Unified Community Connections to hold Hoodstock XV

Unified Community Connections, a nonprofit agency serving children and adults with disabilities, will hold its signature event, Hoodstock XV, a family-friendly music festival fundraiser where guests wear jeans and tie-dye and enjoy live music from the 1960s and ’70s with a splash of contemporary. When? Saturday, Oct. 13 5:45 p.m. doors open 6 p.m. opening…

Lead Testing Completed at Delrey

A new regulation has passed requiring lead testing be completed in all school buildings throughout Maryland. Delrey School has complied with this regulation. Please click here to read the results. If you have any questions regarding these results please call the school at 410-314-5000.

Hoodstock XIV Raises $82,000

Approximately 400 guests were in attendance, wearing jeans and tie-dye, at Hoodstock XIV, Unified Community Connections’ family-friendly music festival fundraiser, held on Saturday, October 7 at the American Visionary Art Museum. Performances by local bands included Roses n Rust, once again this year’s headliner, The Wafflers, and 33 West. Music ranged from classic to modern…

Honoring Mimi Wang’s Career at Delrey

Our best wishes to Delrey School Principal, Mimi Wang, who retired at the end of June. She joined the Delrey School as a teacher in 1971, when a majority of the students had cerebral palsy. “Delrey was one of the first institutions to work with these populations,” says Mimi. “I was impressed with the progress…

Merritt Properties Funds New iPad Technology for Delrey

The Delrey School was recently awarded a $10,000 donation from Merritt Properties to purchase six new iPad Air devices with adaptive hardware, communication apps, and an Amazon Echo to improve students’ communication skills. In 2012 the school’s speech-language department started to incorporate the use of iPad technology into their therapy sessions to work in conjunction…

Delrey Awarded Heart Avengers Grant for AED

BALTIMORE (May 2, 2013) — Local school program, Delrey School, in Lansdowne, Md. was recently awarded a Heart Avengers grant from Parent Heart Watch and Heartsine Technologies in which they received one HeartSine Samaritan PAD 300P Defibrillator and CPR and AED training for 5 staff members. Heart Avengers, is an AED grant program designed to…

Knott Foundation Awards Delrey $54,598 Grant

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland (UCP-CM) received an outright grant of $54,598 from The Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation to further develop the speech-language therapy department’s iPad initiative at its Delrey School, an integrated educational and therapeutic setting for children and young adults with physical and other disabilities. The school’s speech-language therapy…

Mayfair Raises $5,500 for School

Mayfair Raises $5,500 for School June 6, 2012 The Arbutus Volunteer Fire Hall parking lot was filled with vendors, games, food, entertainment, and families on Saturday, May 5 for Delrey’s 9th Annual Mayfair. Serving as a fundraiser for the school, folks came out to enjoy vendors ranging from Tastefully Simple to homemade crafts, a flower…

Check Delrey’s Marketplace Day Slideshow

In August, the UCP Delrey School held its first UCP Delrey Marketplace Day, a new project-based learning experience designed to help students learn some of the skills they need to function independently in the community. This entirely student-driven activity encourages students to participate within their mobility and ability parameters. Students make all the decisions as…

Wells Fargo Bank Donates KidWalk to Delrey

September 2, 2010 UCP Delrey School would like to thank Wells Fargo Bank’s Corporate Trust Division for funding the purchase of a KidWalk Dynamic Mobility System, one of the newer gait trainers on the market, for the school’s physical therapy deparment. The KidWalk will be a wonderful addition to the school’s physical therapy department because…

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