Research & Evaluation

HDI projects include evaluative components and opportunities for research. We also promote research and evaluation as an overall priority of the Institute. Our Evaluation Unit has a strong portfolio of projects with customers in Kentucky, other states and projects of national scope. We offer competitive funding for research led by HDI staff and faculty through our Fund for Excellence.


Projects

Consumer Satisfaction Survey

HDI has conducted an annual Consumer Satisfaction Survey of those served by the Office of ...

Evaluation Unit

The HDI Evaluation Unit’s mission is to provide high quality and high utility evaluation services ...

Fund for Excellence

The Human Development Institute (HDI) established the Fund for Excellence for the development of innovative ...

ISA Quality of Life Survey

This survey is part of a larger settlement agreement between Kentucky Protection & Advocacy and ...

Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)

The Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP) has a rich history; as a result of the ...

Kentucky Early Childhood Data System (KEDS)

KEDS, funded through the Kentucky Department of Education, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services ...

Kentucky Post School Outcome Study (KYPSO)

The goal of the KyPSO is to increase the capacity of local education agencies, teachers, ...

National Core Indicators Kentucky – Community Quality

Kentucky recognizes the increasing emphasis on outcomes and performance assessment is more than merely a ...

RETAIN Kentucky

The Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment, University of Kentucky Human Development Institute, and other committed ...

Southeast ADA Center – Kentucky Affiliate

The Southeast ADA Center (SEADA Center) is engaging in research to examine financial inclusion across ...

Supported Higher Education Project Technical Assistance Center

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

VCU-Rehabilitation Research & Training Center (RRTC) on the Employment of Transition- Aged Youth with Disabilities

VCU-Rehabilitation Research & Training Center (RRTC) on the Employment of Transition- Aged Youth. Effects of ...

Products

HDI has been at the forefront of helping to lead and guide what it looks ...
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The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a worldwide pandemic. Understanding how ...
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The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a worldwide pandemic. Understanding how ...
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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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Disability is an abstract concept, and the landscape is changing, both in terms of disabilities ...
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News

HDI to Host Prenatal Disability Education Summit

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On May 13, 2022, the National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources, housed at the UK Human Development Institute will host the Prenatal Disability Education ...

Dr. Phillip Rumrill to deliver Hanoch Livneh Lecture on Psychosocial Adaptation Research

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The Council on Psychosocial Adaptation Research (PAR) has invited Dr. Phillip Rumrill, Director of Research and Training at the UK Human Development Institute, to deliver ...

HDI Staff and Students Selected to present at National Conferences

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Congratulations to HDI Staff selected to present at the 2022 National Council on Rehabilitation Education Conference in San Diego, California in March. Evaluating the Stress-Appraisal-Coping ...
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