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Volume 17, No. 1, Winter 2009

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What's Inside . . . Volume 17, No. 1, Winter 2009

It's Time to Think About Summer Camp
It’s hard to believe, but it's time to start thinking about summer camps. In an effort to assist in this task, we've gathered information for a number of camps in and around Delaware - location, contact information, and a brief description - to help you find the best fit for you and your family.

Taxicab Service and the ADA: Questions and Answers

Are You a 24/7 Caregiver?
Easter Seals is offering several two-day caregiver respite sessions, through May 2009, FREE to eligible Delaware residents.

Staying Safe at Home and Work
Many of us have a desire or need to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. We are especially concerned with staying safe in our homes and workplaces. Thankfully, there are a number of options available in the general marketplace that can help you in this endeavor. But, what options does a person with a disability have if they can’t use standard equipment?

The AT Bargain Basement
Hello True Believers and welcome to another stirring issue of the AT Bargain Basement. This is the place where we discover the many assistive technology (AT) bargains that often go unnoticed for one reason or another.

15th Annual Inclusion Conference

It’s a SNAP to Prepare for an Emergency
The Special Needs Alert Program (SNAP) is designed to connect families with children ages 0-21 who have special health care needs to their local emergency medical services.

Not Quite “Homegrown in Delaware”
Recreation and leisure activities are experiences many of us strive to enjoy. For some, riding a motorcycle provides the perfect opportunity for both. But what happens when the person wanting to ride is disabled in some way? Are motorcycles out of the question for people with disabilities?

Emergency Roadside Assistance and More for Wheelchair Users
One in four people experience a roadside emergency each year. For passengers with a disability, this can be a particularly difficult situation. ADA Nationwide provides emergency roadside assistance to people who are disabled, use a mobility device, and to the modified vehicle in which they travel.

Upcoming Delaware Expos for People in Their 50s and Older, Their Families, and People Who Serve Them

The AT Messenger is published quarterly by the Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative (DATI). Dissemination of this newsletter to other people, association newsletters, and electronic mailing lists is encouraged. Information contained in this publication may be reprinted without permission, although attribution to the author and DATI is required.