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Treasurer Davis Urges Change to Protect Financial Freedom of People with Disabilities

Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis is calling on Congress to expand eligibility for the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. Both the United States Senate (S. 651) and House of Representatives (HR. 1814) introduced bills to increase the age of onset for individuals with disabilities, allowing them and their families to establish tax-advantaged savings […]




2020 LIFE Conference Offers Keynote from Self-Advocates

More than 500 people are expected to attend the 2020 LIFE Conference, the largest annual cross-disability conference in Delaware in support of people with disabilities and their families, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. The conference brings together people with disabilities, their families, advocates, providers, educators, legislators and government officials […]




Disability Mentoring Day Provides Career-Building Experiences for Delaware Students

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 14, 2019) – Nearly two dozen students with disabilities, including clients of the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Division for the Visually Impaired, will participate in career-building experiences during the University of Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at various locations in […]




Treasurer Davis Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Delaware ABLE Plan, Releases Video

Specialized savings accounts protect the benefits of individuals with disabilities. Treasurer Colleen C. Davis is marking the first anniversary of the Delaware ABLE Plan by releasing a new awareness campaign and video. ABLE is a savings program for individuals with disabilities that ensures their ability to put away money and advance in life without risking […]




Division of Developmental Disabilities Services to Host Two Lifespan Waiver Application Sessions

NEW CASTLE (June 12, 2019) – The Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS) will host two sessions later this month for families interested in applying for the Lifespan Waiver, which is designed to enable individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or Prader-Willi Syndrome who have left school to live safely in the community. The […]







 Pages Tagged With: "disabilities"

Treasurer Davis Urges Change to Protect Financial Freedom of People with Disabilities

Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis is calling on Congress to expand eligibility for the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. Both the United States Senate (S. 651) and House of Representatives (HR. 1814) introduced bills to increase the age of onset for individuals with disabilities, allowing them and their families to establish tax-advantaged savings […]




2020 LIFE Conference Offers Keynote from Self-Advocates

More than 500 people are expected to attend the 2020 LIFE Conference, the largest annual cross-disability conference in Delaware in support of people with disabilities and their families, on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Dover Downs Hotel and Conference Center. The conference brings together people with disabilities, their families, advocates, providers, educators, legislators and government officials […]




Disability Mentoring Day Provides Career-Building Experiences for Delaware Students

NEW CASTLE (Oct. 14, 2019) – Nearly two dozen students with disabilities, including clients of the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Division for the Visually Impaired, will participate in career-building experiences during the University of Delaware’s Disability Mentoring Day on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at various locations in […]




Treasurer Davis Celebrates One Year Anniversary of Delaware ABLE Plan, Releases Video

Specialized savings accounts protect the benefits of individuals with disabilities. Treasurer Colleen C. Davis is marking the first anniversary of the Delaware ABLE Plan by releasing a new awareness campaign and video. ABLE is a savings program for individuals with disabilities that ensures their ability to put away money and advance in life without risking […]




Division of Developmental Disabilities Services to Host Two Lifespan Waiver Application Sessions

NEW CASTLE (June 12, 2019) – The Division of Developmental Disabilities Services (DDDS) will host two sessions later this month for families interested in applying for the Lifespan Waiver, which is designed to enable individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder or Prader-Willi Syndrome who have left school to live safely in the community. The […]