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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

CDC introduces new online disability data system

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduces Disability and Health Data System (DHDS). Disability and Health Data System is an online interactive system that helps quickly translate state-level, disability-specific data into information that can be used by state health departments, national disability and health organizations, policymakers, researchers, educators, and others.

In conjunction with […]

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; […]

Center Conducts Statewide Needs Assessment on Autism

The Center for Disabilities Studies is conducting a statewide needs assessment survey for families and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The needs assessment, which includes a survey and listening sessions, will be used to inform a statewide planning process to improve the system of services to individuals with ASD. Parents, guardians and individuals with […]

Pre-existing Insurance Plan Makes it Easier for Delaware Residents with Pre-Existing Conditions to Get Health Insurance

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new steps to reduce premiums and make it easier for Americans to enroll in the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) in Delaware. PCIP is a new program created by the Affordable Care Act to help uninsured people with a pre-existing condition get high quality care […]

White House Disability Group begins monthly calls

The White House Disability Group is hosting monthly calls to provide updates on various disability issues as well as to introduce persons who work on disability issues in the federal government. The White House strongly encourages wide distribution this email so that anyone who wants to participate can do so. Their next call will be […]