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Arc of Baltimore
Dedicated to helping people with developmental disabilities make the most of their potential. Our innovative services support more than 4,000 adults and children with developmental disabilities and their families in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. Our programs help families provide needed care and opportunity for their children, and individuals are able to live and work in the community.
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410-296-2272
7215 York Road, Baltimore, MD, 21212

Easter Seals of Greater Washington and Baltimore Region
The program offers a variety of support services for families who have a child with a disability and/or chronic illnesses or special need. Through a network of trained adult and senior volunteers The Program provides a range of support and enriching experiences for children with special needs and provides critically needed respite support to their families. Programs vary by county depending on availability of volunteers.
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800-886-3771
301-588-8700
1420 Spring Street , Silver Spring, MD, 20910

ARC of Prince George’s County
Offers a lifetime of support, understanding, and opportunities for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Providing support through a variety of programs and services that match each person or family's individual needs, we ensure that people with developmental disabilities are given the skills, access, and information they need to fully participate as citizens in their communities.
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301-925-7050
1401 McCormick Rd, Largo , MD, 20774

Arc of Montgomery County
Serves individuals, families and employers affected by intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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301-984-5777
11600 Nebel Street, Rockville, MD, 20852

Delmarva Community Services
Delmarva Community Services, Inc. is a multi-service organization dedicated to assisting local residents in maintaining their dignity and independence. We reach out to our neighbors in Maryland and Delaware with special needs, including the aging, individuals with disabilities, the poor, veterans, the Spanish-speaking community, and many others. We offer wheelchair-accessible transportation, group homes, vocational training, respite care, adult medical daycare, home-delivered meals and more.
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410-221-1900
410-943-1106
2450 Cambridge Beltway , Cambridge, MD, 21613

Fragile X Support group
A community of families in and around the Washington-Baltimore metro area that have children affected by Fragile X Syndrome. We are a very active group providing mutual support and education, promoting awareness of Fragile X and actively participating in funding research on Fragile X.
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240-838-0115
240-246-3503


Mental Health Association of Maryland
A leader in progressive programs resulting in more effective treatment, improved outcomes for individuals, increased research and greater public understanding of the needs of children and adults living with mental illness.We envision a just, humane and healthy society in which all people are accorded respect, dignity and the opportunity to achieve their full potential free from stigma and prejudice.
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410-235-1178
711 W. 40th Street, Baltimore, MD, 21211

Lollipop Kids Foundation
Combat social stigmas, ease the financial burden placed on these families, offer emotional support and provide a brief respite so that every child with a disability has access to a hope and a future.
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202-640-2035


McClean Bible Church
Access Ministry has a holistic approach to care for individuals with disabilities and their families by providing spiritual, physical, and emotional care. We accomplish this through an incredibly passionate staff and core group of volunteers with servant hearts.
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703-639-2000
8925 Leesburg Pike , Vienna, VA, 22182

St. Vincent’s Villa
Provides comprehensive therapeutic services to children whose behavioral and emotional needs have not responded to interventions and services provided at home or in the community.
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410-252-4000
2600 Pot Spring Rd, Timonium, MD, 21093

Maryland School for the Deaf
Available to deaf and hard of hearing Maryland children from birth to age 21. Serving children across a broad spectrum of intellectual and physical abilities, including those with mild to severe additional disabilities and is FREE to Maryland residents.
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301-360-2005
240-575-2975
101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD, 21705

Maryland School for the Blind
A private, statewide resource center providing outreach, school and residential programs to children and youth from infancy to age 21 who are blind or visually impaired including those with multiple disabilities.
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410-444-5000
3501 Taylor Avenue , Baltimore, MD, 21236

Pathfinders For Autism
Dedicated to helping individuals, parents and professionals find resources, supports and training while working to increase the awareness of autism spectrum disorders and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
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443-330-5370
303 International Circle, Hunt Valley, MD, 21030

Maryland Health Insurance Plan
Available to Maryland residents who are unable to get the coverage they need due to a health condition, or those who have an automatic qualifying health condition. MHIP also welcomes individuals who have exhausted their employer-sponsored coverage and any right to continuation of that coverage.
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888-444-9016
10455 Mill Run Circle, Owings Mills, MD, 21117

My Healthcare Notebook
A notebook created by the Office of Genetics and Children with Special Health Care Needs to help you keep your child’s medical information organized and in one place.
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410-767-1063
800-638-8864


Muscular Dystrophy Association
Association's comprehensive services program includes diagnostic and follow-up medical consultations, flu shots, support groups, MDA summer camps for youngsters, a medical equipment program, assistance with equipment repairs and resource referral.
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800-572-1717
410-494-7106
8501 LaSalle Road , Towson, MD, 21286

Medical Home
Is a partnership between families caring for children and youth and the primary health care providers they trust. Primary health care providers may include pediatricians, family practitioners, and pediatric nurse practitioners. In this partnership, families and primary health care providers work together to identify and access all of the medical and non-medical services needed to help children and their families reach their greatest potential.
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410-767-5592


United Cerebral Palsy
Educates, advocates and provides support services to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities.
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800-872-5827
1825 K Street NW , Washington, DC, 20006

Children’s Developmental Clinic- Prince George's County
A community service program at Prince George's Community College conducted in cooperation with the College of Health and Human Performance of the University of Maryland, College Park. The clinic provides a special service to children who are experiencing various developmental difficulties such as learning problems, physical fitness/coordination problems, mental retardation, emotional problems, or orthopedic challenges.(Toddlers-thru School age)
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301-546-0519
Prince George’s Community College 301 Largo Road, Largo, MD, 20774

Kennedy Krieger
Internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system, through patient care, special education, research, and professional training.
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888-554-2080
707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205

Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital
MWPH continues to provide the highest quality pediatric healthcare services in a caring, nurturing and family-centered environment. Our modern facilities offers inpatient and outpatient care for infants and children with rehabilitation and other complex medical needs.
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410-578-8600
1708 West Rogers Avenue , Baltimore, MD, 21209

Starlight Children’s Foundation
Helps seriously ill children and their families cope with their pain, fear and isolation through entertainment, education and family activities.
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202-293-7827
2020 K Street, NW, Suite 600 , Washington, DC, 20006

Casey Cares Foundation
Provides ongoing, uplifting programs with a special touch to critically ill children and their families.
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443-568-0064
3918 Vero road, Baltimore, MD, 21227

Kids Wish Network
Grants wishes to kids between ages 3 and 18 who are battling life-threatening conditions. (Nationwide)
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888-918-9004
4060 Louis Ave, Holiday, FL, 34691

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
The Mission of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is to provide patient- and family-centered health care in a diverse and inclusive environment, to be a leader in innovative research that leads to prevention and effective treatment of childhood diseases, and to train the next generation of leaders in pediatric medicine. They offer a comprehensive approach to Pediatrics. Named one of the top hospitals in the nation for pediatrics.
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410-955-5000
1800 Orleans Street , Baltimore, MD, 21287

Caring Bridge
Provides free websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier.


