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 ...

Supported Higher Education Project Technical Assistance Center

HDI’s Supported Higher Education Project Technical Assistance Center (SHEP-TAC) provides customized technical assistance and direct ...

Products

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

News

RETAIN Kentucky Partners With UK to Expand Service Area

Shirley wearing a black, white, and red shirt smiling at the camera in front of trees
When individuals leave the labor force because they become sick or have a non-work-related injury, it can be detrimental for them, their families, employers and ...

The Rehabilitation Services Administration Funds Partnership to establish Technical Assistance Center on Quality Employment

Smiling woman with long brown hair.
In concert with the University of Wisconsin and other committed partners, the University of Kentucky (UK) Human Development Institute (HDI) is part of the new ...

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 ...
More Employment News...
Copyright © 2020 Human Development Institute - University of Kentucky, an equal opportunity university.
Site Map | Contact Us | En español | Accessibility