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

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News

Addressing Education and Postsecondary Inequities for Kentucky Students with Intellectual Disabilities

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On May 20, 2021, the University of Kentucky submitted application to the U.S. Department of Education Office of Federal Student Aid to establish a Comprehensive ...

2021 Summer Leadership Experience Accepting Applications

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The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute in partnership with the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation present the Summer Leadership Experience on July 7–10, 2021 ...

Graduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities Student Spotlight: Emma Foret

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Music therapy is gaining popularity as an effective approach for enhancing communication and social skills for people with developmental disabilities. This year’s cohort of Graduate ...
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