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Products for Independent Living

The RTC/IL creates a wide range of products to support independent living. Please see the categories to the left. You might also check our "Resources" section for publications, websites, videos and other sources of information.

Alternate Formats

These materials are posted in PDF format, but we also offer alternate formats. Contact us at rtcil@ku.edu to request, and see our Policy on Insuring Access to Information (PDF) to learn about our publication accessibility.


Making Homes VisitableCover of "Making Homes Visitable" shows a woman in a wheelchair being greeted by another woman at the front door of a house.

This guide for wheelchair users and hosts provides information about how to make a home visitable so everyone can enjoy social gatherings.

Ed Roberts - His Words, His Vision

This video presents an early speech by the visionary leader of the independent living movement.

Guidelines: How to Write and Report About People with Disabilities

The 8th edition of this RTC/IL classic is now available in Spanish, along with a companion poster, "Your Words, Our Image."

Cover of Guidelines brochure


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