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Head over to the Parent Information Center (PIC) of Delaware’s “Events” page to see a calendar of upcoming events.


EVENT: 

Managed Care Organization (MCO) Call

DATES: 

March 12th, April 9th, May 14th, June 11th, August 13th, September 10th, October 8th, and November 12th.

WHAT IS THE EVENT? 

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). Common issues discussed have included: care coordination requests, in home care hours, denials, therapies, private duty nursing, supplies, equipment and medication. During the call MCO’s and Medicaid representatives, along with other partner organizations can help problem solve with you.MCO calls are offered in English and the Spanish language. Held every 2nd Tueday at 11am EST (no call in July or December)

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EVENT: 

Creating a Care Notebook

DATE: 

February 14, 2024 12:00 PM

WHAT IS THE EVENT? 

This educational event will share The Care Notebook resources (all materials, binder, and tangible notebook document will be created). We will do a deep dive into the creation and utilization of The Care Notebook with the support of staff, as well as go into scenarios and experiences that your Care Notebook can be utilized in when supporting your loved one.

A Care Notebook will help you keep everything important organized and easy to find, especially in an instance where you’re medical home information is not stored on an app or virtual space. The Care Notebook will give caregivers the information needed to best take care of your child in various settings and life experiences, including times of transition and even emergencies.

Attend this event to grow your understanding of The Medical Home and Care Notebook!

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EVENT: 

Learning Community – Cued Speech

DATE: 

March 04, 2024 7:00PM

WHAT IS THE EVENT? 

Hilary Franklin from the National Cued Speech Association will provide a foundational overview of Cued Speech, how it relates to communication and language development, as well as address common misconceptions about it. She will provide resources for families who are interested in learning more.

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EVENT: 

Learning Community: Listening and Spoken Language (LSL)

DATE: 

January 17, 2024 7:00PM

WHAT IS THE EVENT? 

Learn the purpose and basic methods of LSL and how it differs from other interventions. Determine the fit between parental goals for their child and LSL, or if other opportunities best further achievement of the parents’ goals. Learn how to access LSL services in Delaware.

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EVENT: 

Understanding the Medical Home

DATE: 

January 24, 2024 12:00pm

WHAT IS THE EVENT? 

This educational event will share useful information on the medical home and care notebook creation and utilization. Understanding a Medical Home is an important component for those with special medical and health care needs.A medical home builds partnerships with clinical specialists, families, and community resources. The medical home recognizes the family as a constant in a child’s life and emphasizes partnership between health care professionals and families

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Membership Meetings and Workshops:

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Taskforce Session


HOSTED BY: 

Representative Cyndie Romer

DATE: 

Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30pm

 

WHAT IS THE EVENT? 

Representative Cyndie Romer is facilitating a taskforce to review Deaf and Hard of Hearing services throughout the state. As part of the taskforce, a parent/caregiver listening session will be held to receive to gather input from those families navigating services.

Announcing parent listening session scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30pm. Participants may attend in-person at Legislative Hall (411 Legislative Ave, Dover, DE 19901) in the House Majority Hearing Room or on Zoom. We’re asking that all participants register here: bit.ly/Oct24Meeting. There are instructions for how to submit written comments on this page as well. Accommodations are available for individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

To access recordings of previous Family SHADE workshops/webinars, please click HERE.

Family Shade Developmental Screening Symposium:

July 15th, 2023 10:30am – 2:00pm recording for this workshop coming soon.

2nd Annual Caregivers Are The Key Symposium:

June 24, 2023, 9AM to 12:30PM recording of this workshop coming soon.

Family SHADE Transition Symposium:

Friday, March 24, 2023, 10:30am to 1:30pm to view the recording of this workshop, please click HERE.

Family SHADE “Moving the Needle on Social Justice” Workshop Series:

February 23, 2021, 10am-12pm: “Embedding Social Justice in Our Lives”. To view the recording of this workshop, please click HERE.

March 23, 2021, 10am-12pm: “Getting Out of Our Own Way”. This workshop was not recorded at the request of at least one attendee.

April 27, 2021, 10am-12pm: “Designing A More Inclusive Environment”. This workshop was not recorded at the request of at least one attendee.

May 5: 9:00am – 11:00pm
Family SHADE Membership Meeting

May 12: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Family SHADE Workshop – Emergency Preparedness
To view the recording for this workshop, please click HERE.

June 15 and 17: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Family SHADE Child Care/Out-of-School Care Resources Workshop Series

To view the recording for the June 15th session, please click HERE.

To view the recording for the June 17th session, please click HERE.