Family SHADE

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What is Family SHADE?

Connecting Children with Special Healthcare Needs with Community Resources.

Family SHADE, the Family Support and Healthcare Alliance Delaware: A community dedicated to supporting families of children with disabilities and chronic medical conditions.

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Upcoming Events


Family Leadership Academy
Dates: May 4th & 5th, 2024
Location:  TBA

Parent Information Center of Delaware in partnership with Delaware Department of Education

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Hosted By: Delaware Family Voices at 11AM EST
Dates: May 14th, June 11th, August 13th, September 10th, October 8th, and November 12th.

A forum where parents/caregivers have the opportunity to ask questions and/or discuss issues they are having with their Medicaid MCO (Highmark Health Options or AmeriHealth Caritas). During the call MCO’s and Medicaid representatives, along with other partner organizations can help problem solve with you.

MCO call offered in English and Spanish language.

For more information or to get registered head to our Events and Activities page!

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Explore this extensive, searchable database of Delaware resources for CYSHCN and their families.

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Family Leadership Academy

May 4th-5th Staff from Delaware Department of Education’s, Exceptional Children Resources Workgroup sharing information and resources on ways DOE is supporting children with disabilities and their families.

Family Leadership Academy