The Delaware Office of Statewide Autism Programs is now part of the Delaware Department of Education. The office, once also known as the Delaware Autism Program, provides supports to students with an educational classification of autism. Christina School District formerly administered the state-funded program. The Delaware General Assembly made the change through epilogue language.
The Delaware Autism Program will continue to be administered by the Christina School District. Please see the attached letter to legislative leadership that outlines the agreement between the four agencies.
NEW CASTLE (Jan. 31, 2018) – Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) Secretary Dr. Kara Walker announced the appointment of Marie Nonnenmacher, a former deputy director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS), to lead the division. She will begin her duties Feb. 5. “I am thrilled that Marie is rejoining our Department […]
Professional Development Videos Provide Information on Working with Children with Special Needs WILMINGTON, Del. – Today, Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn unveiled a new website – www.frontoftheclassDE.com – full of videos created by teachers, for teachers, that focus on educating children with special needs. Watch Lt. Governor Denn share his idea for this project here: http://de.gov/frontofclass […]