Leadership & Self Advocacy

In order to make lasting change that improves the inclusion, independence and contributions of people with disabilities, leadership opportunities and ways to improve self-advocacy skills are needed. We strive to develop leaders with disabilities, through an array of training, technical assistance and mentoring programs.


Projects

Community Quality

Community Quality collaborates with the Kentucky Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities on activities that ...

Developmental Disabilities Certificate

The purpose of this Graduate Certificate is to prepare professionals from a broad range of ...

Driver Rehabilitation

The Driver Rehabilitation program provides evaluation and training services to consumers of the Kentucky Office ...

My Choice Kentucky

This project seeks to expand the use of supported decision-making in Kentucky. We provide training, ...

Summer Leadership Experience Camp

The Summer Leadership Experience is a camp which takes place on the University of KY ...

Transportation Initiative

The Transportation Initiative is a project of UK’s Human Development Institute and is funded through ...

Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Employment (VRTAC-QE)

Funded by the University of Wisconsin-Madison via a grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s ...

Products

This document provides tips for working effectively with ASL Interpreters in a presentation setting ...
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HDI has been at the forefront of helping to lead and guide what it looks ...
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Accessible, affordable transportation is an essential part of inclusive community life. Arthur Campbell, a disability ...
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Staff from the UK Human Development Institute reflect on the 30th Anniversary of the Americans ...
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For 50 years, the Human Development Institute (HDI) has served the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the ...
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This resource directory was designed primarily for use by people with disabilities and family members ...
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News

HDI Collaborates with DAIL to host Training

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The State Guardianship Training Project is a collaboration with the Department of Aging and Independent Living, Division of Guardianship, to host online training courses. This ...

HDI Staff to Present at Annual AUCD Conference

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University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) staff are preparing to present sessions and posters at the 2021 Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) ...

Kentucky’s OVR Interpreters in Action at SERID Conference

Kentucky’s OVR Interpreters in Action at SERID Conference
Interpreters from the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, in conjunction with others across the country, provided American Sign Language interpreting services at the 2021 Southeast ...
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