Mommies of Miracles
A growing international peer-driven support group of mothers who have children of any age (infant-adult) with complex medical issues, rare or undiagnosed conditions, and/or developmental disabilities. (online)


Sibling Support Project
A national website with the purpose of increasing the peer support and information opportunities for brothers and sisters of people with special needs and to increasing parents' and providers' understanding of sibling issues. (online)


Cochlear Community
A social networking site that can increase your/ your child's circle of friends. Our objective is to help you, and your family, connect with other families who have had similar experiences in managing hearing loss and finding treatment options.


A.I. Dupont Hospital for Children
Our 200-bed teaching hospital is integrated with the Nemours Children’s Clinic, which provides care in more than 30 specialties of pediatric medicine, surgery, and dentistry. We also offer outpatient specialty care, pediatric primary care, neonatal care, and inpatient pediatric care at a variety of locations in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
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302-651-4000
1600 Rockland Road , Wilmington, DE, 19803

Parents of Children with Down Syndrome
A group of about 60 families who live in Anne Arundel County. We have periodic meetings from September to May and two social events per year in the summer and winter. We have a newsletter for members.
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410-349-0185


Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
JDRF is at the center of the global T1D community— leading the effort to coordinate and galvanize the many key constituents—families, businesses, government, researchers, and other organizations— in the quest to cure T1D.
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410-636-8080
825 Hammonds Ferry Road, Linthicum, MD, 21090

The Autistic Children’s Support Group of Worchester County
An all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to providing parent-to-parent support for families living with Autism in Worcester County, MD.


Diabetes Prevention and Education
A combination of free education, support and prevention services taught by staff from Atlantic General Hospital and Worcester County Health Department including a Certified Diabetes Educator/Registered Nurse, Registered Dietitian, and an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Specialist. Support group Meets 3rd Wednesday of every month, 1-2 pm, Snow Hill Library and 3rd Thursday of every month, 1-2 pm, Pocomoke Library.
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410-632-1100
6040 Public Landing Road, Snow Hill, MD, 21863

Spina Bifida association of the Mid-Atlantic
an organization dedicated to promoting the prevention of Spina Bifida and to enhancing the lives of all affected. This newly formed organization serves individuals with Spina Bifida and their families in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area.
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866-938-3407
4590 MacArthur Blvd. , Washington, DC,

Deaf Independent Living Association
offers a variety of services, including employment support, residential support, information and referral and communication resources, for Eastern Shore residents with hearing loss. Above all DILA strives to promote active, independent living among the people we serve.
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410-742-5052
806 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD, 21804

Anne Arundel County Autism Support Group
Our group is dedicated to the advocacy and developmental needs of children who have been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome. We meet monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7-9pm (during the school year and excluding December. Only contact info is online)


D.A.T.E.S. (Differently-abled Adolescents Together for Emotional Support
A support group for preteens and teens with special needs aged 12-21 and living in Caroline County.
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410-479-3609
303 Sharp Road , Denton, MD, 21629

Madison’s Foundation
We are the only website in the world that connects parents whose children have the same rare disease. We understand how important it is to have access to medical information and to get in touch with other parents dealing with your same issues(online)
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Youth M.O.V.E.
A youth led statewide organization dedicated to helping create positive change in the lives of young people and the systems (Child Welfare, Juvenile Services, and Mental Health) that serve them throughout the state of Maryland.
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800-580-6199


National Parent Helpline
Open to parents and caregivers of children and youth of all ages. We will listen to you, offer emotional support, help you problem-solve, support you in creating your own solutions, encourage you to take care of yourself, work with you to get connected to local services, explore new resources for your family, and help you build on your own strengths and continue to be a great parent.
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855-427-2736


SEEC(Seeking Equality, Empowerment, and Community for People with Developmental Disabilities)
A nonprofit organization providing customized, community-based supports to help individuals with developmental disabilities achieve their unique version of The American Dream. People we support face the challenges of intellectual disabilities, autism, cerebral palsy and other disorders requiring support for daily living. SEEC staff provide assistance to help each person direct the course of his or her services towards attainment of personal goals for a well-rounded life including, employment, education, leisure activities, good health, and friendships. All services are provided in the community and are individualized to meet each person’s unique needs, desires and aspirations.
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301-576-9000
8905 Fairview Road , Silver Spring, MD, 20910

iHOMES(Sickle Cell)
Improving Health Outcomes and Medical Education for Sickle Cell Disease Network (iHOMES). Goals are to connect adult patients with sickle cell disease with primary care providers and support the relationship. Help older adolescents and young adults with sickle cell disease to transition smoothly from pediatric to adult primary care doctors. Train primary care providers to care for people with sickle cell disease of all ages and provide the necessary tools to deliver high quality care.
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443-287-0608


Autism Society of America
Increases public awareness about the day-to-day issues faced by people on the spectrum, advocating for appropriate services for individuals across the lifespan, and providing the latest information regarding treatment, education, research and advocacy.
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800-328-8476
4340 East-West Hwy, Bethesda, MD, 20814

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
Supports academic learning, independent living skills and social skill development as children grow and is resource for parents, families and schools.
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The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
Here you can find ways to participate in local events supporting our research, patient support and information programs. There are many ways to get involved.
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443-471-1600
100 Painters Mill Road , Owings Mills , MD, 21117

Maryland Lyme Disease
Dedicated to educating the public concerning the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and tick-borne diseases.
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American Academy of Pediatric Psychiatry
Distributes information here, and elsewhere, in an effort to promote an understanding of mental illnesses and remove the stigma associated with them; advance efforts in prevention of mental illnesses, and assure proper treatment and access to services for children and adolescents.
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202-966-7300
3615 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC, 20016

International Rett Syndrome Foundation
Funds research for treatments and a cure for Rett syndrome while enhancing the overall quality of life for those living with Rett syndrome by providing information, programs, and services.
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800-818-7388
4600 Devitt Drive, Cincinnati, OH, 45246

