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Ongoing Independence Place (IPKY) Events

Let’s Roll Kentucky**

Monthly peer support group, primarily individuals who use wheelchairs or experience paralysis, and others interested in issues affecting this population.

2358 Nicholasville Rd, Suite 180, Lexington, KY 40503.

Living Well With A Disability**

Monthly peer support workshops centering on goal setting, problem solving, and maintaining a healthy life while reaching your employment goals. For more information, contact

Recruiting participants and requesting feedback about this program from attendees at Let’s Roll Kentucky’s event at IPKY.

Friends For Life**

Monthly cross-disability peer support group

4th ADA Talks*

Monthly presentation on various aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act, presented by Jason Jones. Next session: January 24, 2019 from 10:00-11:00.  Register here.

Continuous/Open Enrollment


The mission of the Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury (KCSCI) is to gather individuals with paralysis and those interested in issues affecting them from around the Commonwealth to discuss issues and advocate for changes to improve life for people with paralysis. If you’re interested in getting involved with KCSCI, please contact

Continuous/Open Enrollment

Peer Mentoring**

IPKY and KCSCI are working to build a peer support program with the staff at Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital. If you have a spinal cord injury and are interested in becoming a peer mentor, please reach out to

*Program of University of Kentucky’s (UK) Human Development Institute (HDI)
**IPKY programs supported in part by a grant from Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

For more information about our IPKY programs, please email Ryan Guyder or Emily Nugent!  You can also reach their office by phone at 859-266-2807.