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 […]

Kamal Williams

Learning Links Profile: Kamal Williams

A Transition to Success Story: Talking to Kamal Williams on the phone, it is hard to believe he only left high school a year ago. His voice is smooth and articulate with the polish of a seasoned professional. As an Office Assistant at the University Of Maryland, Kamal thrives in the day-to-day chaos and flow […]

Charlotte Allston

Learning Links Profile: Charlotte Allston

Charlotte Allston’s story is the kind of against the odds story motivational speakers dream of. It is the tale of taking the long road to triumph in an age of instant gratification. Today she is a typical college student attending Briar Cliff University. That of course is if you consider a student with a double […]

AT Design Challenge

Design competitions come in all shapes and sizes but none are as inspirational as The AbilityOne Design Challenge. This national competition for high school and college students was born out of the desire to decrease the high unemployment rate for people with disabilities

Window into the Classroom

The Window into the Classroom series is designed to help families understand some of the programs and approaches schools use to teach students and create positive environments for learning. Explore the series through videos and articles that explain Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Co-Teaching, and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS).

Respite Care

Baltimore City The Arc Baltimore The Arc Baltimore provides advocacy and high quality, life-changing supports to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Respite Care The Arc Baltimore’s Respite Care Program provides financial assistance for occasional, short-term temporary physical and emotional relief to families caring for children or adults with developmental disabilities living […]