Topics featuring: "disabilities"


Date Posted: Friday, October 9th, 2015
Categories:  News Public Health

At the annual Division of Public Health (DPH) flu immunization clinic at the New Castle Farmers Market, Governor Jack Markell urged Delawareans age six months and older to get their annual flu vaccination as early as possible. Then he pushed up his sleeve to receive his own flu shot.

DHSS Secretary Selected to Serve on U.S. Advisory Committee on Increasing Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Categories:  Delaware Health and Social Services News Office of Governor Markell

Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Rita Landgraf has been chosen to serve on the new U.S. Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez announced Monday.

State of Delaware Announces Class for State Employees on Employing People with Disabilities

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014
Categories:  News Office of Governor Markell Office of Management and Budget

All State of Delaware employees will be able to access a new online class, Focus on Ability. This class will provide information about hiring and retaining employees with disabilities, including responding to and requesting accommodations, understanding invisible disabilities, and interacting comfortably and respectfully with people who have disabilities.

Lt. Governor & Advocates Announce New Rights for Kids with Disabilities

Date Posted: Monday, September 15th, 2014
Categories:  Office of Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn

WILMINGTON, Del. – Today, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn was joined by disabilities advocates, legislative leaders, and educators to address the rights to reading interventions that students with disabilities gained under a new law passed in June. The new law requires that schools provide young students with dyslexia and decoding disabilities and other disabilities with early, intensive, […]

Task Force to Improve Planning for Students With Disabilities Prepares to Begin Work

Date Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014
Categories:  Department of Education Office of Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn

Task Force Is Seeking Three Parents to Complete Membership WILMINGTON, Del.– Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn, chair of the state’s newly-formed IEP Improvement Task Force, announced today that the task force membership was near completion and that the state is seeking three more parents to serve on the task force. The task force was created by the […]



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