October 31, 2019 | Center for Disabilities StudiesAn expert in sexuality and intellectual and developmental disabilities advocated for teaching healthy sex practices, not just how to recognize and resist nonconsensual actions.
Student feedback necessary to improve school climate
October 11, 2019 | Center for Disabilities StudiesAt a CDS event on school climate, a member of the Center’s Positive Behavior Support project and leaders from the Brandywine School District demonstrated how educators can use data to make the classroom safer and more engaging.
CDS’s Sonja Rathel retiring after 27 years of service
September 27, 2019 | Center for Disabilities StudiesSonja Rathel is retiring from the Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative after nearly three decades spent supporting Delawareans with disabilities. Rathel leaves a legacy of service in DATI and Delaware’s largest disability conferences – LIFE, Inclusion and Transition – which she helped coordinate for years.
Family members, future professionals offer roadmap to improving disability care
July 26, 2019 | Center for Disabilities StudiesParents of children with developmental disabilities, psychologists, special educators and others in health and education fields presented research at the graduation reception for CDS’s Leadership in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities program.
High schoolers with disabilities sample college courses, careers in CDS program
July 25, 2019 | Center for Disabilities StudiesCDS’s Summer Career and Life Certificate program, open to high schoolers with disabilities entering their junior or senior year, helps smooth the transition to adult life by offering opportunities to sample jobs and undergraduate classes before graduation.