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IHE Webinar #5: Unleashing Possibility in Higher Education

Date:
April 30, 2020
Start Time:
12:00 pm
End Time:
1:00 pm
Location:
Zoom
Universal design principles can build environments that are accessible to the broadest array of users. Learn about strategies that maximize usability in physical and virtual environments. We will examine a variety of applications of universal design at use in the higher education classroom. There will also be discussion around a Universal Design certificate offered at the University of Kentucky.

HDI Seminar Series – Justice for the Whole Self: Learning to Be a Better Ally

Date:
April 24, 2020
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Zoom
Ableism is the intentional or unintentional discrimination or oppression of individuals with disabilities. Following in the tradition of the disability justice movement “nothing about us without us,” this webinar is a panel of national and local disability rights advocates who will discuss the intersection of disability with other forms of marginalization.

4th Thursday ADA Talk – Accessible Technology & the Workforce: AT as a Reasonable Accommodation

Date:
April 23, 2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
11:00 am
Please join us for the 4th Thursday ADA talk on April 23 at 10:00 am (EST). We will be exploring  "Accessible Technology & the Workforce: AT as a Reasonable Accommodation."  Thank you and hope to see all of you for this presentation. Also attached is the schedule for the remainder of 2020.

Wellness Edge- Staying Apart Together

Date:
April 14, 2020
Start Time:
2:00 pm
End Time:
3:30 pm
Location:
Zoom
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.

Parenting with a Disability – HDI Spring Seminar Series

Date:
February 28, 2020
Start Time:
1:00 pm
End Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Human Development Institute Coldstream Training Room
1525 Bull Lea Road
Lexington KY 40511
Please join us in person or online via videoconference. A link to the live video stream of the seminar will be sent to registrants.
A panel of individuals with physical disabilities who are parents will discuss their experiences and the challenges and rewards of parenthood. They will also talk about the harmful stereotypes and misconceptions still existing in the general population about parenting with disabilities.

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

Date:
January 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:
January 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 parents, professionals,& educators can advocate for UDL.

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

Date:
January 23, 2020
Start Time:
10:00 am
End Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Interacting with Individuals with Disabilities in Law Enforcement

Allyship Workshop: From Ally to Accomplice

Date:
January 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:
September 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.
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