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Delaware is a small state, but we are not immune to the global challenges of autism.

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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.

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Hygiene Tips from Kennedy Krieger Institute

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...

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Teaching Life Skills At Home, by Karen Mackie

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...

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Here Are Your Weekly E-mail Resources!

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...

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Questions for Residential Service Providers

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...

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Bullying Resources

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...

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Teaching Life Skills at Home, by Cory Gilden

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...

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The Impact of POW&R

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...

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Who I Am

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...

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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

Executive Director Teresa Avery on WMDT, 47 ABC

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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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New Castle County

Phone: 302-224-6020
Fax: 302-224-6017

924 Old Harmony Road,
Suite 201
Newark, DE 19713

Sussex County

Phone: 302-644-3410
Fax: 302-827-2389

17517 Nassau Commons Blvd.
Unit 1
Lewes, DE 19958

Kent County 

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Fax: 302-827-2389

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