KentuckyWorks creates resources to help people with disabilities prepare for work and get meaningful jobs. We also create resources for families, and professionals to help people with disabilities find work. Below are resources we developed as part of KentuckyWorks.

We have also developed flyers for you to learn and share about the KentuckyWorks resources most helpful for you:

Modules

Modules are 1-2 hour online courses you can take to learn about different employment, transition, and benefits topics.

EMP 101: What We All Need to Know About Transition for Students with Significant Disabilities

EMP 101: What We All Need to Know About Transition for Students with Significant Disabilities

Updated EMP 101: What We All Need to Know About Transition for Students with Significant Disabilities [Take course for credit] ...
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EMP 102: Important Predictors for Post-School Success

EMP 102: Important Predictors for Post-School Success: Take course for credit. This module describes the strongest, evidence-based correlates of post-school ...
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Benefits 101: A Guided Study of Your Own Situation

Benefits 101: A Guided Study of Your Own Situation

Benefits 101: A Guided Study of Your Own Situation [Take course for credit.] This one hour training is an overview ...
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Transition 103: Endless Possibility – Preparing High School Students with Disabilities for Successful Transition to Employment

EMP 103: Endless Possibility - Preparing High School Students with Disabilities for Successful Transition to Employment This course reviews preparation ...
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Employment 104 Family Engagement

Register for the free online Family Engagement Module [Link} This free online course shows the parents of children with significant ...
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Employment 105 Professional Family Engagement

Employment 105 Professional Family Engagement

Register for the free online Professional Family Engagement Module [Link} This two-hour course is designed to enhance professionals’ (teachers, VR ...
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HDI Transportation Initiative (with modules)

Visit the Transportation Initiative website [link] The Transportation Initiative is a project of UK’s Human Development Institute and is funded ...
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KentuckyWorks Infographics

Infographics are one page information sheets about different employment and benefits topics ranging from Community Work Transition Programs to SSI.

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KentuckyWorks SSDI IRWE Infographic

Download the "SSDI Impairment Related Work Expense (IRWE) Infographic." Download the "SSDI Impairment Related Work Expense (IRWE) Infographic [Accessible Version]." ...
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KentuckyWorks SSI IRWE Infographic

Download SSI Impairment Related Work Expense (IRWE) Infographic. Download the "SSI Impairment Related Work Expense (IRWE) Infographic [Accessible Version]." This ...
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KentuckyWorks Student Earned Income Exclusion Infographic

Download “Student Earned Income Exclusion” Infographic. This infographic talks about the Students Earned Income Exclusion which enables many students to ...
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KentuckyWorks Trial Work Period Infographic

Download "The Trial Work Period" Infographic. This infographic talks about the Trial Work Period. Please print and share! ...
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KentuckyWorks: The Truth About Working While Receiving SSDI Infographic

Download "The Truth About Working While Receiving SSDI Infographic" Infographic. Please print and share! ...
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KentuckyWorks No Nonsense Approach to Employment Infographic

Download "No Nonsense Approach to Employment" Infographic. Please print and share! ...
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KentuckyWorks: The Truth About Working While Receiving SSI Infographic

Download "The Truth About Working While Receiving SSI" Infographic. Please print and share! ...
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KentuckyWorks Postsecondary Financial Assistance Infographic

Download "Postsecondary Financial Assistance Infographic" Infographic. Please print and share! ...
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KentuckyWorks: What is a Comprehensive Training Program? Infographic

Learn more about Comprehensive Training Programs, or individualized programs through colleges or universities that allow students with Intellectual Disabilities an ...
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KentuckyWorks: 6 Myths About Worker Infographic

Download 6 Myths About Workers Infographic. Please print and share! ...
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KentuckyWorks: Hiring People with Disabilities Infographic

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KentuckyWorks Employer Infographic

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KentuckyWorks: Comparison of Employment Data Infographic

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KentuckyWorks BWE Infographic

Download the "Blind Work Expense (BWE) Infographic." This infographic talks about Blind Work Expenses (BWE) ...
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KentuckyWorks: Tax Incentives Infographic

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KentuckyWorks Products

These tools include videos and templates to help you with transition, employment, and coordinating benefits.

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Kentucky Comprehensive Transition & Postsecondary Programs Briefs

Learn about Comprehensive Transition and Postsecondary Programs (CTPs) designed to support students with intellectual disabilities (ID) who want to continue ...
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Kentucky Checklists for a Bright Future

The Kentucky Checklists for a Bright Future offer a one page checklist of the most important things parents and youth ...
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Transition Overview Document

Download the Transition Overview Document [link]. Learn from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Office of Vocational ...
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SSI 101 Video (The Truth About SSI and Working)

This video covers how youth with disabilities can work and keep their benefits. Created by Jeff White and Carolyn Wheeler ...
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Brighter Futures Vision Statement: Template and Tutorial Video

Download Vision Statement PDF Download Vision Statement WORD Download Blank Vision Statement WORD If you are getting ready for a ...
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You Can Do So Many Things! Childrens’ Book

You Can Do So Many Things! Children's Book [Link] "You Can Do So Many Things!" explores the different job possibilities ...
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HDI Transportation Initiative (with modules)

Visit the Transportation Initiative website [link] The Transportation Initiative is a project of UK’s Human Development Institute and is funded ...
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KentuckyWorks Brochure

Learn more about KentuckyWorks by downloading our brochure. We are also happy to have our partners distribute the brochure, and ...
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Seeing a Brighter Future Handout for Professionals

Seeing a Brighter Future Handout for Professionals This handout accompanies the Brighter Futures curriculum for education and employment professionals to ...
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Seeing a Brighter Future Handout with Resources for Parents

Download Seeing a Brighter Future Handout with Employment Resources [PDF] (Kentucky Version) Download Seeing a Brighter Future Handout with Employment ...
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Brighter Futures Family Engagement Curriculum

Contact Stephanie Meredith at Stephanie.meredith@uky.edu to learn more about our Brighter Futures family engagement curriculum. Seeing a Brighter Future is ...
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Share KentuckyWorks

Download a PowerPoint presentation to share KentuckyWorks with professionals, colleagues, and families: KentuckyWorksMarketing Download a customizable Word document script for ...
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Download flyer about KentuckyWorks employment resources for families.