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, ...

PROJECT E3 – Educate, Empower, Employ Targeted Communities

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

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 ...

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News

HDI Introduces “Transportation Tuesdays”

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HDI introduces a new series: Transportation Tuesdays! Every Tuesday for the next six weeks, we will share alternative, accessible modes of transportation and how to ...

Do you have something to say about COVID-19 and disability?

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The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) is collecting stories from individuals with disabilities about COVID-19 in Kentucky and how it affects people living with ...

UK Human Development Institute News Update

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Staff from the UK Human Development Institute (HDI) began operating remotely more than a month ago. Using available tools and technology, HDI continues to promote ...
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