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Fall Seminar: Policy Adoption and the Legislative Process

Published: October 26, 2015

Join us for the third presentation in our Fall Seminar series on Friday, October 30, 2015  from 1:00 – 3:00p ET to learn more about policy adoption and the legislative process, including central features of policy making in Kentucky. Join us at the UK Coldstream Research Campus Human Development Training Room (1525 Bull Lea Road, Lexington KY 40511) with live videoconferencing to sites around the state. This seminar will cover opportunities for advocacy organizations to pursue their agendas and barriers they have to overcome to achieve their policy goals. The Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities provides examples of agenda setting and advocacy.

Registration: Electronic registration will open October 9, 2015. Register here and select your attendance site. To become a remote site or for help registering, contact walt.bower@uky.edu Fall Seminar: Policy Adoption and the Legislative ProcessRead More…



Welcome to Our New Research Assistants!

Published: October 14, 2015

We’re excited to welcome our RAs for 2015-2016 and invite you to get to know more about them and their projects! In the coming months, we will be highlighting each of them and their work, so stay tuned for more information.Welcome to Our New Research Assistants!Read More…



Look for Us at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting Next Month

Published: October 13, 2015

Several members of HDI will be making presentations or exhibiting at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting November 16-18. Below is a list of our session so you can come visit us and learn more about what we’re doing at HDI and how our ideas can be adapted for other programs:Look for Us at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Annual Meeting Next MonthRead More…



HDI Awarded Grant to Promote Diversity and Provide Three Scholarships for Graduate Certificates in Developmental Disabilities

Published: October 9, 2015

We’re very excited to share that HDI has received a National Training Initiatives (NTI) grant from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) to provide three professionals from Appalachia with full scholarships to our online graduate certificate in developmental disabilities! The scholarships will cover tuition, travel and books required for the program, and these students will also agree to serve on HDI’s Underserved Populations Engagement Committee to help us further benefit more diverse populations.

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