Become a LEND host family

Posted March 21, 2020

This program works to help graduate student Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) trainees connect meaningfully with families in which at least one of the members is a child with a neurodevelopmental disability.

Become a CDS advisor

Posted March 10, 2020

Seeking people with disabilities and/or their family members to join the Center’s Community Advisory Council. As a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, CDS maintains an advisory body with a majority of members representing people with disabilities and family members of people with disabilities. CDS benefits from an engaged Community Advisory Council (CAC), many members of which have long-standing affiliations with the Center.

Looking for volunteers to share lived experiences with UD students

Posted February 19, 2020

Share your story with passionate, engaged University of Delaware students enrolled in the Disability Studies minor! CDS is seeking individuals with disabilities and family members of individuals with disabilities to help students in the minor’s capstone course, Senior Seminar, learn first-hand about living with a disability.


Program Director, Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism

Posted March 23, 2020

Be a leader for change and growth in the autism community! We are seeking a director for the Delaware Network for Excellence in Autism (DNEA), Delaware’s statewide training and technical assistance center for autism spectrum disorders.  Housed at the university’s Center for Disabilities Studies and in collaboration with community partners, the DNEA promotes evidence-based practice and family support through training, technical assistance and resource dissemination.

Internships & Assistantships

Career & Life Studies Certificate (CLSC) Internship

Posted March 20, 2020

CLSC is a 2-year certificate program at UD for students with intellectual disabilities. Internships offer an opportunity to learn about inclusive higher education, conduct coaching and workshops, and facilitate campus connections with CLSC students.