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Spring Seminar: “ABLE Accounts and other Financial Planning Tools: The Importance of Developing a Financial Identity”

Published: February 21, 2017

Millions of persons with disabilities and their families are often relegated to a life of poverty as a result of not being allowed to build even the most modest levels of resources. Persons receiving supports through Social Security, Medicaid and other publicly-funded programs are often disqualified from those supports if they have more than $2,000 worth of countable resources or assets.  –Carolyn Wheeler

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Empowering People to Navigate the University of Kentucky

Published: December 11, 2015

The Accessibility Mapping Project is providing the University of Kentucky community with current and accessible mobility related data about campus. This effort is a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Human Development Institute, Kentucky Geological Survey, Facilities Information Services, and Parking and Transportation Services.Empowering People to Navigate the University of KentuckyRead More…

Dr. Kleinert and family with award

Dr. Harold Kleinert Recognized with Top AUCD Honor: George Jesien Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: November 23, 2015

Retired HDI Executive Director and Professor Emeritus, Dr. Harold Kleinert, was recognized on Tuesday, November 17, with the top honor from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, the George Jesien Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is named for Dr. George Jesien who served as the Executive Director of AUCD for 14 years and led the organization’s growth to a national force in the disability community. Joining Dr. Kleinert for the ceremony were his wife and daughter, Jane and Coady, Dr. Kathy Sheppard-Jones, and a number of HDI staff and students. Dr. Harold Kleinert Recognized with Top AUCD Honor: George Jesien Lifetime Achievement AwardRead More…