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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 can do to prepare for meaningful employment and financial security at each age. The checklists also include the most important resources you need along the way.

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Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 18 Plus years-old (Young Adults)

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Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 18 Plus years-old (Assistant)

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Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 16-18 years-old (Parent)

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Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 16-18 years-old (Student)

Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 16-18 years-old (Student)

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Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 11-15 years-old (Student)

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Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 11-15 years-old (Parent)

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Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 6-10 years-old

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Kentucky Checklist for a Bright Future: 3-5 years-old

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iBelong


iBelong [link]

Website from Canada with videos and information sheets on how to make friends.

Best Buddies


National Best Buddies [link]

Helps people with disabilities find friends, find jobs, and become leaders.

National Phone: 305-374-2233

National Email: Info@BestBuddies.org

University of Kentucky Best Buddies [link]

Local Contact: Steve Tyner Wilson

Emails: bestbuddiesuky@gmail.comdjki225@g.uky.edustyne2@uky.edu

Special Olympics


Special Olympics [link]

Offers games and sports for people with disabilities and also offers Unified Sports for all people.

Phone: 1-800-700-8585

Email: info@specialolympics.org

HDI Recreation Resource Guide


HDI Recreation Resource Guide [link]

A book about recreation activities that include people with disabilities in Kentucky.

Kentucky Peer Buddies


Kentucky Peer Buddies [link]

Helps students support each other at school.

Phone: 859-257-5016

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Kentucky Peer Support Network Project


Kentucky Peer Support Network Project [link]

Creates groups of friends in classrooms.

Phone: 859-218-1338 (Patti Logsdon)