National Mental Health America
Is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all people live mentally healthier lives. Through advocacy, public education, and the delivery of programs and services.
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800-969-6642
2000 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA, 22311

Providing Relief for Autistic Youth
Provides information and referrals for: financial and family support, referrals for therapies, family training, CPR training, and information on having an individual with an autism spectrum disorder, also autism awareness training for emergency service providers. (Washington County- Online, hotline)Providing Relief for Autistic Youth Inc.
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240-310-9112


Syndromes Without a Name
A non-profit organization that offers support, information and advice to families of children living with a syndrome without a name. Often described as; undiagnosed syndrome, unknown diagnosis, or mystery diagnosis.
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888-880-7926
1745 Lorna Ln, Otsego, MI, 49078

C.LA.S.S. Kids (Children’s Liver Support Services)
(Children’s Liver Support Services)- An organization that addresses the emotional, educational and financial needs of families with children affected by liver disease and transplantation.
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877-679-8256


Kabuki Syndrome
Act as a source of information on Kabuki syndrome, facilitates networking amongst families and professionals, and supports research activities.
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National Organization of Rare Diseases
-(NORD)Is dedicated to helping Americans with rare diseases, and the organizations that serve them, through programs of education, advocacy, research, and patient services.
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202-588-5700
1779 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC, 20036

Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation
Dedicated to providing parents and caregivers with the information needed for day-to-day life with a tube fed child.


Family Tree Stress Line
Toll free statewide Parenting Help Line provides information, referrals and support for parents and other individuals in care giving roles, professionals, community members, children adolescents, families, educators and more. The Family Tree staff and trained volunteers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to provide information in a confidential setting.
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410-889-2300
800-243-7337
2108 North Charles Street , Baltimore, MD, 21218

Independence Now, Inc
(The center for Independent living)- A nonprofit organization created by and for people with disabilities. We are a resource and advocacy center that promotes independent living and equal access for people with all types of disabilities. Assists residents of Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.
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301-277-2839
12301 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD, 20904

Arc of Maryland
Offers family and self advocacy leadership programs, training on rights and best practices in the field of developmental disabilities, quality of life surveys, and scholarships for people with disabilities. We provide statewide advocacy leadership at the Maryland General Assembly on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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410-571-9320
130 Lubrano Drive, Annapolis, MD, 21401

Arc of Frederick County
assists persons with developmental disabilities and their families to obtain the services they need and want in order to become as independent as possible and to enjoy quality of life within our community.
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301-663-0909
620A Research Court , Frederick, MD, 21703

The Arc Central Chesapeake Region
Serves Anne Arundel, Caroline, Dorchester, Queen Anne and Talbot counties. Promote respect, create opportunities and advocate for equal rights for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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410-269-1883
931 Spa Road, Annapolis, MD, 21401

March of Dimes
Information on healthy pregnancies, prematurity and birth defects.
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914-997-4488
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue , White Plains, NY, 10605

Autism Society of Howard County
Serves individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, and their communities by providing information, support, and advocacy; by promoting awareness of autism that values the dignity and uniqueness of each individual; and by working to improve the quality of and access to services and to educational opportunities.
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410-290-3466
10280 Old Columbia Road, Columbia, MD, 21046

Catholic Charities
Focuses on building and unifying families, helping children and families achieve healthy social and emotional relationships, and securing special education and behavioral health services that provide the means to achieve self-reliance.
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410-547-5490
320 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD, 21201

Disability Coalition of Talbot County
Dedicated to raising public awareness of disability issues and reducing the stigma that impedes recovery of persons with physical, developmental and mental disabilities, and slows their assimilation into the workplace and community.
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888-706-9902
410-822-0444
611 B Dutchman's Lane , Easton, MD, 21601

Complex Child E-Magazine
A monthly online magazine written by parents of children with special healthcare needs and disabilities. It is intended to provide medical information, along with personal experiences, in simple language that other parents can understand. Articles are on a wide variety of topics ranging from basic information on medical conditions and treatments to advice on how to beat insurance company denials.


Parenting Special Needs Online Magazine
Provides parents of special needs children, of all ages and stages of life, both information and inspiration. Through Parenting Special Needs On Line Magazine, we've created a world that provides practical tips, shares life’s lessons, tackles the challenges and celebrates the joys, of one of life's greatest gifts.


Special Needs.com
Provides expert editorial contributors and thousands of vital articles that help Special Needs families successfully navigate raising a special needs child.


Disability Information
List of information for those with or caring for someone with a disiability.


Exceptional Parent
Provides practical advice and the most up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs as well as to the physicians, allied health care professionals, and educational professionals who are involved in their care and development.


Queen Anne County’s Department of Health Addiction Services
The Addictions Treatment and Prevention Services offer assessments; individual, group and family counseling; referrals and prevention services for adults and adolescents. Since alcoholism and drug addiction are chronic, progressive, potentially fatal diseases, a personal commitment with the support of community resources helps individuals and their families in this lifelong recovery process. Services are available in two locations. The Centreville office is located in the Nielsen Center, 205 North Liberty Street, Centreville. The contact number for the Centreville site is .
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410-643-7773
410-758-1306
210 White Pine Lane, Stevensville, MD,

National Alliance on Mental Illness
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. The NAMI organization operates at the national, state and local level.
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410-884-8691
877-878-2371
10630 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD, 21044

Maryland Youth Crisis 24 hr Hotline
Provides crisis intervention, information, referral, and community outreach throughout the State via the Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline: 24/7 hotline network
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410-767-6500
800-422-0009
201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc.
Provides timely and effective crisis intervention and addictions treatment services in the least restrictive environment possible.
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410-433-5255
410-433-5175
2041 East Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD, 21231

Jewish Community Services
a comprehensive non-profit human service agency of THE ASSOCIATED: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore. JCS provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland.
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410-466-9200
5750 Park Heights Avenue , Baltimore, MD, 21215

Upper Bay Counseling Services
Provides a broad range of counseling and mental health services to meet every individual's needs. Services in Cecil and Harford Counties in Maryland.
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800-467-0304
200 Booth Street , Elkton, MD, 21921

Band-aides and Blackboards
Online stories and poems written for kids about having a medical problem/condition/illness.


