• HDI Speakers Featured at Post-Secondary Education Workshop in Louisville

    HDI Speakers Featured at Post-Secondary Education Workshop in Louisville

    On Thursday, October 11,  HDI’s Teresa Belluscio and her two STEPS students, Emma Keyser and Brooke Wray, co-presented at a “Build Your Future” workshop at the McDowell Center in Louisville. The McDowell Center holds the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) and Kentucky Office for the Blind (OFB) Offices. The workshop was sponsored by the Center…

  • KentuckyWorks Post-Secondary Community Conversation

    KentuckyWorks Post-Secondary Community Conversation

    by Amanda Corbin Nearly 100 people attended a community conversation on May 21 for self-advocates, families, and professionals to discuss how to increase post-secondary opportunities for youth with intellectual disabilities (ID). The conversation was held simultaneously in Morehead, Murray, and Lexington via video conference. Guest speakers included Cate Weir, Project Director for the Think College…

  • Join us for the Summer Leadership Experience Camp!

    Join us for the Summer Leadership Experience Camp!

    I liked the Summer Leadership Experience Camp because of all the new opportunities it brought me, the friendships it brought me as well. I also liked it because the atmosphere was great and the leaders were excellent, had a love for the camp and the campers as well.  –Emma The Summer Leadership Experience is for…

  • HDI Hosts Summer Leadership Camp For High School Students with Disabilities

    HDI Hosts Summer Leadership Camp For High School Students with Disabilities

    Last week, HDI hosted a Summer Leadership Experience Camp for high school students with disabilities. The camp, designed to prepare students for a successful transition to college, included presentations and activities to promote self-advocacy, self-determination, and leadership skills needed to succeed in college.