Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Delaware Chapter
The national Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. See the link for information regarding local events supporting their research, patient support, and information programs.
M.A./Ed.S. in School Psychology
The Specialist program requires three years of full-time study. New students apply to and first enter the Master of Arts (M.A.) in School Psychology program. Upon completion of the first year of coursework (30 credits) and passing of a comprehensive exam, students are awarded an M.A. in School Psychology. All students are expected to continue their studies to earn the Educational Specialist Degree in School Psychology, which requires 30 additional credits including a 1,200-hour internship.
M.Ed. in Exceptional Children and Youth
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Exceptional Children and Youth degree program is designed to develop professional educators committed to careers that involve children, youth, and adults with disabilities. Graduates are prepared to work as special education teachers, education consultants, or educational technology specialists.
Master’s Plus Certification Program in Exceptional Children and Youth
The MPCP track within the M.Ed. in Exceptional Children and Youth is only for individuals who have never been certified as a teacher.
MEDLINEplus: Disabilities offers news, statistics, articles, and research information relating to disabilities from the world’s largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. They also have a section specific to developmental disabilities: MEDLINEplus: Developmental Disabilities.
Mental Health Association in Delaware
The Mental Health Association in Delaware (MHA) is a statewide, nonprofit organization, which provides services throughout Delaware focused on education, support and advocacy for mental health issues.
The University of Delaware’s library is equipped with up-to-date accessibility and assistive technologies for students with disabilities.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Delaware
The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Delaware is a statewide organization of families, mental health consumers, friends and professionals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those affected by life-changing brain diseases such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression.
National Arts and Disability Center
The National Arts and Disability Center (NADC) is dedicated to promoting the full inclusion of children and adults with disabilities into the visual, performing, media and literary-arts communities.
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) is a member-driven organization that is committed to representing the diverse interests of Developmental Disabilities Councils and the people with disabilities that Councils were created to serve.