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Upcoming Events

  • CDS Town Hall on new CMS Rule – April 21 New federal guidelines that encourage integrated community living and employment rather than more segregated practices will be front and center at a regional town hall in Newark, DE, on April 21. People with disabilities, advocates and service providers won't want to miss it. CDS is hosting the event, which will run from 10 a.m. till 12 p.m., at the Embassy Suites Newark-Wilmington South. Presenting at the town hall and moderating will be Andy Imparato, executive director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities, and Jennifer Mathis, deputy legal director and director of programs with the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law. Click Here to register.


  • Buddy Walk – May 11 The Buddy Walk is a one-mile walk to promote the understanding, inclusion and acceptance of people with Down syndrome. The Down Syndrome Association of Delaware will host its annual Buddy Walk at the University of Delaware. More than 2,500 people are expected to participate by walking, volunteering or collecting donations in the name of their buddy or team. Following the walk are free activities and entertainment for toddlers to teenagers. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and plan to spend the day with your buddy or team. Where: U of D Athletic Complex, Newark, DE. When: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


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