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

Summer Leadership Experience

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The University of Kentucky (UK) Human Development Institute (HDI) and the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation invites Kentucky high school students with disabilities entering their ...

My Choice Kentucky: Making Decisions in Dental Care

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The UK Human Development Institute (HDI) and the UK College of Dentistry have received a grant from the WITH Foundation, the American Academy of Developmental ...

Level Up: From Ally to Accomplice

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Level Up: From Ally to Accomplice Every marginalized group needs allies. People with disabilities are no exception. Last year, Unpuzzling Disability hosted Allyship 101, a ...
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