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Program focuses on employment opportunities for the disabled

Kentucky’s Employment First Council is a 28-member advisory group.

Kentucky will receive $11.6 million to serve people with disabilities

Kentucky will receive nearly $11.7 million in federal funding to help meet the needs of older adults and people with disabilities during the coronavirus outbreak.

New bipartisan group supports Kentuckians with disabilities

New support is here for Kentuckians with disabilities.

UPDATE: Missing Laurel Co. teen found safe

The Laurel County Sheriff says a Golden Alert has been issued for a missing 15-year-old girl with mental disabilities.

Ball Announces Bank Accounts for People with Disabilities

Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball says the state is offering special bank accounts to people with disabilities.

Report: Kentucky students often unnecessarily restrained

A report shows students with disabilities and students of color were most likely to be restrained and secluded in Kentucky schools in 2014-15.

Eligible voters may begin casting mail-in absentee ballots

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes says eligible voters may begin casting mail-in absentee ballots for Kentucky's May 17 primary election.

Toyota Bluegrass Miracle League celebrating 10 years

In 2006, the Toyota Bluegrass Miracle League (TBML) was founded with the support of community volunteers and corporations like Toyota and the Rotary Club of Lexington.

Bill aims to help families open tax-free savings accounts

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill aimed at helping families wanting to open tax-free savings accounts to cover the short- and long-term needs of relatives who have disabilities.

Bill aims to help families open tax-free savings accounts

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill aimed at helping families wanting to open tax-free savings accounts to cover the short- and long-term needs of relatives who have disabilities.

Advocates for disabled plan rally at Kentucky Capitol

Advocates for the disabled are gathering for a rally at Kentucky's Capitol to highlight the importance of state-supported services for the disabled.

High court rules against advocacy group in open-records case

Kentucky's Supreme Court has ruled that an advocacy group is not entitled to confidential information regarding the death of a ward of the state.

Commission for Citizens with Disabilities to host town hall meeting

The Mayor's Commission for Citizens with Disabilities will host a town hall meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Thursday September 17 at the Police Academy Training Center, 500 Newtown Pike.

Advocates push awareness about sexual assaults on disabled

Advocates are focusing attention on the high number of physical and sexual assaults perpetrated against people with disabilities.

62nd annual Crusade for Children raises nearly $5.7 million

The 62nd annual WHAS Crusade for Children has raised nearly $5.7 million for children with special needs.

Lawsuit filed over suspension of disability benefits

A lawsuit has been filed to stop the Social Security Administration from suspending disability benefits for some people in eastern Kentucky.

Supreme Court hears arguments over records fight

The Kentucky Supreme Court has heard arguments in a records dispute between the Council on Developmental Disabilities and the state Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Cyclists’ “Journey for Hope” Across America

On Tuesday, college cyclists trekking across the nation took a brief rest in Lexington before continuing to their destination in Washington DC.

Special Olympics Kentucky MedFest To Provide Free Medical Screenings

Special Olympics Kentucky will provide free sports physicals and other medical screenings to more than 75 Fayette County Public School students with disabilities on October 23rd at Memorial Coliseum.

Man Who Admitted Faking Disabilities While Panhandling Arrested

Gary Thompson, who admitted to exaggerating disabilities while panhandling in Lexington, is now in trouble with the law in Glasgow.

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Floyd County school start in-person classes Monday

Students will wear masks throughout the day.

Flag theft stirs emotions, investigators ask help

Theft happened late Wednesday night.