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Andy Imparato and Jeff Edwards

HDI Spring Seminar Series: Future Directions for Disability Policy at the Federal and State levels

Published: March 30, 2016

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.

Click here to register for the seminar. For help registering, contact walt.bower@uky.edu.

Presenters:

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.
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Civic Hacking for Building Visibility

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On March 5, 2016, OpenLexington and maptimeLEX, local groups committed to open learning and open data, joined forces to host Lexington’s 2016 CodeAcross event. CodeAcross, initiated by Code for America, is a worldwide weekend long initiative to organize action of its network of civic hacking volunteer groups. CodeAcross events work to produce open source technology solutions, data accessibility, and services for the citizens, by citizens. Code for America hosted its 5th annual CodeAcross civic hacking weekend March-5-6, 2016, coinciding with International Open Data day. Civic Hacking for Building VisibilityRead More…



Recognizing Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, UK HDI Highlights Resources Available to Kentuckians

Published: March 29, 2016

Photo from Kentucky Peer Support Network Project, a program at HDI

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute (HDI) stands at the forefront of this movement to make sure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, such as autism and Down syndrome, have access to valuable resources utilized throughout the nation and in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.Recognizing Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, UK HDI Highlights Resources Available to KentuckiansRead More…



Spring Seminar: Collaborating with Individuals with ASD and Their Families, An Occupational Therapist View

Published: March 11, 2016

Join us in person or online for our Spring Seminar series on Friday, April 15, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00p ET to learn more about “Collaborating with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Their Families, An Occupational Therapist View” from Scott D. Tomchek, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA at the University of Kentucky Mineral Industries Building Conference Room. A link to the live video stream of the seminar will be sent to registrants.

Click here to register for the seminar. For help registering, contact walt.bower@uky.edu.

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