The Department of Special Education at Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities is looking for adults with any disabilities age 18 to 65 to take a quick online self-determination survey.
Students of all ages shared their stories as part of the National Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month on social media to help raise awareness about the neurological disorder, which usually becomes evident in early childhood or adolescence.
Anna Curtis had a small blue puzzle piece with a tiny heart cut out tattooed on the top of her right foot three years ago to serve as a both a reminder and a conversation starter about her life’s passion. She inked her commitment to autism awareness during her second year of graduate studies in autism at Towson University. But Anna did more than get the degree and tattoo while at Towson. She started a small nonprofit called Independent of Autism.
Meghan Rodo is like many 20-year-olds, leading a busy life with friends and her boyfriend, and planning for the day she can move out of her parents’ Reisterstown home and in with a roommate.
Sharon, a member of the Developmental Disabilities Council for nine years, says that her work on the Council has helped her learn about all the possibilities and positive things in the disability world.
MATN will feature a NEW three-part webinar series focusing on Dyslexia in the classroom. Registration is open now!
With over 300 attendees from across Maryland, Intersect exceeded expectations as a day for community learning and idea sharing for the residents of our state.
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