Public meetings on services for persons with disabilities set CDS is holding public hearings on the 10 goals in the governor’s five-year plan to improve state disability services.
New plea for child-care funding boost Citing a CDS study emphasizing the essential brain development happening during infancy, Kent County parents lobbied state lawmakers to better fund early childhood education.
New home for Total Life Project dedicated near campus Supported by a generous donation, CDS opened a house in Newark where transition-age students can find their footing, build independent living skills and pursue their goals.
Early learning critical, but gaps persist A CDS study that exposed low pre-K enrollment, substandard curricula and questionable teacher credentials is spurring a reform of Delaware early childhood education.
Disabilities Studies and Cooperative Extension dedicate new facilities At a ceremony celebrating CDS’s new home, director Michael Gamel-McCormick pointed out that its benefits include accessibility and space to foster partnerships.