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HDI Shares Importance of Giving Updated Information With Genetic Diagnoses

Published: July 18, 2016

When parents first hear the news that their child has a genetic condition, they want support and accurate and up-to-date information right away. They fundamentally want to know what life is like for people living with those conditions. However, sometimes they may receive outdated information or resources that leave them frustrated and confused. Parents may also receive a list of medical conditions associated with a condition without information about life outcomes and social supports.HDI Shares Importance of Giving Updated Information With Genetic DiagnosesRead More…

New Online Learning Center Available through HDI

Published: July 13, 2016

Virtual training at the Human Development Institute has a new look as a new online learning center is available for interdisciplinary online training. HDI is using a new learning platform to host free and low cost online training. The new online learning center meets requirements for accessibility, as well as responsive to the size of the device a learner accesses the site on.New Online Learning Center Available through HDIRead More…

Kentucky Disability Resource Guide: Now Interactive and Digital

Published: July 12, 2016

In June 2016, the Human Development Institute released an interactive digital version of the popular Kentucky Disability Resource Guide ( This resource allows professionals, Kentuckians with disabilities, and their families to find a range of resources at their fingertips within just a few clicks. Kentucky Disability Resource Guide: Now Interactive and DigitalRead More…

Screenshot of Anna Bard, Darrell Mattingly, other students

Routing a Path for Everyone

Published: July 5, 2016

A group of students and HDI employee, Darrell Mattingly, led by HDI Disability Program Specialist Anna Bard, set out on a mission last year to map accessibility on campus so that everyone — no matter how they’re navigating — can have the information they need to get around campus efficiently. In the fall 2016 semester, UK Facilities Management’s Facilities Information Services will unveil the new interactive campus map that includes accessibility attributes and can route an appropriate path depending on a user’s needs. Routing a Path for EveryoneRead More…