Teaching life’s simple skills The annual direct support professionals conference, co-sponsored by CDS, recognized five direct support professionals for their services to people with disabilities.
NAFCO directors tour Total Life House at UD Residents of CDS’s model demonstration house for transition-age students honing their future goals and independent living skills showcased the program’s benefits to a national transition organization.
Training for afterschool professionals begins April 28 CDS is offering pilot certification courses for educators who work in afterschool and summer programs, emphasizing the unique needs of school-age children, goal-setting and recreation.
Conference for direct support professionals set May 1 CDS is coordinating the third annual direct support professionals awards conference, which will also offer workshops on personal and professional skills.
Wilmington woman, father lobby Congress for Special Olympics funds Elizabeth Nolan, an athlete and CDS employee, is going to Washington to request support for the Special Olympics’ health screening program and upcoming World Summer Games.