Submit your project proposals by the deadline to receive full consideration. See instructions and contents under "Propose".
This program provides custom
assistive devices to Kansans.
Centers of Independent Living
& companies that employ the disabled.
Companies and institutions can receive custom devices that can benefit many employees or people they serve.
Through this Service Learning process,
students help people with their needs.
Students meet with persons with disabilities, learn their needs, and design & build a solution.
Recreation accessibility in
in Kansas communities!
Projects include those that increase exercise and recreation opportunities for Kansans with disabilities.
WATCH THE VIDEO for the accessible Wamego children's train. Or click below for list of prior projects and a description of their impact on people with disabilities.Read More
What is BREAK?
BREAK stands for "Biomechanical Rehabilitation Engineering Advancement in Kansas". It is a KU program supported by a grant from General & Age Related Disabilities Engineering at the National Science Foundation. The goal is to provide people in Kansas with helpful devices, while training students in rehabilitation engineering.Read More
The BREAK program directly aids individuals with disabilities by providing custom assistive or rehabilitation devices for the home, for work, or for recreation at no cost to them. Institutions that employ and/or serve individuals with disabilities can also receive custom assistive or rehabilitation devices for their employees or clients at no cost.Read More
Engineering students get great hands-on, real-world projects, learn about rehabilitation engineering, and have the satisfaction of helping people in need.Read More