July 1, 2022 | UDailyThe Center for Disabilities Studies’ new Assistive Technology Resource Center in the Milford Wellness Village houses a library of devices available for free loan that can help people with disabilities “do the things that they want to do at home, at work, at school and in the community,” said Director Beth Mineo at the facility’s grand opening.
Former Milford hospital’s gift shop becomes a hub for assistive tech
June 24, 2022 | Delaware State NewsThe University of Delaware’s Center for Disabilities Studies celebrated the grand opening of its Kent/Sussex Assistive Technology Resource Center on June 15 at the Milford Wellness Village. The facility — part of the Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative — houses literally something for anyone with a disability, said CDS Director Beth Mineo. Individuals can try out devices that interest them at home or at work, free, on loan.
‘Speak with a community, not for a community’
May 20, 2022 | Center for Disabilities StudiesDisability advocate Emily Ladau argued that there is no single way to be an ally or activist in the disability community at the May 2 event hosted by Access:Ability Scholars.
What it takes to make Delaware beaches more accessible for visitors with disabilities
March 30, 2022 | DelawareOnlineCenter for Disabilities Studies Director Beth Mineo discusses what it takes to make Delaware beaches and seaside towns more accessible to visitors with disabilities. Also advocating for improvements are CDS Community Advisory Council members Brigitte Hancharick, Terri Hancharick, and Kristin Harvey, and Emmanuel Jenkins, faculty with the CDS-run Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities program.
March 18, 2022 | UDailyAs part of the federal government’s omnibus bill passed in March 2022, the University of Delaware has received $12 million for research, workforce and development. The Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative (DATI) Assistive Technology Resource Centers, led by Center for Disabilities Studies Director Beth Mineo, are among the projects receiving funding.