• Partners
  • Media
  • Photos and Articles
  • Presentations
  • Oral Transcripts

Collaborative Partners

The Delaware Disability History Project would not be possible without the help and participation of our community partners:

A special thank you to Temple University for helping provide guidance to our Council on the best way to capture the history of disability in Delaware.

Committee Members

  • Developmental Disabilities Council
    Pat Maichle, Stefanie Lancaster, Kristin Harvey, & Emmanuel Jenkins
  • Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens
    Wendy Strauss
  • State Council for Persons with Disabilities
    Jamie Wolfe and John McNeal
  • Delaware Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
    Deb Veenema
  • Autism Delaware
    Annalisa Ekbladh
    Daniese McMullin-Powell
  • Delaware People First
    Barbara and Bill Monaghan
  • Delaware Historical Society
    Katie McDade
  • United Cerebral Pulsy
    Monica Edgar
  • Advocate
    Billie Travolini
  • Advocate
    Ellen Coulston
  • The ARC of Delaware
    Linda Cox
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
    Chuck Tarver
  • Delaware Department of Agriculture
    Faith Kuehn
  • Down Syndrome Association of Delaware


Samuel Habib created the below video as a project for his school on the American Dream and the Disability Rights Movement. Samuel was interviewing a National Disability Rights Hero Jude Heumann. The project the Developmental Disabilities Council is currently working on will document the similar struggles that many of our fellow Delawareans with disabilities have encountered over their lifetime.

Photos and Articles

Coming soon.

Disability History Presentations

What we know so far Presentation Created by Delaware Tech interns, Carmen, Nicole and Anita. Thank you for your work.

Oral History Transcripts

Coming soon.