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Report ranks Kentucky fifth in efforts to serve those with intellectual and developmental disabilities 

Kentucky has made significant strides to improve policies that help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities lead more independent and productive lives, according to a just-released report. The evaluation propels the Commonwealth from 40th in 2007, to fifth in state rankings this year, one of the most significant climbs in the nation. The report was compiled by the ANCOR Foundation...

OWL celebrates 52-year success story, serving hard-to-employ with workforce, job training

Opportunity for Work and Learning – OWL – serves those facing barriers to employment, providing workforce and job-readiness training. (Photo by Judy Clabes)   By Judy Clabes KyForward editor   Opportunity for Work and Learning (OWL) just celebrated 52 years in the business of training and job-readiness of more than 23,000 people in the Lexington area.   The program began...