Employment

An array of HDI projects, initiatives, and partnerships are aligned to improve employment outcomes for Kentuckians with disabilities. HDI is a committed partner in helping Kentucky fulfill the promise of Employment First.


Projects

Community Work Transition Program

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

Employment First Kentucky

Employment First is the philosophy that everyone, including people with significant disabilities, can work in ...

Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers

Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers (ISAW) is a collaborative project, funded by the Office of ...

IPS Supported Employment Project

The purpose of the IPS Supported Employment Project is to implement evidence based Supported Employment ...

Kentucky Post School Outcome Study (KyPSO)

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

Kentucky Supported Employment Training Project

Kentucky’s Supported Employment Training Project provides support for professionals who in turn support people with ...

KentuckyWorks

KentuckyWorks aims to enhance employment opportunities for youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental ...

PROJECT E3 – Educate, Empower, Employ Targeted Communities

Project E3, the “Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Targeted Communities: Empower, Educate, Employ” — ...

RETAIN Kentucky

The Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment, University of Kentucky Human Development Institute, and other committed ...

Products

Accessible, affordable transportation is an essential part of inclusive community life. Arthur Campbell, a disability ...
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For 50 years, the Human Development Institute (HDI) has served the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the ...
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Important resources to help students achieve their goals of employment and post secondary education, as ...
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Test your ability to work without risking your Social Security Disability Insurance payment infographic ...
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Infographic on Social Security Disability Insurance and employment ...
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The Kentucky Work Matters task force was created in 2017 by Executive Order and included ...
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This resource directory was designed primarily for use by people with disabilities and family members ...
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This book is a collection of stories of eight young adults in Kentucky. Their backgrounds ...
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News

Kentucky Awarded Office of Disability Employment Policy VOICE Technical Assistance Grant

Kentucky Awarded Office of Disability Employment Policy VOICE Technical Assistance Grant
Kentucky has been awarded a Visionary Opportunities to Increase Competitive Employment (VOICE) Technical Assistance Grant by the US Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment ...

Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers: Expanding Employment Opportunities

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Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers (ISAW) began as a project to educate and support Kentucky Career Centers’ Business Service Teams in their understanding of issues ...

Project E3: Video Profiles of People with Disabilities Employed in Kentucky 

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by Patti Logsdon Rural communities encounter unique challenges for people with disabilities in achieving competitive, integrated, and lasting employment, as well as community participation and ...
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