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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

Overcoming Obstacles to Oral Health

A training program for caregivers of people with disabilities and frail elders

Thursday, August 28, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

The Center for Disabilities Studies at the University of Delaware 461 Wyoming Road, Newark DE 19716

The Center for Disabilities and the […]

Inclusive Health Promotion Strategies

Wednesday, April 16, 2014: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This webinar will provide attendees with updates on health promotion and health education efforts which are inclusive of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, from the perspective of three different University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)’s. Attendees will learn about current health promotion resources, […]

2nd Annual Weight Management Strategies Conference

One Approach Doesn’t Fit All! The 2nd Annual Weight Management Strategies Conference at Delaware State University is scheduled for Friday, March 21, 2014. Hear obesity experts discuss strategies to treat specific population groups, including children, African Americans and individuals with disabilities. To register, go to Conference sponsors include Nemours, AstraZeneca, the Expanded Food and […]

Get Your Flu Vaccine this Season

The flu takes thousands of lives each year in the U.S. Avoid getting the flu or spreading it to others by getting your flu vaccination today. The vaccine is the best protection against flu this season and everyone over the age of 6 months should get the vaccine each year.


The Delaware Division of […]

Women Be Healthy: A Promising Intervention to Promote Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Intellectual Disabilities

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

2:00 p.m. ET – 3:00 p.m. ET

Susan Parish, Director of the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University will review the Women Be Healthy project and test results. The Women Be Healthy project helps women with intellectual disabilities to better […]

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 […]