Center for Disabilities Studies: Events Calendar
- Brainstrong 5k – September 1 The 3rd annual event raises funds for grants to youth organizations that promote advocacy, prevention and education on the impact of concussions in youth sports. More information can be found here.
- DSA Day at Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbor – September 6 The Down Syndrome Association of Delaware will be hosting a special event at the Bohemia Bay Yacht Harbor in Chesapeake City, Maryland on September 6. Families will have access to the beach area, pool and boat rides. More information can be found here.
- Medicaid Mental/Behavioral/Emotional Health Care Call – September 9 Families and representatives from the Division of Prevention and Behavioral Health Services, Disability Law, Medicaid, Delaware Physicians Care Inc., United Healthcare and other agencies will participate in a mental health care call on September 9 to answer all of your health care needs. For more information, visit the event's website.
- Speech & Feeding Seminar – September 12 On September 12, Easter Seals of New Castle DE will host a special one-day seminar focused on the development of oral-motor and feeding skills in the Down syndrome population from birth to adulthood. For more information, visit the event's website.
- Sensory-Friendly Movie “Dolphin Tale 2″– September 13 Autism Delaware will present at sensory-friendly movie event on September 13 at the Carmike Cinemas in Dover. For more information, visit visit the event's website.
- Delaware School for the Deaf Zumbathon – September 14 Delaware School for the Deaf in Newark will host a Zumba event to raise money for the 2014 Family Learning Weekend. For more information, visit visit the event's website.
- Ronald McDonald House Golf Tournament – September 15 Ronald McDonald House of Delaware will host their 26th annual charity golf tournament on September 15 at the Wilmington Country Club. For more information, visit visit the event's website.
- Children’s Mental Health Summit – September 17 Delaware Family Voices will present a conference for both family and providers about creating a common vision for children’s mental health on September 17 in Dover. For more information, visit visit the event's website.
- Sensory-Friendly Movie – September 20 Autism Delaware will present a sensory friendly movie on September 20 at Westown Movies in Middletown, DE. For more information, visit visit the event's website.
- Sheldon Shuffle 5K – September 27 Exceptional Care for Children will host their first 5k, the Sheldon Shuffle, on September 27 in Newark, DE. For more information, visit visit the event's website.
- 9th Annual Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk Buddy Walk - October 11 Join Down syndrome self-advocates from Delaware and surrounding states to promote acceptance and inclusion within the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach communities. More information about the event can be found on the Boardwalk Buddy Walk website.
- Walk With Me Delmarva 2014 – October 19 Join Easter Seals and bring your family and friends to an unforgettable afternoon enjoying the beautiful Baywood Greens. The event raises funds for local children and adults with special needs to receive service, care, and friendship that enhances independence. Event will be held at Baywood Greens, 32267 Clubhouse way, Long Neck, DE. Register on the Easter Seals website. Contact Linda Forte at 302-253-1121 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- 11th Annual Disability Ball – November 7 Independent Resources, Inc. will hold its annual ball at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. The event brings together many individuals with disabilities to have a once-in-a-lifetime experience. More information is available on the Disability Ball website.
- AUCD 2014 Conference – November 9-12 “AUCD Unleashed: The Power of Engagement.” The 2014 AUCD Conference theme reflects our goal of achieving an elevated level of engagement with our respective and collective communities, networks, and well beyond in order to better inform, enhance, and enrich the work we all do to improve the lives of people with disabilities and their families. More information on this conference can be found on the AUCD website.