January 27, 2022 | Spectrum NewsCenter for Disabilities Studies Director Beth Mineo and U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg discuss the need for accessible transportation after President Biden signed federal infrastructure legislation allocating $1.75 billion for accessible transit station upgrades. Some 20 percent of stations nationally reportedly don’t meet Americans with Disabilities Act standards.
Staying socially connected through assistive technology
November 5, 2021 | Eileen DallabridaNo matter where she is, Anna Sabo stays connected to family and friends, chatting with her cousin via FaceTime during a road trip to Wyoming, singing along with musicals, and attending dance classes via Zoom. Anna, 11, obtained the technology she needs to keep in touch through the Center for Disabilities Studies’ CSI Delaware program.
UD’s Spectrum Scholars program seeks to create career opportunities
September 17, 2021 | Delaware Public MediaA major focus of the program, which is administered by the Center for Disabilities Studies, is career development. That’s because young people with autism are underrepresented in the workforce.
CDS webinar showcases resources for wellbeing, social connection during pandemic
July 22, 2021 | Center for Disabilities StudiesThe Center for Disabilities Studies revealed new resources to keep Delawareans with disabilities healthy and safe amid the disruptions caused by Covid-19 at an online event April 30.
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.