Health

Individuals with disabilities experience significant inequities in health and wellness outcomes. A variety of HDI efforts seek to address this, while promoting the capacity of local communities to provide more inclusive health and wellness opportunities.


Projects

Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities

The Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities has been awarded to the ...

Health & Wellness Initiative: Eat Well. Move More. Live Happy!

Healthy lifestyle choices are beneficial to everyone. The goal of this website is to raise ...

Health Partners

The Health Partners Program emphasizes holistic health and self-determination utilizing the curriculum Healthy Lifestyles for ...

Lettercase

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

Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities National Training Center

The Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (MHDD) National Training Center is a collaboration between the ...

Preservice Health Training Project

The Human Development Institute has developed, in collaboration with families, consumers, and medical, nursing, and ...

Project CHEER

Project CHEER addresses the startling health disparities experienced by individuals with cognitive and mobility limitations ...

Special Olympics Kentucky’s Healthy Athletes Program

Special Olympics International began the Healthy Athletes Initiative in 1997 with the mission is to ...

Wellness Edge

Wellness Edge aims to increase the quality of engagement for individuals with paralysis and their ...

Products

For 50 years, the Human Development Institute (HDI) has served the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the ...
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Fact sheet on opioid use and disability, using national and Kentucky statistics ...
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2019 National Core Indicators KY health data. This file includes health resources in Kentucky ...
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This resource directory was designed primarily for use by people with disabilities and family members ...
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News

Administration for Community Living funds Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities

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The Administration for Community Living has awarded the University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities a $1.5 million grant to lead eight national partners, ...

Lindsey Mullis receives 2019 APHA Student Member Award

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The American Public Health Association (APHA) has selected Lindsey Mullis to receive the 2019 Disability Section Student Member Award presented at their Annual Meeting and ...

Available Now! Comic Book Featuring People with Disabilities Achieving Health Goals

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As a way to help motivate and inspire people, I created the comic book DDMC Man, in which the hero has Ataxia, much like me to show ...
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