• 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990. The ADA is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public. The purpose of the law is to make sure…

  • Celebrating 30 years of the ADA!

    Celebrating 30 years of the ADA!

    Join the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute – HDI, Kentucky Protection & Advocacy – P&A, and the Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities as we commemorate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with a virtual screening of the award-winning documentary “Crip Camp“, followed by a panel discussion with the Directors of the film, Nicole Newnham…

  • Danielle Augustin selected as AUCD Emerging Leader

    The UK Human Development Institute is pleased to announce the selection of Danielle Augustin as an Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Emerging Leader.  Emerging Leaders can make a collective impact at the local, state, and national level and are part of a community of early career professionals from all health and related disciplines, including self-advocates…

  • Healthy and Connected: An important message from the UK Human Development Institute

    Healthy and Connected: An important message from the UK Human Development Institute

    Dr. Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Executive Director of the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute (HDI), shares an important and timely message with Kentuckians. This short video message includes reminders about landmark civil rights laws and protections in our country, as well as information about resources and services that can help people with disabilities stay safe, healthy,…

  • 4th Thursday ADA Talks

    4th Thursday ADA Talks

    DI and HDI CATS host an ADA Training series held on the fourth Thursday of each month covering different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act featuring Jason Jones as the lead speaker.In August, the talk will focus on “Physical Accessibility of Places of of Public Accommodation: Exploring Title III Cases.” Join us on August…

  • 4th Thursday ADA Talks

    4th Thursday ADA Talks

    HDI and HDI CATS host an ADA Training series held on the fourth Thursday of each month covering different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act featuring Jason Jones as the lead speaker. In July, the talk will focus on “Program Access and Structural Accessibility of Public Services: Exploring Title II.” Join us on July…

  • The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: October

    The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: October

    HDI and HDI CATS have launched an ADA Training series to be held on the fourth Thursday of each month covering different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act. The next training will be led by Jason Jones and will cover “ADA & Public Accommodations: Legal Applications of Title III” on October 25, 2018 from…

  • The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: September

    The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: September

    HDI and HDI CATS have launched an ADA Training series to be held on the fourth Thursday of each month covering different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act. The next training will be led by Jason Jones and will cover Disability & Law Enforcement: Interaction and Emergency Response on September 27, 2018 from 10-11am.…

  • The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: July

    The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: July

    HDI and HDI CATS have launched an ADA Training series to be held on the fourth Thursday of each month covering different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act. The next training will be led by Jason Jones and will cover Program Access and Structural Accessibility of Public Facilities: Exploring Title II on July 26,…

  • The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: March

    The 4th Thursday ADA Talks: March

    HDI and HDI CATS has launched an ADA Training series to be held on the fourth Thursday of each month covering different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act. The next training will be led by Jason Jones and will cover ADA and EMPLOYMENT: Exploring TITLE 1 on March 22 from 10-11am. You can register…