Universal Design & Assistive Technology

Universal design and assistive technology both enhance opportunity for people with disabilities. Universal design elements enhance access for all in physical, learning and virtual environments. Assistive technology provides solutions that maximize function for individuals. HDI offers several training and direct service efforts in this area.


Projects

Center for Assistive Technology Services

HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) is the regional Assistive Technology Regional Center (ATRC) ...

Driver Rehabilitation

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

PROJECT E3 – Educate, Empower, Employ Targeted Communities

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

Rehabilitation Technology

Rehabilitation Technologists work within the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation to serve consumers across the ...

Southeast ADA Center – Kentucky Affiliate

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

Universal Design Certificate

The Certificate in Universal Design is designed to give students a foundation in the principles ...

Universal Design Unit

Universal design is about making places and resources useable by a world that is very ...

Products

For 50 years, the Human Development Institute (HDI) has served the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the ...
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News

Eagle Scout Project Supports Alternative Communication

Young man with brown hair and beard wearing a black coat and brown flannel shirt seated at a library table in front of books. Multi-colored 3D printed objects are on the table.
Nate Slack, a senior at West Jessamine High School and member of Boy Scout Troop 473 at the Nicholasville United Methodist Church, completed his Eagle ...

HDI Reaches Notable Milestone with 100 Online Courses!

Computer with HDI Learning on it
HDI has reached a notable milestone of 100 online courses, including 4 in development! HDI launched online learning initiative for early childhood in 2004 with ...

2019 Spring Institute in Assistive Technology on March 28

Two men with Down syndrome in a meeting.
On March 28, HDI CATs hosted a the FREE 2019 Spring Institute in Assistive Technology conference at the UK Student Center. The event featured sessions ...
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