Young girl with down syndrome, looking toward the camera and smiling, engages in class with a puzzle toy.

Early Childhood Resources

  Are you an early childhood professional in the state of Maryland? Access even more materials and forums related to the 2017 Professional Learning Opportunities in the Early Childhood PLO Resources community group.

Marcella E. Franczkowski, Assistant State Superintendent for the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services

What’s Happening: News & Events from the DSE/EIS

Find out the latest happenings from Marcella E. Franczkowski, Assistant State Superintendent for the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services.

making access happen. A young boy with an intellectual disability sits at a table and works on fine motor exercises. Another toy in a black shirt sits behind him.

Making Access Happen

The Making Access Happen (MAH) program works to increase the participation of 3- to 5-year-old children with disabilities in public and private community-based early learning programs.

Wheelchairs are an example of assistive technology.

Maryland Assistive Technology Network (MATN)

The Maryland Assistive Technology Network (MATN) connects educators, families, and leaders interested in the effective use of assistive, accessible, and everyday technology to benefit diverse learners and individuals with a variety of needs.