Project Index

CDC’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” program aims to improve early identification of children with autism and other developmental disabilities so children and families can get the services and support they need ...
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As the nation's clearinghouse & comprehensive training center for sharing accurate, balanced, and up-to-date information about genetic conditions, Lettercase leads the effort to make sure all expectant parent and providers have the resources and support they need at the moment of diagnosis ...
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The Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (MHDD) National Training Center is a collaboration between the University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at the University of Kentucky, University of Alaska Anchorage, and Utah State University. Established in 2018 through funding provided by the Administration for Community Living, the center aims ...
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This project seeks to expand the use of supported decision-making in Kentucky. We provide training, education, and technical support to anyone interested in learning more about supported decision-making or implement supported decision-making in their own lives. HDI also works with our project partner and sister agency, Kentucky Protection & Advocacy, ...
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Kentucky recognizes the increasing emphasis on outcomes and performance assessment is more than merely a change in measurement approaches. It represents a change in the assumptions about what “quality” is and reflects a larger shift in the field of human services -- specifically from program-oriented, formulaic models of care to ...
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The National Early Childhood Transition Center (NECTC) was a five-year research project funded through the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs and is designed to investigate and validate practices and strategies that enhance the early childhood transition process and support positive school outcomes for children with disabilities ...
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The Positive Family Networks and Supports Initiative is an AUCD/CDC Community of Practice on Parenting, Behavioral Concerns & Strategy. This COP includes the Human Development Institute (HDI), Kentucky-Special Parent Involvement Network (KY-SPIN) and the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities. We disseminate CDC-based resources about young children’s development and how to address ...
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The Postsecondary Initiative aims to improve options for students with disabilities in higher education. Activities highlight 1) resource development for families, students with disabilities and professionals, 2) building capacity through webinars and trainings for colleges and universities, and 3) technical assistance. The Initiative has an active work team that meets ...
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The Human Development Institute has developed, in collaboration with families, consumers, and medical, nursing, and allied health faculty, a training curriculum on the needs of persons with developmental disabilities and their families that can be infused into existing medicine, nursing, dental, and allied health course work in Kentucky universities and ...
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Project CHEER (Community Health Education and Exercise Resources) is Kentucky’s State Disability and Health program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This project addresses the health disparities experienced by individuals with cognitive and mobility limitations through education, empowerment, and accessibility. To break down access barriers in health ...
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Project E3, the “Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Targeted Communities: Empower, Educate, Employ” — will work with state vocational rehabilitation agencies and their partners across the United States. The goal is to help people with disabilities from underserved communities achieve their independent living and employment goals ...
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Project SCOPE is a nationwide initiative to train interdisciplinary teams in high priority states on evidence-based practices in screening, monitoring and interdisciplinary care for children impacted by Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS), trauma, or related exposure. This initiative builds provider capacity and closes gaps in access and delivery of quality education, ...
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