Maryland Consortium for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Dedicated to improving systems of care for children and their families in the state. The COC is a working group of diverse stakeholders, including families, providers, advocates, consumers, administrators, and professionals from the public and private service systems.Funded by a grant from the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the COC offers a forum for information exchange, problem solving, consensus building, and collaborative action to address gaps and barriers in services for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and their families.
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410-768-9100


Little Hearts, Inc.
A national organization providing support, education, resources, networking, and hope to families affected by congenital heart defects. Membership consists of families nationwide who have or are expecting a child with a congenital heart defect.
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866-435-4673


Families USA
A national nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the achievement of high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans. Working at the national, state, and community levels, we have earned a national reputation as an effective voice for health care consumers for 25 years.
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202-628-3030
1201 New York Avenue NW , Washington, DC, 20005

Baltimore Chesapeake Autism Society
A volunteer organization founded in 1976. We were created to help serve Maryland families of children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Our organization provides information, advocacy and support for families and individuals with autism.
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410-655-7933


Kids as Self Advocates
a national, grassroots project created by youth with disabilities for youth. We are teens and young adults with disabilities speaking out. KASA knows youth can make choices and advocate for themselves if they have the information and support they need. We are leaders in our communities, and we help spread helpful, positive information among our peers to increase knowledge around various issues. We also help health care professionals, policymakers and other adults in our communities understand what it is like to live our lives and we participate in discussions about how to help each other succeed.
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334-230-5441


Lauren D. Beck Sickle Cell Foundation
To promote the knowledge and understanding of Sickle Cell Disease as a health crisis and to advocate for people who are living with the disease. And to inform and educate the community about Sickle Cell Disease and Trait. To actively advocate for people who are living with the disease. Information on iHomes program for sickle cell.
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National Center for Medical Home Implementation
The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) is a cooperative agreement between the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The NCMHI is housed in the AAP Division of Children with Special Needs. For more information about the Division and its related projects.
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800-433-9016
141 Northwest Point Blvd, Elk Grove Village, MD, 60007

Misunderstood Minds
Parents, teachers, and students looking for the scientific explanations behind learning differences and strategies to aid success in school can find both on the companion Web site for Misunderstood Minds. The site includes profiles of the students in the documentary, as well as sections on Attention, Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. Interactive activities, called Experience Firsthand, are designed to give site visitors a sense of what it may be like for a student struggling with a basic skill.


New Mobility
New Mobility encourages the integration of active-lifestyle wheelchair users into mainstream society, while simultaneously reflecting the vibrant world of disability-related arts, media, advocacy and philosophy. Our stories foster a sense of community and empower readers. Online and regular magazine.
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800-404-2898
75-20 Astoria Blvd, East Elmhurst, NY, 11370

Oley Foundation
Enriches the lives of those requiring home IV & tube feeding through education, outreach, & networking
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518-262-5079
43 New Scotland Ave, Albany, NY, 12208

Pacer Center
The mission of PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.
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952-838-9000
8161 Normandale Blvd, Bloomington, ID, 55437

About Kids GI
On this site you will find support and information about digestive disorders in kids and teens.
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888-964-2001


Support for Special Needs
Support for Special Needs is the community that offers a chance to exchange wisdom and ideas among one of the most powerful group of people we know. Join us as learn how to advocate as one group and learn from each other about how to help our kids and ourselves


Brain Injury Association of Maryland
We are a group of individuals and organizations dedicated to improving the lives and futures of Marylanders affected by brain injury. Since being founded by a small group of family members of individuals with brain injury in 1983, we have grown to become the premier source of information, education, advocacy, and hope for the brain injured community in Maryland.
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410-448-2924
2200 Kernan Drive, Baltimore, MD, 21207

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactive Disorder
The Maryland Chapters of CHADD bring together families and adults with AD/HD, educators and health care professionals. If you or a family member has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and you live in Maryland, then this is the place for you. The chapters hold monthly educational programs with local experts, support groups for parents and support groups for adults with AD/HD.
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Chesapeake Down Syndrome Parent Group
The Chesapeake Down Syndrome Parent Group (CDSPG) serves people with Down syndrome and their families living in the Baltimore metropolitan area. CDSPG offers support, education and advocacy programs to help families and individuals with Down syndrome reach their fullest potentials. Please join us as we continue to grow and learn together.
Contact Info:
410-321-5434


Snappin' Ministries
Welcome to Snappin' Ministries, a nationwide support network for parents of children with special needs. Our mission is to support and encourage those living with the daily challenge of parenting a special needs child, so that they may experience the genuine love and hope of Jesus in their everyday lives.
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262-567-1277
380 Yosemite Road, Oconomowoc, WI, 53066

ParentCentral.Net
ParentCentral.Net is a special place where you as a parent can communicate with counselors and other parenting professionals and receive answers within 24 hours. Also has a line for teens to get help and advice.
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000-000-0000


New Heights Center
The mission of New Heights Center for dyslexia learning is to create an opportunity for adults and/or children to develop multi-sensory abilities to self-direct, self-check, and self-correct their performance in executive function skills, reading, spelling, comprehension, and/or math. Through the intensive stimulation and strengthening of cognitive learning PATHWAYS, the client acquires life skills, which measurably enhance academic and work place performance. Learning success enhances self-esteem and actualizes the client's potential.
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410-821-8808
7604 York Road , Towson, MD, 21204

JSSA: Autism Spectrum Disorders Across the Lifespan
Services and programs provide support for the whole family empowering them to make informed decisions and access neededservices that maximize the quality of life, development potential, and functioning of their loved ones and the enitre family as an unit.
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301-838-4200
200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville , MD, 20850

MedActionPlan
Use MyMedSchedule.com to create free, easy-to-read medication schedules.
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908-234-1701
87 Main Street, Peapack, NJ, 07977

Maryland Parent Connections
Learning that your child is deaf or hard of hearing can be a traumatic experience. Parents have many questions and concerns in coping with their child’s needs and their own feelings. You are not alone. We have been there.
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443-277-8899
801 Cromwell Park Drive, Geln Burnie, MD, 21061

Rise for Autism
Provides community and professional awareness, family support and resources, financial assistance, and a lifetime continuum of therapeutic services to promote confident, competent individuals with Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders.
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550 M Ritchie Highway, Severna Park, MD, 21146

Brighter Stronger Foundation
The Philosophy of BSF is reflected in its mission statement: To promote and support individuals to become more independent and to maximize the potentials of individuals and their families through providing quality client-centered therapeutic services.
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410-574-4000
6 Nashua Ct, Baltimore, MD, 21221

