Accessibility Options

Contact Information

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

Wheelchair Basketball: Delaware Destroyers

This comes from our friends at Yes U Can USA

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Join our wheelchair basketball team, the ‘Delaware Destroyers.’

How do I qualify to play? As long as you CANNOT play stand-up basketball, then join our team. Whether you have a disability or a knee injury, if it prevents you from playing stand-up basketball, then […]

Delaware Coalition for Healthy Eating and Active Living Launches Website

The Delaware Coalition for Healthy Eating and Active Living (DE HEAL) is a network of over 70 organizations and 200 individuals that provide statewide leadership and serve as a catalyst for policy, environmental, and systems changes that aim to prevent obesity through healthy eating and increasing physical activity throughout Delaware.

The mission of DE HEAL […]

Disabilities are no hurdle to exercise, Opportunity and adaption get the job done

From the Wilmington News Journal

By KELLY BOTHUM * The News Journal * July 13, 2010

Marcus Johnson faces more challenges being active than most people. He is in a wheelchair, the result of cerebral palsy and an intellectual disability that limit his movement and make it harder for him to participate in traditional exercise […]

How does your community contribute to public health?

National Public Health Week

Communities are groups of people who work together for a common good. Some communities plant gardens to create food security and recreational opportunities, while others work to ensure their homes are lead-free. Some communities work to ensure members have access to health care services that focus on both treatment and prevention, […]

A Healthier America: One Community at a Time

National Public Health Week

Public health is a part of our everyday lives, from the water we drink and air we breathe, to the laws that protect us from injury and vaccines that help us stay healthy. Beginning today, April 5, we are celebrating National Public Health Week 2010. This is a time to celebrate […]

Be Healthy Delaware: Walk It Off!

March 2, 2010 – May 10, 2010 Walk off stress, extra pounds, nicotine cravings, the blues – walking is a great way to improve your health and feel good! Register for this free 10-week walking program in The News Journal (and online). You can walk anywhere – on your own, or with others. Walk […]