Learn about the special education process and your role as a parent in this process.
The Maryland State Department of Education Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services obtained this information through two surveys administered by ICF International, and the results report is now available. Continue Reading Survey Results Now Available: Maryland Report on Part B Indicator 8 of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
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. Continue Reading Independent of Autism Strives to Meet Needs in Carroll County
Imagine in two days you will be homeless. That is only the tip of the iceberg. You’re also suffering from diabetes. You’ve run out of food stamps. You are a victim of domestic violence and you’re beginning to suspect your toddler has a developmental delay. Things are pretty bleak but assistance is out there and… Continue Reading Learning Links Profile: Ed Feinberg
Artists make things and the artists in Make Studio in Baltimore, a collective of talented artists with disabilities, certainly do that, but the vision of the community-based arts organization is far deeper. As Cathy Goucher, one of the studio’s founders sees it, the mission of the studio is to put art and the artist’s abilities… Continue Reading Learning Links Profile: Cathy Goucher of Make Studio
Inside the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the University of Maryland Medical Center you’ll find a very advanced level of neonatal care. With state-of-the-art equipment, advanced monitoring techniques and sophisticated medication, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) specialists help vulnerable babies grow into healthy children. That journey is not purely a physical one. Many premature babies… Continue Reading Learning Links Profile: Brenda Hussey-Gardner, P.H.D.
Follow pathways to all the ways to narrow the gap for children and students with disabilities. Continue Reading The Pathway to Close the Gap
We had a chance to sit down with the Director of Education at the Kennedy Krierger Institute, Montgomery County, Terry Scott, and hear how this very successful program works. Continue Reading Get To Know – Terry Scott
Sharon Holloway-Gentemann, Director of World of Care, a medical care facility that also serves typically developing children. Continue Reading Get to Know – World of Care