“While tremendous progress has been made in enhancing life opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities over the past 50 years – both nationally and in our own state – that progress has only come through vigorous advocacy. The power of personal stories, as a keystone of that advocacy, cannot be underestimated. We will share some of those stories, the lessons they have taught us, as well as the challenges that we still face.” – Harold Kleinert
Join us in person or online for our Fall Seminar series on Friday, October 19, 2018 from 1 – 3pm ET to learn more about “A Brief History of Developmental Disabilities—What Have We Learned from the Past Fifty Years.”
Learn more from experts Jeff Edwards, Mark Newton, Heather Bava, and Dr. Harold Kleinert. The seminar will be held at the UK Coldstream Research Campus Human Development Institute Training Room 1525 Bull Lea Road, Lexington KY. A link to the live video stream of the seminar will be sent to registrants.
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Join us in person or online for our Spring Seminar series on Friday, April 22, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00p ET to learn more about “Future Directions for Disability Policy at the Federal and State levels” from Andy Imparato, Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) and Jeff Edwards, Director of Kentucky Protection and Advocacy, at the University of Kentucky Mineral Industries Building Conference Room 004. A link to the live video stream of the seminar will be sent to registrants.
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Andy Imparato is the Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). He has worked with bipartisan policymakers to advance disability policy at the national level in the areas of civil rights, workforce development, and disability benefits.
Jeff Edwards is the Director of Kentucky Protection and Advocacy. He has a professional history of representing children and adults with civil rights violations related to the areas of special education, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Olmstead decision.