Marcella E. Franczkowski with Governor Larry Hogan at the announcement of the Center for Transition and Career Innovation for Youth with Disabilities

University of Maryland Announces ‘Center for Transition and Career Innovation for Youth with Disabilities’

The Center for Transition and Career Innovation for Youth with Disabilities will foster partnerships among university faculty and local, state, and national agencies and organizations to promote research, improvements in practice, and supportive governmental policies that advance workforce readiness for youth with disabilities.

New Post-Secondary Speech and Language Programs in Carroll County

Carroll County Public Schools is expanding its post-secondary speech and language services and programs. This update from Christine Wittle, Supervisor of Elementary Special Education for Carroll County Public Schools, highlights these offerings: Exciting and innovative opportunities await students with disabilities in Carroll County as they transition to post-secondary education, employment, and participation within their communities. Through the lens of Speech/Language Pathology, […]

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 […]

Get to Know – Michele Wolff

When Maryland Department of Disabilities Secretary of Disabilities Catherine Raggio needed a team to bring her vision of a four-year college-like program for students with intellectual disabilities to life, she came to Michele Wolff the Director of the Shriver Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Expert Advice

We spoke with Sue Murray, the Transition Coordinator at the Hannah More School, about a wide range of important issues around transition. Here is part of the interview that is focused towards families.