February 2, 2021 | Center for Disabilities StudiesDelaware Medicaid Director Stephen Groff examines Delaware’s new adult dental benefit during a CDS Lunchtime Leaning event.
Disability and public health experts tackle vaccine availability, inequitable allocation in webinar
February 26, 2021 | Center for Disabilities StudiesMost 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. Read more…
LENDing a hand: Learning to lead for those in need
December 14, 2020 | UD MagazineUD 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.
Weeklong career exploration opportunities offered to UD students with disabilities
November 4, 2020 | Center for Disabilities StudiesStudents with disabilities from the CDS-run Career and Life Studies Certificate, Summer CLSC and Spectrum Scholars programs connected remotely with professionals from UD, Delaware state agencies and local businesses.
CDS panel: Delaware voting options, legal protections empower those with disabilities
October 30, 2020 | Center for Disabilities StudiesVoting and disability law experts at a CDS event said the pandemic and other challenges shouldn’t prevent Delawareans with disabilities from casting ballots in the Nov. 3 election, thanks to remote and in-person voting options and legislation that mandates polling place accessibility.