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Kentucky receives $75,000 grant to loan smart-home technology to individuals with disabilities

The Kentucky Assistive Technology Services (KATS) Network, within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, will now loan smart-home technology to help individuals with paralysis become more independent. Funded through the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, Kentucky received $75,000 from the High Impact Innovative Assistive Technology (HIIAT) grant for the My New Kentucky Smart Home program...

55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference set for June 24-28 in Louisville

The 55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) is set for June 24 through June 28 in Louisville, showcasing the very best in career and technical education for the skilled trades. This marks the fifth straight year that the NLSC — the world’s largest hands-on skills competition — has been held in Louisville. The 55th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills...