Norb Ryan

Profile Updated: April 29, 2015
Residing In Versailles, KY USA
Spouse/Partner Barbara
Occupation State of KY Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator - Retired
Children Jennifer born 1977
Matt Born 1982
Yes! Attending Reunion


The Office of the State ADA Coordinator of Kentucky provides training and technical assistance to state government agencies and programs regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The technical trainings are in the areas of employment, programs, services and facilities. The Office also responds to inquiries from local governments, individuals and businesses in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
State ADA Coordinator 2001 – Retired 2014
Human Development Institute at UK 1992 – 2000
Disability Program Administrator
Kentucky Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, Director
Kentucky Employment Initiative, Employment Specialist
Child Development Centers of the Bluegrass 1976 – 1992
Extension Centers Director – Parent Coordinator
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital 1971 – 1976
Director Therapeutic Recreation
Carl D. Perkins Lifetime Advocacy Award 2011 Presented by the ARC of the Bluegrass
Jean Gossik Advocacy Award 2011 Presented by Kentucky Protection and Advocacy
Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Inductee 2010
“EP Maxwell J. Schleifer Distinguished Service Award” 2007
National Board of Directors, Association of Universities Centers on Disabilities 1998 – 2005
“Outstanding Alumnus” 1993
College at Eastern Kentucky University
Graduate: Eastern Kentucky University 1975

Married, 42 years Children: Jenny & Matt