Maryland Health Connection
Maryland Health Connection is the marketplace for individuals, families and small businesses to compare and enroll in health insurance, as well as determine eligibility for Medicaid and other assistance programs, federal tax credits and cost-sharing reductions. Enrollment through Maryland Health Connection is scheduled to begin in October 2013, with insurance coverage beginning January 1, 2014.
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410-358-5615
4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21215

Center For Children
The Center for Children is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and the promotion of positive mental health through crisis intervention, therapy and education. The Center offers a wide variety of mental health services for the entire family. A team of professional clinicians provide comprehensive mental health services including individual and family therapy, play and group therapy, psychological testing and evaluations, mental health evaluations and more than 19 other programs and services. The Center for Children has three locations.
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301-609-9887


Maryland Community Connection
Maryland Community Connection is a nonprofit organization that provides training, employment opportunities, emotional support and access to resources to individuals with disabilities. MCC supports individuals who want to have greater social and economic independence and who wish to become fully integrated into their communities. They work on a case-by-case basis, identifying each individual’s goals and specific needs. It also provides job opportunities, job training and job retention, as well as advocacy for the individual in the workplace, allowing each to become a wage-earning and tax-paying citizen.
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301-583-0358
6490 Landover Road, Landover, MD, 20785

Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program
The Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Program is a resource for families, health care providers, and communities. The CYSHCN Program works to improve systems of care for anyone from birth through age 21 with a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral or emotional illness or condition. Who need or use of specialized therapies or services such as speech, occupational, physical therapy or other prescribed therapies; need or use of counseling; or a functional limitation such as a physical, emotional or mental disability. The program is staffed by a Registered Nurse who is available Monday through Friday.
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410-778-2547
400 High Street, Chestertown, MD, 21620

Special Needs Kids Information, LLC
Here at Special Needs Kids Information, LLC, it is my mission to provide parents and guardians of children with special needs in the DC, Maryland,and Virginia area with information and a comprehensive list of doctors and specialists that have been most helpful to others.
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AAC Institute
A not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the most effective communication for people who rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
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Super Duper Publications
We make hundreds of creative, colorful educational and therapy materials that you and your children will love. (Believe it or not, we have as much fun making them as your kids will have learning with them!)
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800-277-8737


Arc Northern Chesapeake Region
For 60 years, The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region (The Arc NCR) has helped people with intellectual and developmental disabilities build better lives one person at a time. The Arc NCR currently offers the following services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in Harford, Cecil, and Kent Counties:•Employment Services to 140 adults•Family and Individual Support Services to 425 children (age 0-21) and their families•Treatment Foster Care Services to 55 children and their families•Supported Living and Individual Support Services to 266 adults.
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888-836-7177


Sickle Cell Association of the National Capital Area, Inc.
The Sickle Cell Association of the National Capital Area, Inc. (SCANCA, Inc.) is a community-based organization serving the District of Columbia, Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties, and Northern Virginia. Our focus is to educate individuals about the management of sickle cell disease.Our education programs include workshops, health fairs, client support groups and publications that inform the community, including health and social professionals about sickle cell disease.
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202-271-5733


Sickle Cell Information Center
The mission of this site is to provide sickle cell patient and professional education, news, research updates and world wide sickle cell resources.It is the mission of our organizations to provide world class compassionate care, education, counseling, and research for patients with sickle cell disease.


EHDI-PALS
a web-based link to information, resources, and services for children with hearing loss. At the heart of EHDI-PALS is a a national web-based directory of facilities that offer pediatric audiology services to young children who are younger than five years of age. The facilities included in this directory have licensed pediatric audiologists who provide these services.
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Healthcare.gov
A federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to help consumers understand health care options.
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Child Welfare information gateway
Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. We feature the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
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800-394-3366
1250 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC, 20024

Adaptive Mall
Our services at the Adaptivemall.com® help families find the best equipment to support their children at their highest functioning level. We have created an experience for you that makes equipment selection a positive one. Our primary goal is to empower you with resources that allow you and your child’s primary caregivers to make the best decisions to meet your child’s unique needs.
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800-371-2778
15 South Second Street, Dolgeville, NY, 13329

The Affliated Sante' Group
The Affiliated Santé Group (Santé) is a dynamic and leading provider of crisis psychiatric care and system management services to public and private entities. Santé, a nonprofit entity, also manages mental health outreach and psychiatric recovery services. It has been delivering mental health care to individuals and families and pioneering new treatment modalities since 1974.
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301-572-6585
12120 Plum Orchard Drive, Silver Spring, MD, 20904

Accessible Playgrounds
An accessible playground means it is as easy as possible for everyone to play,regardless of their abilities or disabilities.Now, more than ever,to meet ADA and due to community pressure, playgrounds are being built with an eye towards accessibility and usability.Let Kid’s Play is thrilled to offer Accessibleplayground.net,the website and home for everything about accessible playgrounds.
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Autism Classroom
This site is designed to provide assistance to educators who are educating children with autism and since parents are a child's first teacher, this site is for you too! On this site you will find information about teaching children with autism and developmental disabilities, running a successful autism classroom, setting up spaces in the home and community for a child with autism, locate books and apps helpful in educating children with autism and find training options.
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Maryland State Library for the Blind and the Physically Handicapped
The basic mission of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is to provide comprehensive library services to the eligible blind and physically handicapped residents of the State of Maryland.
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800-964-9209
800-934-2541
415 Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Unified Community Connection (UC2)
Unified Community Connections, formerly United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland, has served children and adults with a variety of disabilities since 1953, promoting self-determination, independence, productivity, integration and inclusion in all facts of community life.
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410-484-4540
11350 McCormick Road, HUnt Valley, MD, 21031

The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment
The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment (MACCHE) is one of ten pediatric environmental health specialty units in the US. Based at Children's National Medical Center, the Mid-Atlantic Center's services are available at no cost to those who live and work in Washington, DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and West Virginia. The Mid-Atlantic center provides consultations on environmental health issues and educational programming.
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866-622-2431


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Since its start in 1855 as the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been the birthplace for many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. The Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives.
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800-879-2467


Mended Little Hearts
Mended Little Hearts is a program of the Mended Hearts Inc., a non-profit, volunteer-based organization providing hope, help and healing to heart patients and their families since 1951. The Mended Little Hearts program works nationally and in communities to support children with congenital heart defects and their families.


Maryland/DC Hands and Voices
Hands & Voices is dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology. We're a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children.
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240-780-2280


HealthyChildren.org
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting Web site backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.Whether you're looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, you've come to the right place.
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Special Needs Resource Project
Special Needs Resource Project (SNRP) provides a basic guide for parents of children with chronic health issues, disabilities and special needs. This site is designed to help you get a jump-start in your search for helpful information and resources. Though focused on children ages 0-22, most of the information we offer is applicable to adults as well.


Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living
Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living is a nonprofit organization created by and for people with disabilities. We are an advocacy, information and educational center that promote independent living and empowerment for people with all types of disabilities.
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301-884-4498
38588 Brett Way, Mechanicsville, MD, 20659

Way Station
Way Station, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate and quality behavioral health care, housing and employment services to adults with mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance addictions; children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral challenges; and veterans with service needs.
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Family Resource Center
The Family Resource Center can assist any family that may need assistance with linkages to resources such as advocacy, mental health services, insurance, tutoring, child care and more. Monday-Thursday 8:30am-6:00pm, Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
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301-374-6696


Baltimore County Family Navigator
The Baltimore County Family Navigator service is a free service offered to parents and caregivers of children with intensive needs related to behavioral/mental health or developmental disabilities. Family Navigators are experienced parents or caregivers of special needs children who have navigated through systems of care on behalf of their children.
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410-252-4700
2300 Dulaney Valley Road, Timonium, MD, 21093

Menucha
Our Mission is to support Jewish children with special needs and their families in a culturally sensitive manner.The only Kosher Respite/Jewish immersion program of its kind in the State of Maryland! Weekday and weekend programs that introduce children with special needs to their Jewish heritage and help them to integrate into the community.
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410-205-6447
2934 Bartol Avenue, Pikesville, MD, 21209

Apples for Children
Helping families find good places for children. Supporting child care providers through workshops and individual consultations
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800-924-9188
301-733-0000
1825 Howell Rd., Hagerstown, MD, 21740

National Children’s Center, Inc.
National Children's Center, Inc. (NCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides comprehensive and innovative services for infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities in the District of Columbia and Maryland. NCC's community-based services include Early Learning Centers, Schools, Adult Services and Residential programs.
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Garrett County Community Action Committee
GCCAC works with partners to build a stronger community and to provide services that improve the quality of life for residents in Garrett County. Its activities and projects focus on strategies that assist low-income persons to be more self sufficient. The agency provides a variety of services for individuals, families and older adults.
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301-334-9431
104 E. Center Street, Oakland, MD, 21550

Family Voices
Family Voices is a national nonprofit family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs. Family Voices has brought a respected family perspective to improving health care programs and policies and ensuring that health care systems include, listen to, and honor the voices of families.
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888-835-5669


The Coordinating Center
The Coordinating Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing care coordination services to thousands of medically complex individuals in Maryland since 1983. Our office is located in Anne Arundel County with staff positioned throughout Maryland in all 24 counties.
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410-987-1048
301-621-7830
8531 Veterans Highway, Millersville, MD, 21108

Baltimore Jewish Abilities Alliance
The Baltimore Jewish Abilities Alliance assists families in finding the programs and services they need for their loved ones with different abilities, strengthening their connection and enabling them to more fully participate in their communities.
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410-559-3613
5700 Park Heights Avenue , Baltimore, MD, 21215

M&L Special Needs Planning
We hope you find our website a resource to help with navigating the world of the family with special needs. M&L Special Needs Planning is dedicated to creating simplicity with the complex journey of special needs. It is our vision to be the known resource and go-to company for special needs life plans, government benefit counseling, life insurance needs, housing and seminar presentations.
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Potomac Community Resources, Inc.
Potomac Community Resources, Inc. (PCR) provides therapeutic, recreational, social, and respite care programs for teens and adults with developmental differences, as well as information about community resources for families.
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301-365-0561
9200 Kentsdale Drive, Potomac, MD, 20854

CIS&H, Inc.
CIS & H, INC. is a private child care residential program incorporated in the State of Maryland to provide habilitation and case management services to children with severe, chronic developmental disabilities, and emotional disturbances.
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301-364-3300
1841 Brightseat Road , Landover, MD, 20785

Harford Community Action Agency
HCAA is the designated Community Action Agency providing programs and services to address the needs of low-income individuals, families and communities in Harford County, MD.
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410-612-9909
1321 Woodbridge Station Way, Edgewood, MD,

Charles County Harc, Inc.
At Charles County HARC, Inc. our mission is to provide residential and support services to individuals with disabilities in Charles County, Maryland.
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301-932-7030


Bay Area Center
Holly Community has been a resource for children and adults with disabilities since 1974. HCI provides services for persons with disabilities in all nine counties of the Eastern Shore. Including but not restricted to: Amplified Telephones,Devices for Independent Living, Computer Loan Program, Computer Training Programs, Recreational Activities, Independent Living Services, Vocational/Employment Services.
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443-260-0822
909 Progress Circle, Salisbury, MD, 21804

Cruises, Inc.
Not only a travel agent but a Certified Accessible Needs Advocate and can provide assistance in helping those with special needs to enjoy travel.
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888-282-1249


By Their Side
By Their Side guides families and provides advocacy for Marylanders with developmental disabilities. By Their Side believes everyone deserves respect, choices, and quality of life. We support our mission through lifelong personal advocacy for those we serve; by protecting the legal rights of our clients; by guiding our clients through the maze of resources in the service delivery system; and by assisting families with transition planning.
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443-279-1234
800-323-9407
7215 York Rd, Suite 352, Baltimore, MD, 21212

Cornerstone Montgomery
Cornerstone Montgomery is an independent, nonsectarian, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization that has the capacity to serve more than 2,200 adults and transition age youth. Cornerstone Montgomery specializes in the provision of comprehensive, community- and evidence-based, mental health and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder treatments and interventions.
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301-493-4200
6040 Southport Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20814

Special Needs Access Project
The Special Needs Access Project, or “SNAP”, is an independent agency founded in 2012 specializing in one-to-one recreational services, classroom facilitators (“shadows”), and at-home tutors for children with special needs.
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855-744-7627
2708 Fenimore Road, Silver Spring, MD, 20902

NICU Helping Hands
It is our mission to provide comprehensive support programs and resources to parents of premature infants not only during their stay in the NICU but during and after their transition home. We are glad you have found us and we are anxious to provide you and your family members the support and assistance you need.
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817-584-1437
301 Commerce Street, Fort Worth, TX, 76102

Just for Kids Program
Our "Just for Kids" Rehabilitation Program provides cognitive and physical rehabilitation for children from 2 to age 18. Our professional team develops individualized treatment programs that address the medical, psychosocial, developmental, functional and educational needs of each child.
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410-225-8357
827 Linden Avenue , Baltimore, MD, 21201

