Cover of delAware publication featuring the Disability Studies minor
Disability Studies ranks #1 among UD minors for fourth straight year With more than 500 students, CDS’s Disability Studies minor, which offers lessons about inclusivity, accessibility and empowerment in and outside the classroom, is once again UD’s most popular.
CDS Director Beth Mineo leads a presentation on AIM at Lunchtime Learning
Mineo calls for more assistive technology in classrooms to aid students with reading challenges In a Lunchtime Learning presentation at CDS, the Center director championed technology that enables students with print disabilities to access printed materials – and explained why it’s not more widely used.
CLSC student Ian Snitch and his coach Jasmina Chatani.
UD students with intellectual disabilities get hands-on job experience on ninth annual Disability Mentoring Day Students in the university’s postsecondary program for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities sampled potential careers by shadowing professionals.
CDS assistive technology specialist Dan Fendler
CDS’s assistive technology initiative offers support at conference about students with developmental disabilities At the Delaware School for the Deaf’s Outside the Box conference, Center specialists showcased a range of technology that students and others with disabilities can borrow free of charge.
Family Shade director Karen Marsh
New director of CDS-administered Family SHADE is veteran disability advocate and community organizer Karen Marsh, who played an integral role in West Virginia and Delaware Down syndrome advocacy groups, will work to connect families with organizations providing services and supports.