Kentucky APSE Awards


D. Timothy Estes Award for Imagination and Innovation criteria

Call for 2016 Kentucky APSE Award Nominations

Please take the time to read each award description carefully and consider who you can nominate for these awards.  This is a way to let a co-worker or disability advocate know they are doing a great job and their work is appreciated. We have a lot of great work going on across Kentucky lets showcase some of those people!

Nancy Hall Supported Employment Advocacy Award was established to honor a Rehabilitation Professional who has demonstrated exceptional determination and motivated individuals with the most significant disabilities to obtain their maximum vocational potential through Supported Employment.

Sam Serraglio Community Employment Award is given to a person that fosters the ideals of self-determination, individual excellence and independence for individuals with disabilities to successfully obtain community employment.  The candidate demonstrates an ability to advocate for people with disabilities while building partnerships with the business community, service provider, the family/provider and the individual.

Willie Byrd Legislative Award is given to a person who has supported and promoted the employment of people with significant disabilities through legislation and/or legislative efforts.  Consideration for this award should be given to a legislator and/or individuals who have worked effectively within the legislative and advocacy realm to insure that people with significant disabilities have the opportunity to work.

These award recipients will be recognized at the Annual Kentucky-APSE Conference Breakfast on April 29, 2016 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Name of Award: _________________________________________

Name of Nominee: _______________________________________

Your Contact Information: _________________________________

Please provide the above info & a brief description of this nominee’s efforts for consideration of the awards. Feel free to attach or email extra pages and/or pictures.

Please send by Deadline of April 4, 2016

To:  Sara Tinker
c/o Down Syndrome of Louisville
5001 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy
Louisville, KY 40291 

Or Email:  Sara@DSL.WIN.NET