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Proposed Changes to Delaware’s Special Education Funds – A Call To Action!

Do you have a child with disabilities attending a Delaware public school? Then you may want to take action now, before your child’s special educational needs are put in jeopardy. Calling All Delaware Families of Children With Disabilities! The Delaware General Assembly is considering action that could result in the diversion of funds currently used to […]

Let’s Go Camping! Summer Camps 2015 Edition

This is Part 2 of our Summer Camps series. Part 1 is Delaware Summer Camps for Special Needs – Summer 2015 Edition. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Choosing the “best fit” summer camp for your child with specialized needs or chronic medical issues can be a daunting task. Is the camp adequately prepared to successfully manage those specialized medical issues? Does […]

Delaware Summer Camps for Special Needs – 2015 Edition!

This is Part 1 of our Summer Camps series. Part 2 is Let’s Go Camping! Summer Camps 2015 Edition. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Finding a summer camp for a child with special needs can be daunting for parents. Specific questions and concerns often need to be addressed before sending their child to camp. Questions like: Will the camp […]

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 At LIFE Conference 2015!

Do you have a family member with disabilities or work with persons with disabilities? Would you like to learn more on how you can help family, friends or co-workers with disabilities lead their best lives? Then join Delaware Family Voices and many others on Thursday, January 15th, for the 17th annual Delaware LIFE Conference. What […]

Celebrate #GivingTuesday – Help Us Help Others In Need!

Friday, November 28th is Black Friday. Monday December 1st is Cyber Monday. And Tuesday, December 2nd, is #GivingTuesday! Will you be celebrating #GivingTuesday? Do you plan to give to others during this world-wide event? What Is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a day for giving thanks. A day of coming together and celebrating world-wide generousity. A day […]

Health Insurance MarketPlace Information You Want To Know

Do you or someone you know plan to use the Health Insurance Marketplace to purchase health care coverage in 2015? Are you prepared to navigate the Marketplace to find the health insurance plan that best fits you and your family needs? Here is a short guide to changes and improvements at Healthcare.gov and the Health […]

The Creating A Common Vision Summit – A Success Story

On Wednesday September 17, 2014, Delaware Family Voices hosted the Creating A Common Vision Summit. People from across Delaware came together in a conjoined effort to improve the lives of children with mental health and severe behavioral health needs. It was a successful day packed with networking and collaboration. The Summit Goal The goal of the Creating […]

Health Insurance Marketplace Dates You Don’t Want To Miss

Are you or someone you know planning to apply for health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace? Then you might want to take note of the following important dates for the upcoming enrollment period. Key Dates for 2015 Marketplace Enrollment The 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment period is fast approaching! This open enrollment period […]

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 […]

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