2018 Ball Photos


The Riverfront Ballroom at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, Del.,
once again was sold-out for the 2018 Disability Ball.

History Of The Disability Ball

Most people have fond memories of attending a high school prom or a college formal dance.  Perhaps they were a member of a club or organization that had an annual party with dining and dancing.  But for many people with disabilities, attending such an event was only a dream, or something to be seen in movies or on TV.

Well, in 2004, Independent Resources, Inc. changed those dreams into reality by sponsoring the first Disability Ball.  The Ball brought together many different disabled communities both to have a good time and to create a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Because of the success of that first Ball in 2004, the Disability Ball has become an annual November event. Each year guests enjoy an evening of good food, dancing, socializing and the crowning of a King and Queen, among other activities.

Enjoy these highlights of the 2018 Ball.

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First stop: the registration desk to get your wristband and table assignment.


Sky Brady, everyone's favorite DJ for the Disability Ball.

Waiting in anticipation of the drawing for the King and Queen.


No one wants to miss out on the dancing fun.


Sharing a special evening with your best bro.


Happiness is a warm hug at the Disability Ball.

Watch a brief video about the past 15 years of the Disability Ball:

Disability Ball 15th Anniversary Slide Show


Colorful balloons mark each guest’s proper table.

Disability Ball Honorary Chairman, Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn, talks with BlindSight Delaware Peer Support Manager Patricia Addison, also a member of the Ball Planning Committee.

James McGhie and Katherine Ditlow, 2018 King and Queen.

It's easy to get carried away with all the excitement.


A picture of your group is the perfect souvenir.


The conga line is always one of the highlights of the evening.

Brendan was the lucky winner of a free ticket to the 2019 Ball.  We hope to see you there too!