It’s Time to Sign Up for September Fun The 2021 Delaware LIFE Conference, “Delaware’s Premier Disability Conference” is now open for registration. The three-day VIRTUAL conference on September 15, 21 & 22 features a variety of speakers and educational sessions. Registration is $25 for a person with a disability, parents, guardians, caregivers and students. General […]
The Delaware Academy of Medicine and the Delaware Public Health Administration have published the March 2021 issue of the Delaware Journal of Public Health. This issue focuses on Diversabilty: Thriving with Intellectual and Developmental Disability. The journal is packed with information and references if you wish to do further research.
In the past, people with disabilities of all ages were shut away and ignored, cast off by families and society, or ridiculed because of their differences. Thankfully that is continuing to change due in part to significant changes in governing law. The Americans with Disabilities Act or ADA is thirty years old this year. It […]
October is Delaware Disability History and Awareness Month (DHAM). You may access information on DHAM on the GACEC website. Individuals with disabilities have played a vital role in influencing our nation’s history. It is essential that we develop a spirit of acceptance of all people, in our students, particularly our young children. Governor Markell signed […]
The State of Delaware Department of Finance recently began collaborating with The Precisionists (TPI), a Wilmington, Del.-based organization focused on employment for adults with disabilities. The pilot program, about to celebrate its first anniversary, uses the talents of a team of autistic adults from TPI’s workforce to tackle critical business needs within the Department of […]