Early Childhood & Education

HDI expertise provides information to families, early childhood providers, and education systems across an array of issues. From expectant parents to state Departments of Education, HDI efforts support quality transitions.


Projects

Child Care Aware of Kentucky

Child Care Aware of Kentucky is committed to ensuring families have access to safe, affordable, ...

Community Work Transition Program

The Community Work Transition Program (CWTP) is a longstanding project of the University of Kentucky’s ...

Down Syndrome Pregnancy

We provide honest, compassionate, medically-reviewed, and informative support for those preparing for the birth of ...

IDEA Data Center

The IDEA Data Center (IDC) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of ...

IDEA Part B Data, Monitoring, and Fiscal Support

Through ongoing and regular in-person meetings with the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Directors for ...

Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)

The Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP) has a rich history; as a result of the ...

Kentucky Early Childhood Data System

KEDS, funded through the Kentucky Department of Education, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services ...

Kentucky Post School Outcome Study (KyPSO)

The goal of the KyPSO is to increase the capacity of local education agencies, teachers, ...

Kentucky State Personnel Development Grant

The State Personnel Development Grants Program, authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), ...

Learn the Signs. Act Early.

CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program aims to improve early identification of children with ...

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As the nation's clearinghouse & comprehensive training center for sharing accurate, balanced, and up-to-date information ...

Positive Family Networks and Supports Initiative

The Positive Family Networks and Supports Initiative is an AUCD/CDC Community of Practice on Parenting, ...

Project Supporting Children of the OPioid Epidemic (Project SCOPE)

Project SCOPE is a nationwide initiative to train interdisciplinary teams in high priority states on ...

TAALC: Teaching Age Appropriate Learning through Communication

The TAALC project provides professional development training and technical assistance for school teachers and speech ...

Products

News

Kentucky awarded an OSEP Educational Leadership Grant

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The Kentucky LEADS (Leading, Educating, Advocating-Directors of Special Education) Academy grant from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to the Kentucky Department of Education ...

The Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project

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The Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP) is a result of the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) of 1990 and is designed to include students with ...

Percussion Empowerment Project

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A UK Human Development Institute (HDI) Fund for Excellence award has been given to Haley Potter, BA, to fund a pilot project aimed at teaching ...
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