Upcoming Events

The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: Religious Institutions and the ADA

Date:
September 24, 2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Online
The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky and the HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) host an ADA Training series on the fourth Thursday of each month that covers different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The next training covers Religious Institutions and the ADA. 

HDI Seminar Series: The Role of Ableism in Perpetuating Healthcare Inequities

Date:
October 9, 2020
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Online in Zoom

The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: The Courts and the ADA: The Current Court Battles

Date:
October 22, 2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Online
The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky and the HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) host an ADA Training series on the fourth Thursday of each month that covers different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The next training covers The Courts and the ADA: The Current Court Battles.

HDI Seminar Series: Disability and Aging

Date:
November 13, 2020
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Online in Zoom

Past Events

HDI Seminar Series: Accessible Transportation

Date:
September 18, 2020
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Online via zoom
Accessible, affordable transportation is an essential part of inclusive community life. Arthur Campbell, a disability rights advocate who has dedicated his life to transportation equity, will share a history of the movement for accessible transportation. Frank Huffman, an emerging leader for accessible transportation, will share insight on the ongoing efforts for transportation services in rural areas. Transportation Initiative project director Maria Kemplin will provide an overview of transportation options available. For help registering, contact walt.bower@uky.edu This program is presented in conjunction with the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. CRC credit hours are approved for Rehabilitation Counseling.  

MHDD Webinar Series: Preventing Suicide Through Empowerment Youth with Disabilities

Date:
September 17, 2020
Start Time:
2:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
According to recent reports from the CDC, suicide rates among our nation’s youth have increased 56% since 2007. Further reports shows that youth with disabilities are 4 times more likely to have suicidal ideation than their nondisabled peers. In an effort to address this at-risk but underserved population, we have developed curriculum that will give young people the tools to navigate the ableism and stigma they experience as a person with a disability.

Wellness Edge: Staying Apart Together 3

Date:
September 16, 2020
Start Time:
2:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Online via zoom
What: This is an opportunity to learn about and try out inclusive wellness practices virtually together! This webinar is hosted by Wellness Edge*. Wellness Edge aims to increase the quality of engagement for individuals with paralysis and their support networks in recreational settings, and thereby improve health outcomes of not only the individual and enhance the capacity of communities to have inclusive recreational spaces for all individuals Who: This event is free and open to everyone Topics: Adaptive golf, Pennsylvania Center for Adaptive Sports, health check-in activity, and much more!

The 4th Thursday ADA talks: Physical Accessibility of Places of Public Accommodation: Exploring Title III Cases

Date:
August 27, 2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Online
The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky and the HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) host an ADA Training series on the fourth Thursday of each month that covers different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The next training covers Physical Accessibility of Places of Public Accommodation: Exploring Title III Cases.

A Conversation with Judith Heumann

Date:
August 20, 2020
Start Time:
11:00 am
End Time:
12:00 pm
It has been thirty years since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law, but we know there is so much more to be done in regard to civil rights for people with disabilities around the world. So, what’s next? Join HDI and Judith Heumann on August 20th to hear more about her vision for the future.

The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: Program Access and Structural Accessibility of Public Services: Exploring Title II

Date:
July 30, 2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Online
The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky and the HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) host an ADA Training series on the fourth Thursday of each month that covers different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The next training covers Program Access and Structural Accessibility: Exploring Title II. 

Virtual Summer Leadership Experience: A Three Day Event

Date:
July 29, 2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Online
The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute welcomes all Kentucky high school upperclassmen (entering juniors and seniors) with mild to moderate disabilities to apply for the 2020 Virtual Summer Leadership Experience! Priority acceptance will be given to students with articulated plans to continue their education beyond high school. The virtual camp is scheduled for Wednesday, July 29 through Friday, July 31, 2020. Camp will begin at 10:00 am and end at 4:00 pm each day.

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: People of Color, Disabilities, and Mental Health

Date:
July 23, 2020
Start Time:
2:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Online via zoom
The Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities National Training Center (MHDD-NTC) presents a webinar exploring the unique intersection of disability, mental health, and people of color.

Crip Camp Livestream Screening and Discussion Panel

Join the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute, Kentucky Protection & Advocacy, and the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities as we commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with a virtual screening of the award-winning documentary "Crip Camp", followed by a panel discussion with the Directors of the film, Nicole Newnham and James Lebrecht! HDI's Morgan Turner will complete this prestigious panel.

The 4th Thursday ADA talks: Service Animals & the ADA: Implications for Title II and III Entities

Date:
June 25, 2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Online
The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky and the HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS) host an ADA Training series on the fourth Thursday of each month that covers different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
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