Category: Events

The Whole 9 – A Rally to Support HB 104 – Will Take Place on May 10th at Legislative Mall in Dover

The Whole 9 Rally participants will gather on May 10, 2018, at Legislative Mall in Dover to make their voices heard on an important issue: the need to fully fund services for Delawareans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Participants will gather to tell Governor Carney and the General Assembly that the time is now to pass …

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OUR NEXT MEETING: MAY 8th – Preventing Abuse and Neglect

Please join us for the monthly meeting of the New Castle County chapter of A-Team Delaware on May 8, at 7 PM, in the conference room at Easterseals in New Castle. Terry Olson, Executive Director of The Arc of Delaware and Thomas Cook, the Executive Director of Ability Network of Delaware will be our guest …

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Thank you to State Rep. Michael Ramone!

We’d like to thank State Rep. Michael Ramone for speaking with such candor at our November meeting. Read a special message from Michael and check out photos from the event below! Thank you to Families Speaking Up for the great opportunity to address your organization earlier this week! I… Posted by Support Michael Ramone on Friday, …

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Thank you to Stacy Watkins!

What a fantastic turnout we had at last week’s FSU meeting with Stacy Watkins! First, we want to give a special thank you to Stacy. Her informative powerpoint and expertise on the Lifespan Waiver benefited everyone who attended. She tackled many of our tough questions and even generously offered to assist FSU members after the …

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Thank You to Our July Guest Speaker, Robert H. Farley, Jr., Esq.!

FSU would like to say THANK YOU to Robert H. Farley, Jr., Esq. for sharing his incredible knowledge and legal experience at our most recent meeting. We’d like to remind everyone that all FSU speakers are volunteers. It is because of their kindness and generosity that we are able to enhance our learning to benefit …

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Thank you to Ellen Bockman and Kristen Bennett!

FSU members would like to thank our gracious guest speakers Ellen Bockman and Kristen Bennett, who left us with a wealth of information. For those who couldn’t make it, you can find Delaware CarePlan online at this link. The site is full of practical resources.

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Thank you to our May 2017 guest speakers, Charlie and Lynne!

We’d like to give a special thanks to our guest speakers, Charlie and Lynne, for their heartfelt and meaningful message to our group last Tuesday night. FSU meetings continue to be a source of new perspectives, important information, and opportunities for collaboration. Your support and attendance make this possible. Thank you.

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Thank you to Our April 2017 Guest Speaker, Ernie Dianastasis!

We’d like to send a big THANK YOU to Ernie Dianastasis for speaking at our meeting. We are grateful to Ernie for sharing his story and exciting plans for hiring people with disabilities. We hope The Precisionists, Inc. will inspire other businesses to follow suit! If you weren’t able to make it to the meeting, you’re …

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Lots of People to Thank, Including Dr. Jennifer LeComte!

We have a long list of wonderful people to thank! First of all, we’d like to give a HUGE thank you to Dr. Jennifer LeComte and her amazing team for taking the time to speak with us last week. Dr. LeComte and her colleagues specialize in adults with IDD, helping families transition from pediatricians to …

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Thank You, Dr. James D. Ellison and Dr. Eric D. Haas!

We’d like to extend our deepest thanks to our wonderful guest speakers, Dr. James D. Ellison and Dr. Eric D. Haas. Their presentation,“The ABC’s of Managing Behavior: Can medications help without hurting? Can disruptive behaviors be controlled without medications?” was an incredible learning experience for all who attended. We’d also like to thank Andrew Edelsohn …

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