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, 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 ...

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 ...

Products

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

National Survey of People with Disabilities and COVID-19

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The spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to a worldwide pandemic. Understanding how people with disabilities have been affected by COVID-19 is important ...

RETAIN Kentucky Partners With UK to Expand Service Area

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When individuals leave the labor force because they become sick or have a non-work-related injury, it can be detrimental for them, their families, employers and ...

HDI Evaluation Unit expands Portfolio

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Under the leadership of Dr. Chithra Adams, the HDI Evaluation Unit helps program staff, policy makers, and researchers understand how their work impacts policies, practice ...
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