Center for Disabilities Studies: Events Calendar
- Family Partners Peer-to Peer Support Meeting – December 8
Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 203 N. Bedford St., in Georgetown. Family Partners offers peer-to-peer support for families who have children with mental health, emotional and behavioral challenges. This meeting includes free dinner and children’s activities. Registration is required. To reserve your spot, contact Barb Messick at Barbara.Messick@state.de.us or 302-892-6408.
- Down Syndrome Association of Delaware Holiday Party – December 10
Padua Academy, 905 N. Broom St., in Wilmington. DSA of DE will host a holiday party featuring stories from Mrs. Claus and presents and songs with Santa. Parents are asked to bring a wrapped and tagged gift for their child. For more information and to RSVP, visit the event's website.
- Know Your Child’s Learning Style – December 14
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. at Stubbs Elementary School, 1100 North Pine St., in Wilmington. Parent Information Center of Delaware will host a workshop about the different learning styles and how learning style affects behavior and academics. For more information and to register, visit the PIC of DE website.
- Sensory-friendly movie - Moana – December 14
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Westown Movies, 150 Commerce Dr., in Middletown. Autism Delaware will host a sensory-friendly showing of Moana. The lights will be half-dimmed and the sound will be lowered. For more information, contact Gail Hecky at 302-644-3410 or Gail.Hecky@delautism.org.
- Sensory-friendly movie - Sing – December 28
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Carmike 14 Theatre, 1365 N Dupont Hwy., in Dover. Autism Delaware will host a special holiday break movie matinee. The lights will be half-dimmed and the sound will be lowered. For more information, contact Gail Hecky at 302-644-3410 or Gail.Hecky@delautism.org.
- Delaware LIFE Conference – January 25
Dover Downs Conference Center, 1131 N. Dupont Hwy., in Dover. The 29th annual LIFE Conference will feature workshops on supported decision making, hippotherapy, self advocacy and more. For more information and to register, visit the LIFE conference website.
- CLSC Open House – March 7
Career and Life Studies Certificate (CLSC) program students and instructors from this innovative, two-year college opportunity for students with intellectual disabilities. Topics covered will include goal setting, campus life, academic opportunities, internships and life after CLSC. For more information about the Open House, contact Brian Freedman at email@example.com.
- Brain Injury Association of DE Annual Conference – March 23
Location to be announced. BIADE asks you to save the date for their 26th annual conference. More information will be coming soon. See the "Save the Date" flyer on the BIADE website.