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Kentucky SCI Resources

DISCLAIMER- Any information found on this site or the sites to which it links should be verified by your professional health care provider.  KARRN does not necessarily endorse the ideas or opinions of the sources found within
The Appalachia Service Project helps with home modifications and installation of wheelchair ramps. Please visit their site for more information.
Kentucky Assistive Technology Act Program

American Physical Therapy Association Resources:
This is the website for the UK- Centers for Excellence in Rural Health- Hazard.
The center houses the North Fork Valley Community Health Center, the host clinic for the East Kentucky Family Medicine Residency Program. The center also houses the Kentucky Homeplace program and Kentucky State Office of Rural Health, which are nationally recognized for improving rural residents’ access to health care.
The mission of the Kentucky Homeplace Program is to provide access to medical, social, and environmental services for the citizens of the Commonwealth. This organization is directed by Fran Feltner.
This is the website for the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center in Thelma KY. The Perkins Center is located in Eastern Kentucky and is a division of the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation was created to enable Kentuckians with disabilities to obtain all the services they would need to become employed in one location.
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation- Assistive Technology
Website for the UK Extension Program for AgrAbility Kentucky AgrAbility is part of the National AgrAbility Project and provides education and technical assistance to agriculture operators and farm families who face the challenges of a disability.
This is the website for the Kentucky Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs. The mission of this commission is to enhance the quality of life for Kentucky’s children with special health care needs through direct service, leadership, education and collaboration.
Independence Place of Kentucky-MISSION STATEMENT: To assist people with disabilities to achieve their Full potential for community inclusion through improved access, choice, and equal opportunity.
This is the website to the Brain Injury Alliance of Kentucky. This site provides information with respect to stroke prevention, education and Service and support.

TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Trust Fund
The TBI Trust Fund was established to provide flexible funding and
support to those with brain injuries. The fund supports supplemental community-based efforts to meet the special needs of each individual with a brain injury. People with a partial or total disability caused by injury to the brain are eligible to receive support from the TBI Trust Fund. Eligible individuals have impaired cognitive abilities or impaired brain function. People with brain injury and without viable funding sources for needed services are eligible to receive support from the TBI Trust Fund. There are no caps for family income levels used to screen for services. Lack of adequate funding may be a result of the exhaustion of current benefits or benefit exclusion.
This is the website for the Kentucky and Southern Indiana Stroke Association (KSISA). This website provides some information about stroke, area support groups and events.
Wheelin’ Sportsmen is an outreach division of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) providing people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities.