A parent or guardian of a child ages 3 to 21 receiving special education and related services, we want to hear from you. The annual Maryland Special Education Parent Involvement Survey is available online by clicking the appropriate link below based on your child’s current educational program.
The Occupational Therapists and the Physical Therapists provide a wide range of early intervention services to and on behalf of children and families. Services are designed to support family outcomes in areas of family routines and community activities, which contribute to the child’s learning and development.
Each disability has unique behaviors and characteristics that place it in its own category according to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004 (IDEA)
Other Health Impairment
Traumatic brain injury means an acquired injury to the brain caused by an external physical force, resulting in total or partial functional disability or psychosocial impairment, or both, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance. The term applies to open or closed head injuries resulting in impairments in one or more areas, such as cognition; language; […]
Hearing impairment is defined in special education law as “an impairment in hearing, whether permanent or fluctuating, that adversely affects a child’s educational performance but is not included under the definition of ‘deafness’.” While the term “hearing impaired” is used in the law and by some medical professionals, the terms “Deaf and Hard of Hearing” (D/HoH) are […]
Orthopedic Impairment means a severe orthopedic impairment that adversely affects a child’s educational performance
Many beneficial services are available to support children and families with their medical needs. Click the categories below and explore the services available in your county. Assessments Dental Health and Wellness Medical Equipment Mental Health Related Therapy Services: Physical, Occupational, Speech Respite Care