Monthly Archives: October 2017


Digital Distractions

Happy Friday, stay warm this weekend! Digital Distractions It seems that everywhere I go; people are on their cellphones, tablets, laptops, or other electronic device. It can be hard to pay attention to what’s going on around you when your eyes are constantly stuck to a screen.  I have watched people walk into traffic, because [...]

By | October 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Digital Distractions

DMD 2017 Report

Disability Mentoring Day 2017 On October 18, PILR hosted Disability Mentoring Day in Hutchinson. This year, 126 students with disabilities from all six Reno County public high schools as well as Sterling High School spent the day learning about a career they may pursue after high school. They were mentored at 56 different sites across [...]

By | October 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on DMD 2017 Report

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month Happy Friday, have a great weekend! October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This is the perfect time to hold our Disability Event for High School Students with Disabilities to be immersed in a career for a day. NDEAM began in 1945, when it was known as “National Employ [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on National Disability Employment Awareness Month

EDK Service

End-Dependence Kansas Employment Service As an Employment Specialist for the EDK program our ultimate goal is to get consumers competitive employment in a position that they want. Now, with that said it is not that simple. The EDK program receives referrals from Vocational Rehabilitation; the employment rate of people with disabilities is about a third [...]

By | October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on EDK Service