The Family Connection Center
The family Connection center provides free advocacy for your family, information and referrals to community providers, provide one-on-one support and family to family support, provide support at meetings such as IEP's, 504 plans,court hearings, ETC., and help you to identify the strengths and needs of your family.
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410-546-8415
408 Coles Circle, Salisbury, MD, 21804

Shore up!, inc.
SHORE UP! Inc. is a private, non-profit Community Action Partnership* located in Salisbury, on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore. SHORE UP! has been serving low-income and disadvantaged persons on the Eastern Shore for over 45 years. Our Agency’s main focus is to help people reach economic self-sufficiency. We offer services in the areas of employment; education; housing; and health care, nutrition and disabilities.
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410-749-1142
520 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD, 21804

Learning Disabilities Association of Montgomery County, MD, Inc.
Creating greater awareness of learning disabilities and ADHD among parents, professionals and the general public. Improving education, employment and social opportunities for persons with learning disabilities. Educating parents and young adults for their role as advocate/self-advocate. Connecting parents and young adults with learning disabilities to community resources.
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301-933-1076


Kinera Foundation
Kinera Foundation will enhance the quality of life for children with special needs and their families by providing parent support groups, social activities, access to various treatments and therapies, while continuing to support inclusive and community programs.
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443-249-3126
115 Sallitt Dr., Stevensville, MD, 21666

Center for Parent Information and Resources
The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.
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National Caregivers Library
The National Caregivers Library was created by FamilyCare America, Inc. and is one of the largest single sources of information and tools for caregivers and seniors in the country. It makes it resources available to caregivers for free.
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Small Steps in Speech
Small Steps in Speech assists children with speech and language disorders by funding supplemental therapies and treatments for individuals as well as grants to charitable organizations who serve children with communicative disorders. Our goal is to give children the chance to better express themselves in the world in which we live.
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888-577-3256


FASD Center for Excellence
Welcome to the SAMHSA Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Center for Excellence Web site. The FASD Center is a Federal initiative devoted to preventing and treating FASD. This Web site provides information and resources about FASD.
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866-786-7327
2101 Gaither Road, Rockville , MD, 20850

Mitoaction
MitoAction's mission is to improve quality of life for all who are affected by mitochondrial disorders through support, education and advocacy initiatives.
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888-648-6411


JTM Vacations
We are a home based travel agency in the DC Metro area specializing in cruises and all-inclusive vacations to the islands in the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America. We are also certified Accessible Travel Advocates. Our travel packages are customized to our clients needs. We also offer group and corporate travel services.
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202-618-0169


Grandfamilies.org
The Grandfamilies State Law and Policy Resource Center serves as a national legal resource in support of grandfamilies within and outside the child welfare system. Our goals are to: educate individuals about state laws, legislation and policy in support of grandfamilies assist interested policymakers, advocates, caregivers, and attorneys in exploring policy options to support relatives and the children in their care provide technical assistance and training.
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Little People of America
Little People of America (LPA) is a nonprofit organization that provides support and information to people of short stature and their families. LPA is only able to continue our work with support from members, friends and family.
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Seedlings
Seedlings Braille Books for Children is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, low cost braille books for children.
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800-777-8552


Cerebral Palsy Guide
The people working behind the scenes on the Cerebral Palsy Guide have strived to create an easy-to-use, informative website that provides solutions for families. It is our hope that Cerebral Palsy Guide can help parents of children with cerebral palsy find peace, healing and happiness.
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888-908-4261
3208 E. Colonial Drive , Orlando, FL, 32803

Described and Captioned Media Program
Our mission is to promote and provide equal access to communication and learning through described and captioned educational media.The ultimate goal of the DCMP is for accessible media to be an integral tool in the teaching and learning process for all stakeholders in the educational community, including students, educators and other school personnel, parents, service providers, businesses, and agencies.
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800-237-6213
800-237-6819
1447 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC, 29307

Dandy-Walker Alliance
Finding out you or your child has Dandy-Walker is a trying time for individuals and families. Fortunately the Dandy Walker Alliance is here to help. If you're looking for support, need advice, or just need someone to talk to reach out to us.
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877-326-3992
10325 Kensington Pkwy, Kensington, MD, 20895

Alert Me Bands
The only Emergency Contact wristband fully customizable to communicate medical, special needs and allergy alerts.
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999-999-9999
3060 Pharr Court N., Atlanta, GA, 30305

Epilepsy Foundation
The Epilepsy Foundation,has led the fight against seizures since 1968. The Foundation is an unwavering ally for individuals and families impacted by epilepsy and seizures. The Foundation works to prevent, control and cure epilepsy through community services; public education; federal and local advocacy; and supporting research into new treatments and therapies. The Foundation works to ensure that people with seizures have the opportunity to live their lives to their fullest potential.
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800-332-1000


Prader-Willi Syndrome Association
PWSA (USA) was organized in 1975 to provide support for individuals, families, professionals and organizations and to be a resource for education and information about Prader-Willi syndrome. The association is governed by a national board of directors. The board works in conjunction with the paid and volunteer staff of the national headquarters, and a network of chapters throughout the country to direct the organization's operations and serve its members.
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800-926-4797


NoTube
At NoTube, we help children learn to eat who've become dependent on their feeding tubes. We help these children learn to eat through on- and offline programs and 9/10 children go from 100% tube fed to 100% orally fed in a matter of 4-6 weeks of coaching.
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646-583-0411


Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute is dedicated to leadership in the field of developmental and other disabilities, so that people of all ages can maximize their potential and achieve independence, productivity, and inclusion within their communities.
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443-923-9555
7000 Tudsbury Road, Windsor Mill, MD, 21244

Sense-Able Solutions LLC
We offer a comprehensive consulting service for families living with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, ADHD, and various other disabilities. Our goal is to help families find the tools and resources they need to have a happy home and look forward to their future.
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443-859-1754


Maryland Association of Core Service Agencies
The Maryland Association of Core Service Agencies (MACSA) is the non-profit organization comprised of Maryland’s 19 Core Service Agencies. The Core Service Agencies are the local Mental Health Authorities responsible for planning, managing, and monitoring public mental health services at the county level. There is a Core Service Agency to be of assistance in every county in the state and in Baltimore City. separator image
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301-682-9754
22 South Market Street, Frederick, MD, 21701

