Marcella Franczkowski and other officials at the Project SEARCH kickoff event at Atlantic Hospital

Project SEARCH Debuts on the Eastern Shore

This story was adapted from a story on the WMDT website. Five local students will intern at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland this year as part of Project SEARCH. Officials from the Maryland State Department of Education attended the kickoff event for the students at the hospital. Project SEARCH helps students with disabilities transition […]

Career Assessments Secondary transition. A young woman with glasses sits at a desk and sips coffee while looking at a notebook.

Secondary Transition Toolkit: Career Assessments

Assessments in this category can help students identify their interests, identify careers related to their interests, and  search for more information about careers. There is an observation form that can be used with students at a worksite and a planning tool to keep track of the information gathered and to compare different jobs.

Meet Capri Brown

Meet Capri Brown and learn about how his experience at the Transition Education at Carroll Hospital (TEACH) program has made a difference in his life! Programs like TEACH help students of all abilities experience employment.

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 […]

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.