Delaware Disability Day – Your Voice Matters!

Wednesday, January 16th is Delaware’s 6th Annual Disability Day in Legislative Hall

Are you the parent of a child with special needs and would like to know more about how the state can assist you and your child?

Do you have questions about disability services in Delaware?

Would you like to talk with your state legislator, perhaps help him to better understand the needs of a person with disabilities?

Then you might want to attend Delaware’s Disability Day in Legislative Hall.

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The Disability Day agenda includes:

Family Support Waiver
Seclusion and Restraint
Dental Care Insurance
Accessible Taxi Service
Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund
Regulation of DAP Group Homes
Physical Health for All Students
Equal Accommodations Law
Accessible Medical Equipment
Services for New Grads
Employment
Guardianship for People with Disabilities

Scheduling an appointment with your legislator:

Want to talk directly with your state legislator on January 16th? Be sure to schedule an appointment now so you can talk with your legislator while attending Disability Day. This is a great opportunity to discuss disability issues that are important to you.

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Here are several links to learn more about contacting your legislator and scheduling an appointment:

How to Contact a State of Delaware legislator

State of Delaware Elected Officials

State of Delaware 147th General Assembly Senators

State of Delaware 147th General Assembly Representatives

They are ready and waiting to hear from you. Yes, your voice really does matter!

Disability Day Event Details:

When: Wednesday January 16th, 2013

Time: 11:00 am to 3:30 am

Where: Legislative Hall, 411 Legislative Ave, Dover Delaware

Note: You will be required to provide a photo ID such as a driver’s license to gain access to Legislative Hall.

Please call (302) 739 – 3333 for additional Disability Day information.

Remember – Your Voice Does Matter!

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Click on this link for additional information on Disability Day and other Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council upcoming meetings/events.

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