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Supporting Students with Significant Disabilities in Finding Competitive Employment

Date:
03/27/2020
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
UK Coldstream Research Campus
Human Development Institute Training Room
1525 Bull Lea Road, Lexington KY 40511
Employment outcomes for students with disabilities lag behind their non-disabled peers. For students with functional mental disabilities, multiple disabilities, and autism, employment opportunities and outcomes are even worse. KentuckyWorks, in partnership with the Community Work Transition Program, is piloting an approach in two Kentucky school districts (Montgomery County & Simpson County) to support youth and young adults with significant disabilities ...

The State of Mental Health & Disability: Historical Injustices and Present Day Concerns – Webinar

Date:
01/30/2020
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
2:00 pm
The Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities National Training Center is hosting its third webinar with featured presenter, Shain Neumeier. Thursday, January 30 at 2 pm Eastern. This is a free webinar and continuing education credits will be offered ...

Universal Design for Learning: Designing Classrooms for All Learners – Webinar

Date:
01/23/2020
Start Time:
12:00 pm
End Time:
1:00 pm
Location:
Videoconference
Join UDL and accessibility experts for this webinar to learn more about how UDL can impact all students by addressing learner variability in every classroom. Objectives: •Develop a basic understanding of the origins and principles of UDL •Learn about the benefits and best practices of UDL implementationat the K-12 and post-secondary levels. •Explore UDL's connections to brain research. •Learn how ...

Interacting with Individuals with Disabilities in Law Enforcement – 4th Thursday ADA Talk Webinar

Date:
01/23/2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Interacting with Individuals with Disabilities in Law Enforcement
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Allyship Workshop: From Ally to Accomplice

Date:
01/22/2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
5 Mill Creek Pk
Frankfort KY
Offices of Protection and Advocacy
Have you ever wondered how much your advocacy truly benefits people with disabilities? Are there right and wrong ways to be an ally? What are would-be allies to disabled people getting wrong? At this workshop, you will learn directly from people with disabilities and to take your allyship to the next level-from ally to accomplice! ...

Service Animals and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Date:
09/20/2019
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
UK Coldstream Research Campus,
Human Development Institute Training Room,
1525 Bull Lea Road, Lexington KY 40511
Event Presenters:
Steve Kuusisto, Barry Whaley, Jason Jones
There seems to be a lot of confusion these days about service animals, emotional support, and comfort animals. Join us as we explore the laws and policies around service animals ...

Employment for Youth with Disabilities: Seeing a Brighter Future

Date:
03/21/2019
Start Time:
6:30 pm
End Time:
8:30 pm
Location:
UK Coldstream Research Campus
Human Development Institute Training Room
1525 Bull Lea Road, Lexington KY 40511
Event Presenters:
Stella Beard, Stephanie Meredith, Harold Kleinert, Clay Carroll, Megan McCormick, Andy Meredith
Sometimes parents and professionals struggle to imagine what employment is available for students with intellectual disabilities. The speakers for this interactive seminar will show you the possibilities and explore what practical steps to take throughout the school years to prepare for the world of work ...

Universal Design for Learning: Designing Classrooms for All Learners

Date:
02/22/2019
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
UK Coldstream Research Campus
Human Development Institute Training Room
1525 Bull Lea Road, Lexington KY 40511
Event Presenters:
Jennifer Pusateri, David Beach, Allison Posey, Jennifer Levine
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an approach for teaching that aims to meet the needs of ALL learners by providing flexible and varied methods of instruction and assessment ...
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