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Beach Center on Disability


The Beach Center on Disability focuses research, training, and advocacy on promoting abilities of people of all ages who experience disability, in order to assure a self-determined, goal-driven, and self-selected quality of life within communities where everyone lives.

The Beach Center on Disability, one of 15 centers within Life Span Institute (LSI) at the University of Kansas (KU), is a multidisciplinary research and training center committed to making a significant and sustainable positive difference in the quality of life of individuals and their families impacted by disability and the professionals who support them. 


After High School Disability Characteristics Early Childhood Early Intervention Elementary High School Independent Living Middle School Parent/Family Preschool Self-Determination State/National Organizations Transition