Kentuckians with disabilities have a right to self determination including, but not limited to, the right to refuse, the right to participate, and the right to choose.
Kentuckians with disabilities have the same inherent rights as Kentuckians without disabilities.
Kentuckians with disabilities will live and receive services in integrated and inclusive settings.
Kentucky Protection and Advocacy values and accepts differences/diversity..
Anyone with a disability-related issue or question can contact P&A. You do not have to be receiving disability benefits or be a U.S. citizen to receive assistance.
Kentucky Protection and Advocacy has a vision of a just society where all people are treated with dignity and respect for their expressed choices and have equal opportunities to participate in an integrated and inclusive society where different abilities are valued.
The public high school in Northern Kentucky was denying her the right to join the competitive marching band solely on her diagnosis. Kentucky P&A advocate and ADA Coordinator met with the assistant superintendent about the violations of the ADA, Section 504, and the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Through the combined intervention, the teen became a successful member of the high school marching band.
kentucky PROTECTION & ADVOCACY
To protect and promote the rights of Kentuckians with disabilities through legally based individual and systemic advocacy, and education.