer and phone and their young child

COVID-19 Resources

This resource provides people with disabilities, their families, and those that support them with resources that might be useful to enhance learning and engagement at home and in navigating health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Woman wearing a mask and holding her young child who has an intellectual disability

Kansas Disability and Health Program

The Kansas Disability and Health Program (DHP) helps  improve the health and quality of life of Kansans with disabilities by increasing access to programs and services that promote healthy living.

Woman expressively holding up her hands in conversation, crouched in front of laughing woman who is seated in a wheelchair

Kansas Inservice Training System

The Kansas Inservice Training System (KITS) project provides training, technical assistance, and resources for early intervention and early childhood special education program staff through collaborative activities on a comprehensive statewide basis.

Preschool teacher looking at two children playing with blocks on the floor.

Self-Determination Inventory System

The Self-Determination Inventory System (SDIS) is a free, online system of tools that can be used to understand self-determination in young people. It includes three assessments

Student filling in a self-determination checklist with pencil and paper

State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Project investigates the determinants of public spending for intellectual and developmental disabilities services including revenue, spending, and programmatic trends in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the United States as a whole.

Child with a disability smiling with delight and looking at toy with parent.