Promoting independence, productivity, and integration for all people.

The Human Development Institute is Kentucky's University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service. We focus our efforts on improving lifelong opportunities and services for individuals with disabilities, their families and the community.

Attention Students!

The Human Development Institute offers a Graduate Certificate in Developmental Disabilities

  • Available to all disciplines
  • Opportunities for research, leadership, networking, and funding
  • Expands knowledge of issues, supports, and legislation for people with developmental disabilities

HDI Graduate Certificate Spring 2015 Informational Session Dates:

Interested individuals should contact Kheo Ly ( or Ashante’ Givens ( for information on these sessions.

Seminar Registration