Support Groups for Families

After reviewing your Prior Written Notice or other documents, call the Parents’ Place of Maryland or your Local Family Support Coordinator with any questions. Ask about language you don’t understand and discuss different options. They can help prepare you for upcoming meetings.

Get to Know – Rocco Aiello

Rocco Aiello, Coordinator for Adapted Physical Education and Corollary Sports, St. Mary’s County Public Schools. Talk to Rocco Aiello about his amazing journey as an Adapted Physical Education teacher and you soon discover that he is all about inspiration. In fact, Aiello is either inspiring children with disabilities to discover the joys and benefits of […]

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Online IEP Learning Modules

These modules integrate evidence-informed content with technology to provide an interactive experience for adult learners. Participants will learn new information, apply their learning, and finally assess their understanding through the unique features of the modules.

Effective Family and School Communication

Effective communication is an essential part of working with the professionals helping your child. These links and resources provide helpful tips for establishing positive communication between educators, care providers, school administrators, and families. Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child’s School is a CADRE guide designed to help parents better facilitate smooth communications between parents and […]

Family Advocacy Resources

Parents, care providers, and community members are often the best sources of information about the pressing needs of the early intervention community. Here are several resources that provide information to people who want to advocate for young children with disabilities and their families.