Students with intellectual disabilities lead audience in discussion
Students with intellectual disabilities discuss benefits, challenges of campus living In a public session, students and staff members offered insights into the new residential option within CDS’s program for young adults with intellectual disabilities.
Newly minted ambassador Brittany Powers
CDS’s Powers chosen as Delaware’s ambassador in national autism campaign Brittany Powers, CDS’s early childhood autism projects coordinator, will show families how to identify and respond to signs of developmental delays.
CDS advisors take top honors
CDS staff, advisors play prominent roles at Del.’s largest disability conference At the LIFE Conference, CDS staff presented on education, policy and independent living, while CDS advisors were honored for their advocacy.
CLSC (pronounced Classic) student Nick Godwin
Student in CDS program for young adults with intellectual disabilities featured in UD mag The story tracks a day in the life of Nick Godwin as he balances academics, jobs and recreation while living on campus full-time.
Barb and Bill Monaghan
Self-advocates honored for tireless work on behalf of people with disabilities CDS advisors Bill and Barb Monaghan received the second annual David Lynch Award for disability advocacy in recognition of their contributions and roles as trailblazers for younger self-advocates.