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Down Syndrome Guild of Greater Kansas City

5960 Dearborn Street Ste. 100
Mission, KS 66202
913-384-4848 Phone
913-384-4949 Fax
info@kcdsg.org

We want to provide you with resources that will help you! 

Please contact whitney@kcdsg.org for any comments or questions.

 

  

 

 

Employees

 

Web Links

How Do I create a "Good Life" - Missouri Family to Family- Here

Transportation available in KC- Here 

New pilot transportation in KC- Here

Easier way to connect with local/state government contact information and directions!- Here

What can YOU do? The Campaign for Disability Employment - Here

Disability Disclosure in the Workplace- Here

Get your free personal online my Social Security account today! Here

The Fastest Way to Verify Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Benefits- Here

Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Information- Here 

Working Healthy- Kansas Vocational Rehabilitation Social Security Benefits- Here and Program Manual

The Red Book- A Guide to Work Incentives- Here

Medicaid Eligibility and changes with income- Here

SSI Income requirement and changes in income- Here

MO Guardianship: Understanding Your Options and Alternatives- Here and Resource Guide

Service Providers for JoCo- Here

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS)- Here

Prepare for Emergancies Now: FEMA- Here

ABLE Act Updates for Kansas - Here
Understanding the ABLE Act- Here

Understand traits of people with Down syndrome, you will see in the workplace:
          - "The Groove"
          - One-on-one with the leading Down syndrome
            expert

          - "If People with Down Syndrome Ruled the
            World"

          - "Self Talk- in Adults with Down Syndrome"

Help your child cope with Job LossHere

 

Employers

 

Forms

If you would like to fully participate and help DSG's HIRED program, please fill out this form and send it to Whitney Means, Employment Specialist. 

 

 

Web Links (click titles for links)

TalentWorks - eRecruiting technologies accessible to all job seekers.

Benefits of employing our individuals in the workplace! Examples HERE

N
DSS- National Down syndrome Society "Valued, Able & Ready to Work"

USBLN/GKCBLN- Business Leadership Network

DEI- Disability Equality Index

APSE- Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst

Global Disability Inclusion

InReturn Strategies - also an article from thisisKC.com

What can YOU do? The Campaign for Disability Employment

Workplace Discovery: Diversity and Diability in the Work Place

Great Plains ADA Center 

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity
 
      - Summary of the EEOC Notice - February 2016

JAN- Job Accommodation Network

United States Department of Labor

Institute for Community Inclusion

Empower Missouri: People with Disabilities: An Untapped Business Resources

The Untapped Power of A Diverse Workplace

Need help with making your workplace more accessible? - Coalition for Independence

Understand traits of people with Down syndrome, you will see in the workplace:
          - "The Groove"
          - One-on-one with the leading Down syndrome
            expert

          - "If People with Down Syndrome Ruled the
             World"

          - "Self Talk- in Adults with Down Syndrome"