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Join DE Family Voices At Our Open House!

Delaware Family Voices is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, June 25th, 2013. Join us for a day of snacks, fun, information & networking. Take a tour of our new office space, meet and get to know our staff, and how we can help families. Everyone is welcome! We encourage families and professionals alike to […]

CDC Survey Announcement:

From Family Voices: If you are a family of a child with special needs,  CDC would like to hear from you!    Dear Family Members: Family Voices  is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in a campaign to learn from families of CYSHCN about their knowledge, attitudes and beliefs related to influenza prevention […]

Event Announcement: Got Transition Radio Show

The first Got Transition Radio Show will be held through GoToWebinar on Wednesday, September 28th from 3:00- 3:30pm. If you have any questions about joining this webinar please contact us and we will be able to assist you. From the National Health Care Transition Center: Got Transition Radio Episode 1: Why this, why now- and […]

From National Family Voices: Please Share Your Experience and Advocacy Stories with the Genetic Alliance

This week, Genetic Alliance, in partnership with Family Voices and The Arc launched an online questionnaire  that allows experienced family advocates to share their advocacy journey, including how they developed certain skills and created the opportunities to influence systems. We will turn those experiences into stories that will inspire and encourage others to take action to improve lives and enrich communities. […]

Delaware Reaches Settlement With DOJ, Restructures Mental Health Services

“On July 5, Delaware officials reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), outlining mandatory reforms in the provision of mental health services at the Delaware Psychiatric Center. Settling a 3-year DOJ investigation that found Delaware in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act and the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1999 Olmstead v. L.C. decision, the […]

New Resource: Autism Fact Sheet

From Act Early Forum on behalf of  Cheryl Rhodes:  USC UCEDD faculty, staff, and trainees have translated the CDC “Learn the Signs. Act Early” Autism Fact Sheet into multiple languages to reach underserved populations in CA. The Autism Fact Sheet is available in Arabic, Armenian, Farsi, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Tagalog, Thai, and […]

Delaware Parent Attends White House Event

This month’s edition of the Family Voices Newsletter featured a story on a Delaware parent, Meg Comeau, and her dealings with Medicaid. She recently shared her story at a White House Event. Click the link above to read more in the Family Voices Newsletter.

Delaware 911 Voluntary Registry

From http://www.de911assist.delaware.gov/: The Delaware ‘911’ emergency system and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) welcome you to the Emergency Preparedness Voluntary Registry for citizens who have special needs. ‘911’ and DEMA in collaboration with other agencies, both state and non-state, have developed this Voluntary Registry to help you prepare for an emergency event before it […]

Position Available Within Family to Family

Interested in working with Family to Family? We are looking for a Family Outreach Coordinator. Please click here for the job description and contact Ann Phillips with any interest or questions.

Location Change

We are pleased to announce Delaware Family Voices, Inc has received the grant to continue our work on the Delaware Family Health Information Center. As of June 1st we will be changing locations. Please see below or check out our contact page for our updated contact information: Ann Phillips Director annp@defv.org Michelle Lamers  Family Leader Trainer mlamers@defv.org […]

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