The Cord Blood Center
Our team at cordbloodbanking.com provides the latest up-to-date information and free resources for expecting parents. There have been over 35,000 cord blood transplants thanks to donors worldwide. With more awareness we can increase this number and further save the lives of children battling cancer and other life threatening illnesses.
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888-780-2885


Get Connected
The Get Connected Family Resource Center is a free service for Carroll County families. We assist familes in learning, navigating, and managing systems of care as they become empowered advocates for their children. We provide the following: Information and Referral Family Support Coordination of Services Community Outreach and Support Follow-up
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410-871-0008
866-664-0008
255 Clifton Blvd, Westminster, MD, 21157

Ask program
Access for Special Kids(ASK) program provides care coordination for families of children and youth with complex healthcare needs. Anyone can refer a family including the family themselves.
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410-706-6591
737 West Lombard St, Baltimore, MD, 21210

Maryland Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Coalition (FASD)
An FASD Work Group was convened in July 2004 by DHMH and the Governor’s Office on Crime Control and Prevention. DHMH assumed sole responsibility for leadership and staffing of the work group in December 2004.
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Network of Care
This Web site is a resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health. It provides information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features. The Network of Care for Behavioral Health, provided by the Allegany County Mental Health System's Office; the Garrett County Core Service Agency, and the Washington County Mental Health Authority.
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Weinfeld Education Group
Every child has the right to realize his or her unique potential. We focus on students who face the increased obstacles presented by their learning challenges or disabilities, and are in need of special education or other educational support services.
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301-681-6233
104 Northwood Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20901

Ad-Astra, Inc.
Ad Astra is a first-class language services agency offering a comprehensive suite of interpreting, translation, Deaf/ Hard of Hearing, transcription, and localization services.
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301-408-4242
8701 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 20910

Maryland Able Account
Eligible individuals and their families will be allowed to establish ABLE savings accounts that will not affect their eligibility for SSI, Medicaid and other public benefits


Maryland Financial Advocates
If you have a child with special needs, you face long-run financial demands that cannot be fully met through federal and state assistance. What can you do to try and meet them? A special needs trust may provide an answer to this dilemma. This is a trust designed to provide for assorted care and lifestyle needs not covered by insurance.
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410-663-0700
9621 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD, 21234

Cerebral Palsy Group
Cerebral Palsy Group is a national organization that was created so that it may serve the individuals and families who have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. We are here to provide information and support so that we may help provide resources and education to those affected by CP.
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Special Needs Essentials
Special Needs Essentials strives to provide the best selection of Special Needs toys, daily living aids, therapy tools and more. Need something that we don’t have, we’ll find it. We are committed to providing you and your Special Ones the best customer service possible. We strive to help enrich and make life for you and your Special Ones better.
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302-497-7136


Alyssa V. Phillips Foundation
The purpose of the Alyssa V. Phillips Foundation is to support individuals with Cerebral Palsy (“CP”) with a focus on assisting children with CP, the families of children with CP, or any individual impacted by CP in maximizing independence.
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Generation rescue
Generation Rescue curated a movement dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment opportunities to autism families. As an innovative and results-oriented organization, we bridge the gap between philanthropy and expert-driven services by collaborating with like-minded stakeholders. Together, our vision fosters a sense of belonging and hope for future generations.
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My Goal
MyGOAL Autism is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization with a vision to restore lives and families affected by Autism through Education and Empowerment.
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877-886-9462


The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group
The S.P.A.R.K.S. Group is an ABA service provider located in Laurel, MD that develops programs for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) that will allow them to reach their highest potential. We develop individualized treatment plans based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Verbal Behavior (VB). We strive to provide Autism education, and services to all communities in need.
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240-297-3550
312 Marshall Avenue, Laurel, MD, 20707

American Council for the Blind
The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life, for all blind and visually-impaired people.
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800-424-8666


American Foundation for the Blind
The mission of the American Foundation for the Blind is to create a world of no limits for people who are blind or visually impaired. We mobilize leaders, advance understanding, and champion impactful policies and practices using research and data.
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Library of Congress for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, delivered by postage-free mail or instantly downloadable.
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888-657-7323


National Autism Association
The mission of the National Autism Association is to respond to the most urgent needs of the autism community, providing real help and hope so that all affected can reach their full potential.
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877-622-2884


National Down Syndrome Society
The National Down Syndrome Society is the leading human rights organization for all individuals with Down syndrome.
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800-221-4602


National Down Syndrome Congress
The mission of the National Down Syndrome Congress is to provide information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of life for individuals with Down syndrome. The vision of the NDSC is a world with equal rights and opportunities for people with Down syndrome.
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800-232-6372


National Family Association for Deaf-Blind
We believe that individuals who are deaf-blind are valued members of society and are entitled to the same opportunities and choices as other members of their community. NFADB is the largest national nonprofit organization serving families of individuals who are deaf-blind.
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800-255-0411


Rebuilding Together
Together, with our corporate and community partners, we transform the lives of low-income homeowners by improving the safety and health of their homes.
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800-473-4229


Special Needs At Sea
Dedicated to fulfilling the special needs requirements for persons who want to travel but may need mobility aides, oxygen or other equipment. We make travel easy, comfortable and accessible. Our trained delivery agents in over 165 metropolitan areas across 35 countries around the globe help us fulfill this mission.
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800-513-4515


e-NABLE
We provide no-cost 3D printed, mechanically-driven prosthetic upper limb devices for children. We can and will serve adults as well, provided the parts can be manufactured by our equipment.
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Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, Inc.
SMTCCAC, Inc. offers a wide variety of programs to support our mission of combating poverty in Southern Maryland and promoting self-sufficiency to residents of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's Counties.
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301-274-4474
8377 Old Leonardtown Road, Hughesville, MD, 20637

Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association
Our mission … to support the development of new drugs to treat CMT, to improve the quality of life for people with CMT, and, ultimately, to find a cure. Our vision … a world without CMT.
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800-606-2682


National Youth Transitions Center
The National Youth Transitions Center (NYTC) exists because of a fundamental conviction: The Future Needs Everyone. It thrives because it brings together individuals and organizations that share this commitment and want to multiply their impact. We realize we are stronger together.
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202-454-1220
2013 H St. NW, Washington, DC, 20006

L.I.F.E. Inc
L.I.F.E. (Living In a Free Environment) is a Not for Profit Agency dedicated to helping Adults with “special needs” lead dignified, healthy and fulfilling lives in the community.
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410-735-5433
2822 Hollins Ferry Road, baltimore, MD, 21230

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