Family SHADE

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Social activities and recreation are a very important part of everyone’s life. Whether you have the ability to move freely on your own or you need some level of support, you can choose to participate in a full range of recreational and leisure activities in your community. Recreational activities can help you feel included with your family and community. Find something fun to do and get active.

Delaware offers a wide array of social and recreational activities to children with special healthcare needs and their families. From acting and art to horseback riding and competitive sports, there is something for everyone!

Many state parks and recreation sites are accessible, but it is a good idea to check before visiting to make sure you have a truly enjoyable outing.

To find the type of recreational activity that interests you and your family, Search the Family SHADE database or visit the Family SHADE Events and Activities page.

Also, many Condition Specific Organizations offer additional recreational activities to families.