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18.4. Additional Programs or Resources

AHEAD Kentucky Scholarships
Phone: (270) 824-1869
The Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) offers two $500 scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a Kentucky Postsecondary Institution during the award period. Students need to be nominated by a disability support services officer at the applicant's institution.

Assistive Technology Exchange List
Phone: (800) 327-5287
Buy and/or sell used equipment.

Bluegrass Technology Center
Phone: (800) 209-7767
a consumer driven, non profit, grassroots organization assisting individuals who have disabilities, their families, and service providers in connecting with various technologies and services that provide the gateway to greater independence, productivity, and quality of life.

Cardinal Hill Easter Seals Foundation
Adaptive Recreation promotes healthy and active lifestyles with the goal to improve the overall quality of life for people with physical disabilities through education, exposure to adaptive equipment and adaptive recreation experiences in the community.

Friends For Michael, Inc. Spinal Cord Injury Organization
Phone: (502) 532-7071
Contact: Cindy Norton
A non-profit 501(c)(3), volunteer based, organization that raises funds primarily for spinal cord injury research, grants for victims and their families, spinal cord injury prevention/awareness education and scholarships for locally active high school graduates.

handiCAPABLE Guide Service, Inc.
Phone: (270) 362-0970
handiCAPABLE Guide Service, Inc. is dedicated to educating and rehabilitating through recreation. We provide the developmentally delayed and physically challenged youth and adults in Kentucky and surrounding states the opportunity to experience the thrills and challenges of boating, fishing, and other forms of outdoor recreation.

Kentucky AgrAbility
Phone: (800) 333-2814
to provide education and technical assistance to agriculture operators and farm family members who face the challenges of a disability.

Kentucky Education Rights Center
Phone: (859) 983-9222
The Kentucky Education Rights Center was established to work with families of children (ages 3 years to 21 years) with physical and mental disabilities in their relations to the public school systems.

Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network
Phone: (800) 525-7746
KY-SPIN, Inc. (Kentucky Special Parent Involvement Network) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting programs which will enable persons with disabilities and their families to enhance their quality of life.

Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation
(502) 321-3160

The Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation provides assistance and educational materials to people effected by spinal cord injury and disease.

Midwest Special Needs Trust
Phone: (888) 671-1069
Midwest Special Needs Trust (MSNT) provides trust services for persons with disabilities. Special needs trusts are a type of trust specifically designed for individuals with disabilities. If properly structured and administered, special needs trusts do not affect an individual's eligibility for benefits such as SSI or Medicaid. In addition, MSNT administers the Charitable Trust. Funds of the Charitable Trust are used to provide assistance to individuals with disabilities who meet eligibility and income criteria.

VSA arts of Kentucky

Phone: (877) 781-8725
VSA arts of Kentucky is a statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting arts, education and creative expression for all, with an emphasis on persons with disabilities.

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