A training coordinator and a staffing company will receive Community Access Awards this week from Independence Inc., a Lawrence-based independent-living resource center serving people with disabilities in Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties.
Hal Schultz, training coordinator for Self Advocate Coalition of Kansas, will receive the Roger B. Williams Community Access Award, the highest recognition presented by Independence Inc. Schultz is being recognized for his work teaching self-advocacy skills to people with disabilities.
Sedona Staffing Services will receive a Community Access Award for its work placing people with disabilities in jobs.
The awards will be presented at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at Independence Inc., 2001 Haskell Ave. There will be an open house from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., in celebration of the 16th anniversary of passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.