Resources

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 […]

Be Disaster Prepared With Tips From Ready .Gov

If disaster strikes, do you know what to do? Would you be ready if there was an emergency? Do you live with someone with special needs? Disaster preparedness is especially important for you. Be Disaster Prepared With These 3 Steps Don’t be caught off guard the next time a hurricane hits our area, a blizzard shuts […]

Seven Tips to Choosing A Summer Camp for Your Special Needs Child

This is Part 3 of a three part Summer Camps series. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The summer camp experience is integral to many children’s summer plans. The right camp can broaden your child’s horizons, develop new skills, create a sense of independence, and provide hours of endless summertime fun. For many parents, sending a child to summer camp […]

2014 Summer Camps for Specialized Needs – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a three part Summer Camps series. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Choosing the “best fit” summer camp for your child with specialized needs or chronic medical issues can be a daunting task. How do you know if that camp can manage those specialized medical issues? Will they be able to react appropriately if your […]

2014 Summer Camps for Children With Special Needs – Part 1

This is Part 1 of a three part Summer Camps series. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Finding just the right camp for a child with special needs can present a challenge. Parents of special needs children often have additional questions and concerns that need to be addressed before sending their child to camp. Questions like: Will the camp meet […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medicaid Managed Care And Mental Health Calls – July to December 2013

The July through December 2013 schedule of Medicaid Managed Care and Mental Health calls is now available. Join Delaware Family Voices, other families, and various health care professionals in monthly parent-managed conference calls on Medicaid, managed care and mental health concerns. Through these call-ins, families and professionals work together to address questions and issues families […]

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 […]

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