Join a vibrant community dedicated to excellence. The Center for Disabilities Studies works to enhance the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families through education, advocacy, service and research. It promotes empowerment and opportunity, accessibility and inclusiveness, so all may fully participate in – and enrich – their communities.
The Center for Disabilities Studies is now accepting applications for an Administrative Assistant IV! The AA IV provides administrative leadership to the Career & Life Studies Certificate and Spectrum Scholars, inclusive post-secondary programs for students with disabilities at University of Delaware.
The Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) Specialist will contribute to leading a multi-year grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education that will integrate and evaluate statewide, cross-University efforts to advance school mental health service provider recruitment, preparation, practice, and retention in high-need schools across Delaware. Concurrently, this project will target the adoption and sustained use of inclusive mental health practices and equity-focused data-based decision-making within MTSS in Delaware schools.
The Instructional Coach will contribute to leading the ACCESS Project and developing the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) TA Center for the state, funded by the Delaware Department of Education. The Instructional Coach will support Delaware local education agencies’ (LEAs’) implementation and coordination of both academic and social, emotional and behavioral MTSS. The Instructional Coach provides professional learning, coaching and monitoring of fidelity of implementation to educators in partnering LEAs.
Earn $12 an hour, up to 28 hours per week, helping coach a UD student with intellectual disabilities as the student pursues academic, interpersonal, career and independent living goals.
Internships & Assistantships
Are you related to a child or youth with a developmental disability?
Would you like to learn more about educational and health system practices, share about your lived experience, strengthen your leadership skills and build a network of professionals who practice family-centered care?
Apply to be a trainee in the University of Delaware’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program.
Calling self-advocates with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities!
Learn more about educational and health-system practices, share about your lived experiences and strengthen your leadership skills as a trainee in the University of Delaware’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program.
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.
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.
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.
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.