Service Delivery Models can include a paraeducator assigned to help a student with his or her movement challenges. Here an adult kneels next to a young boy in a wheelchair as they smile at each other

What are Service Delivery Models?

Service delivery models refer to the framework for the delivery of special education services. For example, services may be direct or indirect.

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Section 508: Ensuring Equal Access to Information on Digital Devices

508 compliance refers to Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which applies to all federal agencies “when they develop, procure, maintain, or use electronic and information technology. Under Section 508, agencies must give disabled employees and members of the public access to information that is comparable to the access available to others.” For […]

Helpful to Know: Strategies for Working with Children with a Visual Impairment

What are some effective strategies for working with children who have a visual impairment? Verbally and specifically narrate what is happening in the classroom at any given time so students always feel included Communicate with families and other professionals to share information and strategies Adapt activities to promote independence Provide multi-sensory, tactile, and experiential learning […]

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Training Videos for Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum

The Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute developed a series of online training videos to provide classroom tips and practical strategies for working with students on the autism spectrum. See the library of videos covering topics such as sensory supports, communication needs, helping victims of bullying and harassment, legal issues around school removal, and addressing behavioral challenges.

MATN Webinar Series

MATN will feature a NEW three-part webinar series focusing on Dyslexia in the classroom. Registration is open now!

Top 5 Questions to Ask an OT

Occupational therapists’ have a unique skill set to provide support and enhance your child’s participation in school. Their ideas can be applied at home to help with homework, self-care and other daily routines.

MATN Fall Institute Registration Open

The MATN Fall Institute will focus on Speech Recognition as AT for Writing with presentations by Daniel Cochrane, Assistive Technology Specialist and Coordinator and Kelly Key, Assistive Technology Coordinator and Administrator. Thursday, September 29 from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Registration is now open for the 2016 Maryland Assistive Technology Network Fall Institute. Access registration […]

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Rx for Teacher Burnout

Regardless of the roles they assume, teacher leaders help shape the culture of their schools, districts, states, and nation. They influence the practice among their peers, impact the profession, and most importantly, work to improve student learning.

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Maryland Hearing Aid Loan Bank

The Maryland Hearing Aid Loan Bank was created to provide immediate access to hearing aids to infants, toddlers, and children.