Events

2019 KARRN Conference

Wednesday, September 18, 9:00am

Save the Date for our 10th annual KARRN Conference

This year's conference theme is "Resources in the Real World"

Share our Save the Date flyer with your colleagues, patients, caregivers, and others!

The 4th Thursday ADA Talks

Thursday, January 24, 10:00am

HDI and HDI CATS are launching an ADA Training series to be held on the fourth Thursday of each month covering different topics surrounding the Americans with Disabilities Act.

This month's presentation is "Accessible Technology & the Workforce: AT as a Reasonable Accomodation."

Register here: https://uky.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dmuHhROVAnYfsON

Join by internet or in person at HDI CATS, 2358 Nicholasville Road Suite 180 
Lexington, KY 40503

hdiatcenter@l.uky.edu

 

Ag conference in Lexington!

Wednesday, January 16, 1:45pm

With our Kentucky AgrAbility partner, we are pleased to announce that the 2016 International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health Annual Conference will be in Lexington at the Hilton in June.

“Bottom Dollars” Documentary in Lexington

Saturday, January 12, 1:00pm

We shared the Somerset screening of this documentary with you in July, and now this documentary is coming to Lexington. This free screening and panel discussion about “Bottom Dollars”, an original film about employment for all by Rooted in Rights. “Bottom Dollars” is an hour-long documentary that exposes segregated workplaces and low wages often paid to people with disabilities. Through personal stories and expert interviews, the film presents a vision for better alternatives that promote community inclusion, equal opportunity, and fair wages.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Lyric Theatre and Cultural Arts Center
Community Room
300 E Third Street
Lexington KY 40508

For more information, contact Elaine Eisenbaum at eeisenbaum@uky.edu or (859) 257-6086.

KARRN 2018 Conference – Save the Date

Friday, August 24, 9:00am

Planning is in progress for our annual conference. Please plan to join us on Friday, August 24 at Perkins Conference Center in Richmond KY, and spread the word by sharing our Save the Date flyer.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Berea support group June 25

Monday, June 25, 11:15am

The ABLE (Achieve and Build Lifetime Empowerment) group meets on Monday, June 25 at 11:15 in the Fellowship Hall at Berea Baptist Church (310 Chestnut Street). Parking is convenient and the building is handicapped accessible.

This month will feature Nick Wallace as a guest speaker, and he will present Financial Planning for Special Needs.

The support group is free, volunteer, confidential and lowkey. It is for those with visible and invisible disabilities. Caregivers are welcome. All are encouraged to bring paper and pen and a snack and drink for yourself.

AgrAbility webinar on Thursday, June 23; register by June 21

Thursday, June 23, 2:00pm

"Brain Injury and Beyond"
Thursday, June 23
2:00 p.m. EDT

Topics include:

  • Brain injury basics
  • Understanding mood, memory and behavior after  injury
  • Ongoing symptoms and safety
  • Mobile technologies for individuals with brain injury

Click here for details about this one-hour webinar.

Lexington TBI Support Group

NeuroRestorative Lexington’s next Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group is on Wednesday, July 26th. See below for additional information.  Feel free to invite others who may benefit from the group.

Please let Emmaly know if you have any questions.

Rural Stress Summit, December 10-11 in Atlanta

Rural Stress: Promising Practices and Future Directions

December 10-11, 2018 · Atlanta, Georgia

Rural America faces many challenges: struggling economies, rising suicide rates and the growing opioid epidemic. Land-grant institutions are uniquely positioned to impact community wellness in rural America at the local level. The University of Georgia invites you to join representatives from across rural America to have a conversation, explore best practices, and learn from industry and academic experts.

Please save the date and join us in Atlanta at the Crowne Plaza Atlanta-Airport.
View the full agenda, and register online.

2017 Bluegrass Area Laryngectomy Conference

Please save the date for the 2017 Bluegrass Area Laryngectomy Conference on Saturday September 16, 2017.

Course Description:  This intermediate level one-day course provides participants with a basic understanding of surgical management of laryngeal cancer, communication options after total laryngectomy, diagnosis and management of lymphedema, evaluation and treatment of dysphagia, and pulmonary rehabilitation post laryngectomy. Additionally, attendees will participate in hands-on and observational labs with patient volunteers. Areas addressed in the hands-on and observational labs will include:  tracheoesophageal voice prosthesis (TEP) troubleshooting skills, artificial larynx device selection and parameters for teaching functional communication, as well as tracheostoma management strategies, baseplate use, pulmonary rehabilitation via heat and moisture exchangers and use of hands-free devices.

To view the conference’s Agenda, Program Objectives, Instructional Faculty, CEU information and Registration,  click here.

For registration information, please call Tammy Jo Edge at  859.218. 0493
For content information, please call Tammy Wigginton at 859.218.0471

KARRN's Mission

A collaborative team that advocates to empower communities impacted by disability. Formed in 2008.

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