What Is WRAP – And What You Need To Know About It!

WRAP, which stands for Wellness Recovery Action Plan, is a system developed and successfully used by people with a broad range of physical and emotional challenges. Individuals who use the WRAP system learn how to implement self-help skills and to monitor how they feel. This in turn enables them to take control, stay well, and most importantly, improve their quality of […]

Join Us! October Parent Respite Co-Op Meet & Greets

Delaware Family Voices is hosting two special Parent Respite Co-Op opportunities this October. What is the Parent Respite Co-Op? The parent-run Respite Co-Op is a free child care exchange for parents of children with special health care needs in New Castle County. Join us at one, or both, of our October meetings to learn more […]

Meet Wanda Ford – Delaware Family Voices’ Newest Member

Let’s all give a big, warm welcome to Delaware Family Voices’ new Statewide Family Network Project Coordinator, Wanda Ford. Meet Wanda Ford, Project Coordinator Wanda comes to Delaware Family Voices with a broad smile, and a passion for helping families. She brings with her a career dedication to children with special needs, including mental health […]

Partners in Policymaking – Making a Difference For Those With Disabilities

Are you the parent of a child with developmental disabilities, or a young adult with developmental disabilities? Would you like to have an impact on public policies that could impact people with developmental disabilities? The opportunity to work side by side with State public policy makers to impart positive change? Then you might want to […]

Meet Delaware Family Voices Staff Member Erica Schetter

Delaware Family Voices is pleased to announce the addition of Erica Schetter to the Delaware Family Voices family. Welcome Erica Schetter! As Project Administrator, Erica’s role is to advocate for families of children with healthcare needs and to help them navigate the healthcare system. Erica is a recent graduate of University of Delaware with a […]

Share Your Story With Us!

We’d love to hear it! Share your story about how Delaware Family Voices has helped you. You might find yourself featured on the new Delaware Family Voices website! Your Story Is A Powerful Testimony Your story is a powerful testimony to how Delaware Family Voices helps families of children with special health care needs. Sharing your […]

Next Parent To Parent Workshop Is Almost Here!

Are you the parent of a child with diabetes, a chronic respiratory condition, or a chronic cardiac condition? Would you like to help other families with similar chronic medical issues? Consider training to become a Support Parent and be a part of a network of families supporting families. Learn how to effectively share your knowledge and experience […]

Help Us Help Parents – Become A Parent Partner

Delaware Family Voices provides information to families of children with special health care needs. We are parents just like you who are raising our own children with special healthcare needs. Delaware Family Voices also supports our families and the professionals who serve our families by offering workshops and training sessions. Delaware Family Voices is currently […]

Family SHADE – Helping Families With Special Healthcare Needs

Did you know that one in five households with children include a child with special health care needs? Who is the “Child With Special Health Care Needs?” A child with special health care needs is one who has or is at an increased risk of chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional conditions. This child might […]

Announcing the 2013 Managed Care and Mental Health Care Call-In Schedule

   The January through June schedule for the Delaware Family Voices Managed Care and Mental Health conference calls is now available. The calls will continue to be held on the second Tuesday of each month and will be from 11:00am to 1:00pm, EST. Specific dates and topics of discussion are as follows: January 8 – […]


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