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  • Taking the Anxiety Out of a Visit to the ER – April 26
    11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. at Autism Delaware, 17517 Nassau Commons Blvd., in Lewes. Autism Delaware is hosting a talk by Catherine Murphy, MSN, RN, on how families affected by autism spectrum disorder can reduce the tension and stress of emergency room trips. There will be a Q & A session. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch. To reserve a space, call 302-644-3410 before April 20.

  • The Ghosts of Rockwood Mansion – April 28
    7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at Rockwood Park, in Wilmington. Join Autism Delaware at Rockwood Mansion, a 170-year-old country estate in Wilmington, for a paranormal ghost exploration. For more information, contact Heidi Mizell at 302-224-6020 or heidi.mizell@delautism.org.

  • Family SHADE Networking Breakfast – May 3
    8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. at Bayada Pediatrics, 15 Reeds Way, in New Castle. Representatives from organizations serving children with special healthcare needs, as well as other interested members of the public, are invited to attend Family SHADE’s Networking Breakfast. Each organization that attends will have an opportunity to share information about upcoming activities and new initiatives with the group. Attendees are welcome to bring flyers and brochures to share with others. For more information and to RSVP, contact Bhavana Viswanathan at bhavana@udel.edu or 302-831-8374.

  • Walk to Create a World Free of MS – May 7
    Site opens at 9:00 a.m., walk begins at 10:00 a.m., at Paper Mill Park, in Newark. The National MS Society is holding a fundraising walk in Paper Mill Park. To learn more, register or donate, visit the Walk MS: Paper Mill Park 2017 webpage.

  • New Technology for Vision Loss – May 10
    Presentations run from 10 a.m. - noon; you can try out the AT from noon to 1 p.m. Please join us at CDS to learn about the latest refreshable Braille note takers and low-vision assistive technology. Representatives from Baum (USA), a manufacturer of AT solutions for people who are blind or visually impaired, and TCS Associates, a provider of accessible solutions for people with disabilities, will discuss several accessible devices and give you an opportunity to explore the technology up-close. Come hear about their 40-cell Braille displays, their video and portable magnifiers, and more by registering here or contacting Karl Malgiero via email at karlm@udel.edu or by phone at 302-831-2772.

  • Sexuality and Disability: Exploring Health Care Access and Education - May 19
    9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at the Siegel Jewish Community Center, in Wilmington. Presented by the Wilmington Teen Pregnancy Council, this seminar is intended for educators and care providers. It is an interactive workshop that will discuss the myths and facts surrounding sexuality and disability, and provide attendees with skills and strategies to present educational content that supports understanding and engagement for youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities. You can view the Sexuality and Disability flier for more information, or register here.

  • Delaware’s 23 Annual Inclusion Conference – May 23 [RESCHEDULED]
    7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. at Dover Downs Hotel, 1131 N. DuPont Hwy., in Dover. Keynote speaker Frances Stetson will give a talk titled “Shared Ownership” about uniting special education services, and other sessions will consider AIM, cultural competency and supports for mental and emotional well-being. For more information and to register, visit the Inclusion Conference website.

  • The Impact of Stress & Trauma on Your Child and What You Can Do About It - May 23 [RESCHEDULED]
    6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at Dover Downs Hotel, 1131 N. DuPont Hwy., in Dover. Dr. Eric Rossen, a nationally certified school psychologist, will speak about how toxic stress and trauma -- at home and at school -- can affect youth, simple ways caregivers can support their children and how to advocate for them at school. This is a separate event from the Inclusion Conference. For more information, and to register, visit the PIC of DE website.

  • Family SHADE Networking Breakfast – June 7
    8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. at Bayada Pediatrics, 1016 North Walnut Street, in Milford. Representatives from organizations serving children with special healthcare needs, as well as other interested members of the public, are invited to attend Family SHADE’s Networking Breakfast. Each organization that attends will have an opportunity to share information about upcoming activities and new initiatives with the group. Attendees are welcome to bring flyers and brochures to share with others. For more information and to RSVP, contact Bhavana Viswanathan at bhavana@udel.edu or 302-831-8374.

  • Special Olympics Delaware Summer Games – June 9 – 10
    Opening Ceremony begins 12:30 p.m. on June 9 at the Bob Carpenter Center, in Newark. Special Olympics Delaware’s signature event, sponsored by DuPont, will feature athletes and unified partners competing in six sports: bocce, powerlifting, softball, swimming, tennis and track & field. There are other sports- and non-sports activities for families and friends. For more information, visit the SODE website.

  • Autism 101 – June 12
    7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at the Autism Delaware office, 17517 Nassau Commons Blvd., in Lewes. Also available by video conference at the Autism Delaware office, 928 Old Harmony Road, in Newark. To register, call 302-224-6020.

  • Realizing Social Justice for a Better UD: Staff Diversity Summit – June 20
    8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Clayton Hall, University of Delaware, in Newark. Built specifically for UD staff members, the Staff Diversity Summit serves as a forum for open, direct and candid discussion in which participants can share their experiences, beliefs and concerns about the forms of oppression that are experienced on a daily basis. The summit will move participants toward action as allies and advocates for the betterment of the UD community. Breakfast, lunch and materials will be provided. To learn more or register, visit the Diversity Summit’s webpage.

  • Family SHADE Networking Breakfast – July 5
    8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. at the Parent Information Center of Delaware, 6 Larch Avenue, in Wilmington. Representatives from organizations serving children with special healthcare needs, as well as other interested members of the public, are invited to attend Family SHADE’s Networking Breakfast. Each organization that attends will have an opportunity to share information about upcoming activities and new initiatives with the group. Attendees are welcome to bring flyers and brochures to share with others. For more information and to RSVP, contact Bhavana Viswanathan at bhavana@udel.edu or 302-831-8374.

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