Take advantage of free online

learning opportunities listed below: 

June 18, 2020 2:30-4:00 PM EST Title: Availability for Learning in Children with multi-sensory Impairments with David Brown.  The majority of children with deaf-blindness today have significant disabilities with most or all of the sensory systems impaired including perception of pain, smell, taste, touch, balance as well as vision and hearing.  Two of these senses – the proprioceptive sense and the vestibular sense are particularly important yet often ignored.  These two senses play a key role in helping the brain attend to the external environment.

Register Here


UK HDI and OVR is offering a virtual summer leadership experience camp. The camp is offered to all KY students with mild to moderate disabilities who are planning to take that next step in their education post high school. Junior and senior students may apply. The virtual camp will be July 29-31st. The camp is free. Strands are: post-secondary education, self development, health & wellness and utilizing resources. UK, EKU, Sullivan and BCTC are a few of our camp speakers presenting information the educational strand. The sessions will be fun, informative and interactive.

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If you would like to be a speaker at camp, please send me an email to Teresa.Belluscio@nullUKY.EDU 


Join our webinar: Leader Dog’s For the Blind Application

The first step to getting free services from Leader Dog is to complete the application process which, admittedly, can take a little time. But it’s not hard to do.
In this upcoming webinar hosted by Leslie Hoskins, Leader Dog’s outreach services & community engagement manager, find out what information we require and how we use it to match clients to the most appropriate free training.
Our presenters will review our Guide Dog Training and O&M Training application processes, including how to make sure your video submission is complete.
Ample time will be given at the end of the presentation for questions. Questions can only be submitted via Zoom chat. People who join by phone may call our client services department at 888-777-5332, option 1, with questions after the webinar.
To join the webinar:
This presentation is being held via Zoom. All the information you need to join is below.
Date: Tuesday, June 16
Time: 3:00–3:30 p.m. EST
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The Human Development Institute (HDI) at the University of Kentucky is part of the Mental Health and Developmental Disability National Training Center. We have 8 online modules on mental health and DD, around disability, autism, intellectual disability, depression, anxiety, PTSD, and mental health therapy.

They are free and available at: https://mhddcenter.org/learn-now/


Free from Kentucky Partnership for Families – Resource List Helpful for Everyone




Save the Date!


Peroxisomal Disorders Conference 2020. (info to come)

Plan to attend the Global Foundation for 2020.  More to come




If you have an event to post, please contact Brenda.Mullins@nulluky.edu