Project Index

Rehabilitation Technologists work within the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation to serve consumers across the Commonwealth. These services include assessment, referral and implementation of accessible technology to enable someone to continue their education and to be effectively employed ...
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The Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment, University of Kentucky Human Development Institute, and other committed project partners are leading Kentucky’s RETAIN Demonstration Project. This collaborative effort is known as the RETAINing Kentucky’s Workforce through Universal Design . Building on state efforts including Kentucky Work Matters, Employment First, and the Call ...
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The Southeast ADA Center (SEADA Center) is engaging in research to examine financial inclusion across the Southeast region. Guiding its work is the Financial Research Opportunities Group (FROG), composed of experts in financial services, disability access, and community inclusion.The University of Kentucky - Human Development Institute will continue to serve ...
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Special Olympics International began the Healthy Athletes Initiative in 1997 with the mission is to improve, through better health and fitness, the athlete’s ability to train and compete. The program has grown to include the specialty areas of dentistry, optometry, audiology, physical therapy, podiatry, mental well-being, and heath promotion. The ...
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The Summer Leadership Experience is a camp which takes place on the University of KY campus in July. KY high-school juniors and seniors with mild to moderate disabilities are invited to participate in camp. The camp consists of 4 days, 3 overnight stays in a UK residence hall. Campers explore ...
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HDI’s Supported Higher Education Project Technical Assistance Center (SHEP-TAC) provides customized technical assistance and direct support to Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs) to establish or enhance postsecondary programs that advance the academic success and social inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities. The work of the SHEP-TAC will improve higher education ...
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The TAALC project provides professional development training and technical assistance for school teachers and speech language pathologists teams serving students who do not use oral speech and do not yet have augmentative alternative communication (AAC). Symbolic communication is essential for safety, development of social/emotional skills, as well as academic learning ...
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The Transportation Initiative is a project of UK’s Human Development Institute and is funded through the support of the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities. The Transportation Initiative seeks to provide comprehensive information and education on transportation options ...
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The Certificate in Universal Design is designed to give students a foundation in the principles of universal design and its application across disciplines. The Certificate creates a focus for students’ scholarly work in developing environments that maximize the engagement of diverse communities. Universal design creates environments and resources that are ...
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Universal design is about making places and resources useable by a world that is very diverse. We all learn and live in different ways. Our goal is for information, communication and the built environment to be accessible to all. This is regardless of education, language, or disability. Our unit works ...
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Since 1963, University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service (UCEDD) have been working to accomplish a shared vision that foresees a nation in which all Americans, including Americans with disabilities, participate fully in their communities. Independence, productivity, and community inclusion are key components of this vision ...
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