Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities: A Plan for Action

The Center for Disabilities Studies (CDS) at the University of Delaware (UD) is hosting a public session in each Delaware county the last week of October to give Delawareans the opportunity to learn about Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities: A Plan for Action.

This strategic plan was developed by the center’s Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities: Bridging the Gap (HDWD: BtG) staff and partners to provide a blueprint for legislators, policy makers, and health care providers on how to improve the health and well being of Delawareans with disabilities. Dates, times, and places are listed below.

Information about HDWD: BtG and a draft of the strategic plan are available at http://www.gohdwd.org/strategic_plan.html
The plan will be available in alternate formats (large print, CD ROM) upon request.

October 27. Sussex County Public Session on Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities: A Plan for Action, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Milford Public Library, 11 S.E. Front Street, Milford.
October 28. New Castle County Public Session on Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities: A Plan for Action, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Center for Disabilities Studies, 461 Wyoming Road, Newark.
October 30. Kent County Public Session on Healthy Delawareans with Disabilities: A Plan for Action, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Dover Public Library, 45 South State Street, Dover.

Reservations are required to attend this public session and should be made by contacting Mary Thomas, CDS, at (302) 831.2940 or maryt@udel.edu
Please indicate if you require accommodations (e.g. sign-language interpreter, large print text) and every effort will be made to meet your needs.

If you have any questions about the sessions please contact Ilka Riddle, Project Director at (302) 831.8186 or
ikriddle@udel.edu or Eileen Sparling, Project Coordinator at (302) 831.8802 or sparling@udel.edu

2 comments:

  1. This sounds so great. My MS is holdng me back from starting something like this in Seattle. I've joined a health care alliance but feel dismissed...a real struggle.

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