State or Local Resources:
Arc of Kentucky: www.arcofky.org
An organization advocating for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities
Kentucky Protection and Advocacy: kypa.net
Kentucky Protection and Advocacy works to protect and promote the rights of Kentuckians with disabilities through legally based individual and systemic advocacy, and education
University of Kentucky Human Development Institute: hdi.uky.edu
HDI’s mission, informed by the lived experience of people with disabilities, is to advance efforts that build inclusive communities, address inequities, and improve the lives of all people who experience disability across the lifespan.
The Council on Developmental Disabilities: the-council.org
The Council helps individuals, families and caregivers by providing one-on-one guidance, training events and social events to navigate essential community resources to help individuals live their best lives. We are here to serve your family for a lifetime, offering training and empowerment through all the stages of your journey.
FEAT of Louisville: featoflouisville.org
Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) of Louisville is a non-profit organization that actively supports and funds autism programs for the entire family.
National Alliance on Mental Illness Louisville: namilouisville.org
NAMI Louisville works to strengthen families and individuals affected by mental illness through education, support and advocacy.
KY-SPIN (Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network): kyspin.com
The mission of KY-SPIN, Inc. is to link families and individuals with disabilities to valuable resources that will enable them to live productive, fulfilling lives.
Kentucky Works: kentuckyworks.org
KentuckyWorks is a collaborative effort to support youth and young adults with intellectual disabilities, autism, and multiple disabilities in finding competitive employment.
Autism Society of Kentuckiana: ask-lou.org
The Autism Society of Kentuckiana (ASK) is a non-profit organization serving Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana that provides support for families affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders.