Project Index

The IDEA Data Center (IDC) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to provide technical assistance to build capacity within states for collecting, reporting, analyzing, and using high-quality IDEA Part B data. HDI is a key partner with Westat Corp, who is the ...
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Through ongoing and regular in-person meetings with the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) Directors for the Division of IDEA Implementation and Preschool (DIIP) and Division of IDEA Monitoring and Results (DIMR) along with the Office of Special Education and Early Learning’s (OSEEL) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B ...
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The Inclusive Health & Wellness Initiative provides information and resources incorporating Universal Design principles on how to stay healthy and well. The mission of HDI’s Inclusive Health and Wellness Initiative is to ignite positive change to address the significant health disparities for individuals with disabilities to promote successful inclusion and ...
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Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers (ISAW) is a collaborative project, funded by the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Kentucky Office of Autism, and administered by the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute. We provide in-person trainings, online modules, and ongoing technical assistance to Kentucky Career Center Business Service Teams ...
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The purpose of the IPS Supported Employment Project is to implement evidence based Supported Employment for people with serious mental illness. The goal is to develop high-fidelity supported employment services and to increase access to these services for adults with serious mental illness throughout the commonwealth, and to improve the ...
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This survey is part of a larger settlement agreement between Kentucky Protection & Advocacy and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to move people with serious mental illness out of Person Care Homes (PCH) and into their own homes. Surveys are collected prior to the person moving from the ...
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The Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP) has a rich history; as a result of the Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) 1990, Kentucky was the first state to offer an inclusive educational assessment for students with significant cognitive disabilities included in accountability. Since the first assessment, KAAP has spearheaded national efforts ...
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KEDS, funded through the Kentucky Department of Education, the Cabinet for Health and Family Services First Steps and Division of Child Care, and the UK Commonwealth Collaborative, is responsible for supporting the state’s reporting requirements for the child outcomes for early childhood under IDEA. This includes the development and implementation ...
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The goal of the KyPSO is to increase the capacity of local education agencies, teachers, parents, and adult service providers to provide exemplary transition planning and increase student post school success through the collection of data related to student post school plans and outcomes ...
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The State Personnel Development Grants Program, authorized by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), provides funds to assist states in reforming and improving their systems for personnel preparation and professional development in early intervention, education and transition services in order to enhance results for children with disabilities ...
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Kentucky’s Supported Employment Training Project provides support for professionals who in turn support people with disabilities with finding good jobs. Our work is sponsored by the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and the Kentucky Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities ...
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KentuckyWorks aims to enhance employment opportunities for youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout Kentucky ...
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