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2013 Summer Camps For Special Needs Kids

Choosing what summer camps your child might attend can be a daunting task for any parent. It can be even more daunting if you are the parent of a child with special needs or chronic medical issues. How do you know if that camp is prepared for your special needs child? Will they be able […]

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain Injuries Do Not Discriminate A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can happen in an instant, yet can bring a lifetime of physical, cognitive and behavioral challenges. Brain injuries can affect anyone. They occur in all walks of life, at all ages and stages, across all demographics and income levels. Did you know that in the United […]

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 – […]

Meet Peggy Prygon and The Statewide Family Healthcare Initiative

Delaware Family Voices was recently awarded the Statewide Family Healthcare grant. The purpose of this grant is to address the needs of children and families with mental health needs, and to serve as a catalyst for positive system changes in children’s mental health care. Delaware Family Voices also recently hired Peggy Prygon. Peggy joins the […]

Holiday Gift Ideas for Differently Abled Kids

The holiday season is rapidly approaching. Black Friday is right around the corner, and before you know it, it’ll be December. Have you started your Holiday shopping yet? Do you have someone on your shopping list that might be differently abled? Shopping for a special child, one who is differently abled, can sometimes be a […]

Hurricane Sandy Helpful Resource Links

As Hurricane Sandy races towards the mid-Atlantic states, it is especially important that you and your family be prepared for the next few days to come. Here are several resources and informational links to help get you through the hurricane and beyond. National Resources: American Red Cross Hurricane App – If you have a smartphone, consider […]

Managed Care and Mental Health Conference Calls

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. Delaware Family Voices hosts monthly conference calls to provide families and professionals the opportunity to work together and address questions and issues families might have regarding mental health, Medicaid, and managed […]

Five Tips For A Healthy Back to School

It’s that time of year again – time to send the kids back to school. To help smooth the transition, here are five tips that will help your kids start school off on the right foot, and help them stay that way throughout the school year. It’s not just about the pens, notebooks, binders and […]

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