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

Upcoming Training!

Ensuring Effective Communication to Meet ADA Guidelines: A training program for health professionals

Disability can impact communication. Usually minor accommodations can be made to ensure effective communication. Some individuals with deafness or hearing loss use sign language to communicate and may request a sign language interpreter as their preferred accommodation.

Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities (HDWD) […]

Training Opportunities

Disabilities 101: Strategies for Being Welcoming and Accommodating A training program for health professionals

Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities (HDWD) offers this 1.5 hour training to enhance your understanding of how to be welcoming, accessible, and accommodating when working with people with disabilities. Through the presentation and activities participants will be answering the following questions:

Who […]

Upcoming Training!

Maximizing Access: Smart Choices in Equipment and Facility Design A training program for health professionals

This 1.5 hour training focuses on providing background and strategies that will help providers to improve access to health services and programs for people with disabilities. The session will:

Describe health disparities among persons with disabilities. Identify barriers to health […]

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Physical Activity Is for Everybody

Please join the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD), the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD), and Special Olympics for a webinar on May 18th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

A truly inclusive community is one in which health promotion activities are as accessible to people with disabilities as they […]

Hurricane Season Preparedness Symposium for People with Disabilities, Caregivers and Service Providers




Hosted by Delmarva Power, University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies, New Castle County Office of Emergency Management, FEMA and Lowe’s Home Improvement Store of Newark.

Friday, May 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.,

University of Delaware STAR Campus, Health Sciences Complex, 540 S. College Avenue, Newark, DE

Register: […]

2015 Recreation Info Updated







Is your child searching for something fun to do this summer? Concerned some camps might not be accessible or the best “fit” for your child? Well, look no further! A variety of summer camps in the local tri-state area cater to the needs of a diverse range of […]

Your Input Is Needed! Participate in a Needs Assessment Survey about CYSHCN

The Delaware Division of Public Health is conducting a survey of parents and caregivers of children and youth (0-25 years of age) with special health care needs. This survey hopes to find out about your children’s health care needs, and your experiences with the services that are available to support those needs.

DPH wants […]

Webinar: Linking Children with Special Healthcare Needs to Dental Providers

The Linking Children with Special Healthcare Needs to Dental Providers webinar will take place on Wednesday, February 18 at 1:00 pm ET and is sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This webinar will address the challenges children with special healthcare needs often face in finding a dentist and the role […]

Delaware Programs to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality

The Delaware Cancer Consortium has brought together all the important information about cancer into one easy place. By visiting, individuals can learn how to stay healthy—including when to get cancer screenings—and employers, doctors, and other health care providers and cancer consortium members can find resources they need.

Click on the badge below to visit […]