“Disability is not a ‘brave struggle’ or ‘courage in the face of adversity’ …disability is an art, an ingenious way to live.” Neil Marcus, artist

The “Honoring People with Disabilities Wall” at Southwest Center for Independent Living (SCIL) recognizes the people living in the Ozarks with disabilities for their past and present efforts.

Nominations are accepted at any time for people with disabilities from times past and today, from these categories: Advocacy, Community Service, Peer Mentoring, Role Model, Determination, and Leadership in the Community. 

A new honoree will be announced in each SCIL bi-monthly newsletter issue and a photo of the nominee will be displayed on the “Honoring People with Disabilities Wall” at the Springfield office. Nomination deadlines are the 5th month prior to publication.

To download the nominations form, click here. Please mail forms to: SCIL Honor PWD Wall, 2864 S. Nettleton Ave., Springfield, MO 65807

To nominate someone online, fill out the form below.

Honoring People with Disabilities Wall Nomination Form