'Speechless' star Micah Fowler
‘Speechless’ star Micah Fowler honored by Nemours for bringing cerebral palsy to Hollywood

Nemours A.I. DuPont Children’s Hospital honored the many accomplishments of Micah Fowler, a young adult with cerebral palsy (CP) who plays a character with the condition on ABC’s show, “Speechless”. Fowler has been treated at Nemours various times.

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope is carried along Route 1 in Rehoboth Beach
Law enforcement Torch Run benefits Special Olympics

More than 500 Delaware police officers participated in the three-day Torch Run in support of Special Olympics Delaware. Officers participated in Torch Run-related events throughout the year as well, including fundraising and volunteering. Law enforcement have raised more than $7 million in the past three decades for the organization.

Brain Balance opened a center in Glen Allen, Virginia, in 2017.
‘Cutting edge’ program for children with autism and ADHD rests on razor-thin evidence

NPR shines a light on the company Brain Balance, which claims its nonmedical, drug-free program helps children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, and learning and processing disorders. The company has high consumer satisfaction ratings, but experts in the various disorders have found flaws in the company’s approach and methodology.

DE State Senator Margaret Rose Henry
Delaware could become first state with a “public option” in health care

A state Senate resolution would create a study group to evaluate the details of a Medicaid buy-in program for about 24,000 residents whose incomes are too high to qualify for the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion. Delaware, along with many other states, already offers such programs for particular groups including working individuals with disabilities.

Charlie McGrory and his brother Andy, who is also his job coach
In shift, work opportunities expand for young people with disabilities

Due to federal regulations, including the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, more young adults with disabilities in states across the nation are receiving evaluations to assess their skills and interests in efforts to secure meaningful employment.