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Note from the Director


Greetings: It has been a while since we have posted activities for the KARRN group. This does not mean we have been idle.  On the contrary, we have been very busy this year. We have uploaded the last two group updates that include all the...

FROM AARP.ORG: A Community is Enabled Through the Reuse of Walkers, Wheelchairs and More


A decade ago in Hazard, Kentucky, home of the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, physical therapists from four health programs met and shared a common complaint. Used wheelchairs, walkers, canes, crutches and other...

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky Donates $125k to Hazard’s new Appalachian Center for Assistive Technology


By Ryan Clark CHS Communications Director HAZARD, Ky. (March 10, 2023) — The University of Kentucky announced today a $125,000 grant from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky to support the new Appalachian Center for Assistive Technology, or ACAT,...

Appalachian Center for Assistive Technology


The Appalachian Center for Assistive Technology (ACAT) is the Assistive Technology Resource...

Perry County Students Improve Accessibility at Local Park Through UK's CARAT-TOP Program


Video produced by The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (UK CERH). To view captions for this video, push play and click on the CC icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. If using a mobile...

Project CARAT refurbishes assistive devices while filling the gap for supply chain issues


As the price of aluminum continues to skyrocket, hospitals across the U.S. are reporting shortages in wheelchairs, canes and walkers. A program at the University of Kentucky refurbishes assistive devices while filling the gap of supply chain issues...

Community Connections: Uniting People Living with Disabling Conditions


Join us to participate in an upcoming discussion group hosted at Frazier Rehab’s Community Fitness & Wellness Gym (CFW) located at 250 East Liberty, Louisville, KY 40202. This group will meet every Wednesday starting April 13th for a 5-week...

'Toys with a Purpose' Ready to Help, But It Needs One Thing — Toys


LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 19, 2022) — Shelley Ferrin remembers exactly when everything started to make sense — the idea, the need and the simplicity of the solution. It all came together at once and seemed so clear. It was last fall when she and...