More than 874,000 Kentuckians have disabilities. We make up nearly 21% of the population. Join us as we gather in the annex at the State Capitol in Frankfort on February 22, 2017. 10:00 am gather in the annex. 12:00 Lunch is provided 1:00 Rally in the Rotunda Educate policymakers about … Continue reading
REV UP KY is a non-partisan, cross disability, coalition of organizations and interested citizens who advocate for full political participation for Americans with disabilities. The disability community—people with disabilities, family members, attendants, providers, professionals, advocates and supporters—has a major stake in the outcome of this election. REV-UP KY … Continue reading
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The Center for Accessible Living is looking for one full time Independent Living Advocate to work out of the Murray, KY office. Interested individuals may submit a resume: Via fax: (502) 589-3980 “Attn: HR” Or mail: Human Resources, Center for Accessible Living, 501 S. 2nd Street, Suite 200, Louisville, KY 40202 No Phone … Continue reading
Know a college student who is looking for a boost in reaching their career goals? Looking for an internship this summer? The Center For Accessible Living is excited to announce Exceptional Scholars Career Institute 2015! Held at the Main Library June 8th-11th 10AM-3PM, this four day program features workshops and … Continue reading
We at the Center For Accessible Living are gearing up for the 3rd annual Independence University set for summer 2015! Held at Kosair Charities June 22nd-25th 1-4PM, this four day event is a crash course in the skills and information you need to live independently.
MEMORANDUM TO: Prospective bidders for construction of ramps, rails or other barrier removal projects FROM: Tom Stokes, Chair, Board of Directors RE: Request for Bids DATE: February 16, 2015 This is a request for bids for construction of ramps or other barrier removal projects for the Center for Accessible Living’s Rampbuilders … Continue reading
Thank you for your interest in the Project Safe Louisville training, “Engaging Individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Services.” Concerned about meeting the needs of individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing? Unsure of the individual’s rights and agency’s responsibilities? Interested in learning about services available … Continue reading
The Center for Accessible Living is now enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program, where every day purchases on your Kroger Plus card go towards cash back to CAL. Kroger Community Rewards makes fund-raising easy… all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card! It … Continue reading
Before Thomas Wheatley received a ramp, leaving his Jeffersontown home with his wheelchair or walker was so difficult he only left for doctor appointments. His ramp was the 100th built by volunteers from Ford and UAW Local 862, who have been building wheelchair ramps for Louisville residents since 2012. … Continue reading
The annual Western Kentucky Parent Professional conference will be held September 6 from 8:30 to 4:30 PM at Murray State University Curris Center 1500 Chestnut Street. Learn about special education, learning strategies, legal rights and advocacy. This free conference will tell you what you need to know for your student’s education, … Continue reading
The Pennyroyal Center out of Hopkinsville is offering services for veterans in the Western Kentucky area. There are two new case managers conducting outreach. Counties include Calloway, Marshall, Graves, McCracken, Carlisle, Hickman, Fulton, and Ballard. They can provide financial counseling, legal services, and affordable housing. If you know of any … Continue reading
In 2014, the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (KYOVR) started a pilot called the Car Individual Development Account (IDA) program as an independent living service. Under this program, ten individuals with disabilities would be selected to open a savings account for the purchase of an automobile to foster more independence … Continue reading
A house with a ramp is coming up for sale (near U of L, just off Preston St.) at 506 E. Brandeis Avenue. They are asking $89,000. The inside has a grab bar in the bedroom and two in bathroom. If interested, contact: Realtor Teresa Morgan at 502-301-8259.
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The system uses a variety of methods — text alerts, emails and phone calls — to warn citizens about potentially life-threatening events, including severe weather. “The Code Red system is easy to use and gets information to people quickly so they can protect themselves and their families,” Mayor Fischer said. … Continue reading
Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Kentucky Resource Guide was created by a community team that received a scholarship to attend the 2011” Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities” National Training Conference. This guide was created for professionals who may encounter individuals with disabilities who are crime victims.