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Center for Disabilities Studies
University of Delaware
461 Wyoming Road
Newark DE 19716
Phone: 302-831-6974
TDD: 302-831-4689
Email: info@gohdwd.org

Respite Summit 2015

Calling all caregivers, legislators, employers, and other stakeholders who have ideas, questions, or concerns about the future of respite in Delaware! At the 2015 Respite Summit, you’ll have the chance to help plan and shape how Delaware approaches respite care. Please help us take the first steps towards developing a respite sustainability plan.

Wednesday […]

5th Annual Caregiver & Respite Conference

You Count! Don’t Burn Out!

Easter Seals and the Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities is hosting the 5th Annual Caregiver and Respite Conference and there’s a new twist. Instead of a full day conference, the conference is structured in two separate sessions – one in the morning and one in […]

A Collaborative Interagency, Interdisciplinary Approach to Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

12:00 p.m. ET – 1:30 p.m. ET

This webinar will focus on interdisciplinary and interagency collaboration in supporting self-determined transition of youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities to adulthood and community life. Topics addressed in this webinar will include: health, postsecondary education, community living, cultural contexts, and interagency collaboration. To register […]

Connecting the Dots Updated

The Center for Disabilities Studies and Delaware Family Voices/Family to Family Health Information Center have created a new edition of Connecting the Dots, A Guide to Finding Services for Children and Adults with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs in Delaware. The guide includes suggestions about where to begin your search for information and services; […]

Delaware campaigning to boost enrollment in Text4Baby

Pregnant women and new moms get free health text messages. Text “BABY” to 511411 or go to www.text4baby.org. TEXT4BABY state enrollment contest ends 10/20. Delaware is so close to ranking in the top 3 for registered moms. Share this message and get more moms connected! Learn more at http://www.gohdwd.org/health-care/devscreen/text-4-baby/ or contact Karen Zalewski at (302) […]

Get Ready Day

Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

A disaster can strike at any time. On September 21st, prepare yourself and your family for an emergency by observing “Get Ready Day.” Three simple steps can help you “Get Ready” for an emergency. Join Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities as we help our families and friends prepare for […]