• Summer Leadership Experience 2023

    Summer Leadership Experience 2023

    What comes next after you graduate high school? When students toss their caps in the air, a whole new world opens up and they’re faced with a number of new choices that could have a profound effect on their future. Choices like that are hard to make. How do you further your education? Do you…

  • UK Human Development Institute Welcomes Kentucky High School Upperclassmen with Disabilities to Apply to its Summer Leadership Experience Camp 

    UK Human Development Institute Welcomes Kentucky High School Upperclassmen with Disabilities to Apply to its Summer Leadership Experience Camp 

    The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute will host its Summer Leadership Experience camp for its sixth consecutive summer. The transitional experience camp, which will take place July 6-9, welcomes rising high school juniors and seniors with disabilities in Kentucky to apply. The camp, which is sponsored by Kentucky’s Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, offers both…

  • 2021 Summer Leadership Experience Accepting Applications

    2021 Summer Leadership Experience Accepting Applications

    The University of Kentucky Human Development Institute in partnership with the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation present the Summer Leadership Experience on July 7–10, 2021. All Kentucky high school upperclassmen (entering juniors and seniors) with disabilities are welcome to apply. Students can apply online at www.tinyurl.com/hdicamp and pay the $50 application fee which includes a…

  • Summer Leadership Experience

    Summer Leadership Experience

    The University of Kentucky (UK) Human Development Institute (HDI) and the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation invites Kentucky high school students with disabilities entering their junior or senior year to apply for the Summer Leadership Experience. This three-day overnight camp on the campus of the University of Kentucky equips young adults to be successful in…

  • Anderson County High School students awarded trips to HDI Summer Leadership Camp

    Anderson County High School students awarded trips to HDI Summer Leadership Camp

    Two Anderson County High School students have been awarded trips to the HDI Summer Leadership Camp at the University of Kentucky. The Central Kentucky Educational Cooperative (CKEC) recently received an HDI grant for (RITT’s) Regional Transition Teams to develop trainings or avenues for students with disabilities to transition beyond high school. CKEC Transition Specialists Tara…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Summer Leadership Training Camp 2017

    Summer Leadership Training Camp 2017

    The Summer Leadership Experience is a wonderful opportunity for high school juniors and seniors with mild to moderate disabilities to get a glimpse of the college experience for a week this summer. This program is for students who want to transition to higher education. The Summer Leadership Experience is a day camp that will begin at 9 am…