UD’s Spectrum Scholars program seeks to create career opportunities
UD’s Spectrum Scholars program seeks to create career opportunities A major focus of the program, which is administered by the Center for Disabilities Studies, is career development. That’s because young people with autism are underrepresented in the workforce.
The top of an information sheet containing contact information for state agencies and nonprofits offering assistance with Covid testing, vaccination, mental and behavioral health and other critical resources. The sheet is titled Covid and Beyond: Emergency resources for children and youth with disabilities
CDS webinar showcases resources for wellbeing, social connection during pandemic The Center for Disabilities Studies revealed new resources to keep Delawareans with disabilities healthy and safe amid the disruptions caused by Covid-19 at an online event April 30.
A Black man holds his bare arm out for a medical worker in a sterile gown, goggles and gloves to give him a shot.
Disability and public health experts tackle vaccine availability, inequitable allocation in webinar Most Delawareans with disabilities are either eligible for coronavirus vaccination already or will be when the next phase begins, said presenters at a Feb. 24 CDS event. However, barriers to access have made distribution difficult.
A woman with her head tilted back in a dentist's chair opens her mouth. To her side a dental worker in a white lab coat and face mask sticks a piece of gauze in her mouth.
CDS webinar explores new Medicaid dental coverage for adults Delaware Medicaid Director Stephen Groff examines Delaware’s new adult dental benefit during a CDS Lunchtime Leaning event.
LEND student Oshay Johnson
LENDing a hand: Learning to lead for those in need UD graduates in health and education fields who participated in CDS’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program cite empathy, patience and flexibility as qualities they developed as trainees that help them effectively support individuals with disabilities now. LEND trainees embed with families that have children with developmental disabilities to get first-person experience of their daily lives.