Student receiving certificate from camp.

HDI Hosts Summer Leadership Camp For High School Students with Disabilities

Last week, HDI hosted a Summer Leadership Experience Camp for high school students with disabilities. The camp, designed to prepare students for a successful transition to college, included presentations and activities to promote self-advocacy, self-determination, and leadership skills needed to succeed in college. Continue reading

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Student Scholarships: Disability Policy Seminar

Whittney Darnell and Rongxiu Wu, doctoral students in the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI) Graduate Certificate program in Developmental Disabilities, recently received HDI Student Scholarships to attend the Disability Policy Seminar in Washington, D.C.

The Disability Policy Seminar is an annual conference put on in collaboration by multiple national disability organizations including the Association for University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). The conference focuses on educating participants about policy issues affecting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Continue reading