We Help People And Families Affected By Autism
Delaware is a small state, but we are not immune to the global challenges of autism.
This page has resources to help you stay up to date with Autism Delaware.
Autism Delaware News
Email & Social Groups
The Sun Newsletter
We’d love to send you a copy of our newsletter. Each quarterly issue of “The Sun” covers a topic that is relevant to people affected by autism and their families. Also included are highlights of Autism Delaware’s recent efforts.
PDF Downloads of “The Sun” (by Topic)
Shakespeare and Showering: Skills for High School Tom Hays, PhD, educational director of a private high school, said parents are surprised when he says that adaptive skills are more important than some basic high school information, such as Shakespeare or the Krebs...read more
Two pieces of advice have been essential in my son Jacob’s progress to become as independent as possible. The first came from Steven E. Lindauer, PhD, the director of the Pediatric Developmental Disabilities Clinic at the Kennedy Krieger Institute: “Expect the same...read more
Check regularly for updates! UCPDE/Camp Manito Winter Holiday Respite Program Activities include cooking, arts & crafts, games, and music! December 24, 26, 27, 28, & 31 For ages 3-21 with a disability, and 5-13 without a disability Cost: $200 for all 5 days or...read more
If you are helping an adult loved one with autism to select a residential placement, here is a list of suggested questions from parents who have been through the process before: What ensures the person is treated with dignity and respect by the staff and as an...read more
Check out this recap of resources in our social media posts from October 2018 for National Bullying Awareness Month! How to make a difference October is National Bullying Prevention Month! There are many ways you can help reduce bullying. Check out this resource from...read more
We are so busy carting our children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to therapies, doctor appointments, school meetings, and more, that it’s easy to forget that some of the most important learning happens in the home. There, our children can practice the life...read more
In my first post, I shared a little about myself and the challenges I face as an autistic individual. I also touched base on Autism Delaware and the difference it has made in my life. Now I want to go into more depth as to how Autism Delaware made that powerful impact...read more
On behalf of Autism Delaware and myself, I want to extend a warm welcome to my blog. As a member of staff, I handle responsibilities in various light administrative duties. More recently, I’ve taken on the additional role of advocacy, speaking on behalf of families...read more
Autism Delaware in the News
We’re the talk of the town! Click below to hear some of our latest interviews:
Family Support Manager Annalisa Ekbladh on WJBR
WDEL’s Andrew Sgroi on the Walk for Autism
WDEL’s “Big Don” Voltz on the Drive for Autism weekend at Dover Int’l. Speedway
Policy Director Alex Eldreth and Development Director David Woods on WDDE
Board President Pete Bradley on POW&R and Dover Downs
Email Groups & Social Media
Join our Online Parent Support Group!
Talk to other family members, get support, advice, and stay in contact with others affected by autism throughout the state.
Autism Delaware’s staff, volunteers, friends, and community members share ideas and have lots of fun on a variety of social media. We currently have communities on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. We’d love to have you along!
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The United Way of Delaware Designation Number 9234. Southeastern PA Designation Number 12598. Autism Delaware is a Non-Profit 501(c) (3) Organization. Autism Delaware™, POW&R™, Productive Opportunities for Work & Recreation™, and the puzzle-piece logo are trademarks or service marks of Autism Delaware Inc.