HDI Photo Library Available Now!

HDI Photo Library Available Now!

Stock photography lacks disability representation. The photos are often staged and use models without disabilities resulting in misrepresentation and unnatural ...
Increase Accessibility with Plain Language

Increase Accessibility with Plain Language

Opportunities to make life more inclusive are everywhere - even something as simple as the language we use can have ...
Dr. Mykal Leslie joins the Human Development Institute

Dr. Mykal Leslie joins the Human Development Institute

Dr. Mykal Leslie knows how to read the story that the numbers tell - and how to find the parts ...
Child Care Aware of Kentucky Block Project

Child Care Aware of Kentucky Block Project

It might be surprising to learn that one of the most powerful tools for teaching children during early development is ...
HDI's new project aims to enhance photography of people with disabilities

HDI’s new project aims to enhance photography of people with disabilities

Stock photography is a common tool used by almost all businesses and organizations; however, stock photos featuring people with disabilities ...
UK HDI researchers lay groundwork for national air travel accessibility research with focus on individuals who use wheelchairs

UK HDI researchers lay groundwork for national air travel accessibility research with focus on individuals who use wheelchairs

In July 2021, Engracia Figueroa’s power wheelchair–a $30,000 custom device—was critically damaged in the belly of a commercial plane. After ...
RETAIN Kentucky Goes to the 2022 Kentucky State Fair

RETAIN Kentucky Goes to the 2022 Kentucky State Fair

The Retaining Employment and Talent After Injury/Illness Network (RETAIN KY) Team recently participated in the Kentucky State Fair to raise ...
Human Development Institute’s Stephanie Meredith receives PCORI Engagement Award to address health disparities as related to Down syndrome diagnoses in Black and Hispanic families

Human Development Institute’s Stephanie Meredith receives PCORI Engagement Award to address health disparities as related to Down syndrome diagnoses in Black and Hispanic families

The Lettercase National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources at the University of Kentucky’s Human Development Institute (HDI) has been ...
HDI to Host Prenatal Disability Education Summit

HDI to Host Prenatal Disability Education Summit

On May 13, 2022, the National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources, housed at the UK Human Development Institute will ...
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