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Community Support Services
Supports participants in a variety of social, recreational, and therapeutic activities after-school until 6 p.m. Service delivery is coordinated with both public and private school schedules. After-school services are received at the CSS Resource Center, where consumers recreate in the facility's game room, soft-play room, and gymnasium, and participate in art, music, and dance therapies according to their preferences and needs
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9075 Comprint Court , Gaithersburg, MD, 20877

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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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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11600 Nebel Street, Rockville, MD, 20852

Believe in Tomorrow
The Believe In Tomorrow respite housing program provides respite housing facilities to critically ill children and their families with the belief that it will help speed the healing process. Located in top destination spots, including beach and mountain respites, families can get away from the daily stress of the hospitals and treatments in order to relax, reconnect and restore their spirits together.
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6601 Frederick Road, Baltimore, MD, 21228

One World for Autism
Goal is to implement family support services and complete the design of a multi-disciplinary center that will enable children, adolescents, and their families to access the services in a seamless and unduplicated manner.
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1400 Nalley Terrace , Hyattsville, MD, 20785

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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The League for People with Disabilities
Agency committed to offering annually more than 2,000 individuals with multiple, physical, cognitive and neurological disabilities the opportunities to gain independence through a comprehensive continuum of vocational, rehabilitative, educational, medical, wellness and social services.
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1111 E Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD, 21239

Kennedy Krieger School
A wide range of educational programs and services to support the inclusion of children with special needs. These programs and services are offered through our nationally recognized day schools in Baltimore, Washington DC, and our partnership programs in public schools across Maryland.
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707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205

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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Prince George’s Community College 301 Largo Road, Largo, MD, 20774

Children’s Developmental Clinic- Baltimore County
The Children’s Developmental Class, sponsored by CCBC’s Division of Business, Social Sciences, Wellness and Education, helps children with special needs manage their unique challenges. Children are mentored in the areas of motor development, academic, and social skills.
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7106B Ridge Road, Rosedale, MD, 21237

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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707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205

Make a Wish
Grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Foundation serves children who reside in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
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5272 River Road, Bethesda, MD, 20816

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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2020 K Street, NW, Suite 600 , Washington, DC, 20006

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

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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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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620A Research Court , Frederick, MD, 21703

Athletes Serving Athletes
a non-profit organization that brings people together to experience the joy, excitement, and thrill of competition. ASA offers innovative athletic training, supportive mentor relationships, and high quality endurance events for athletes living with disabilities. ASA uses athletic activity as a catalyst for personal development---improving physical fitness, increasing self-esteem and empowering challenged youth to meet their highest potential. We inspire all people to give of themselves and live more active lifestyles, pursuing a high quality of life and achievement.
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Tadpole Adaptive
An online retailer specializing in unique adaptive equipment to help children interact, play, participate and have fun! Our focus is “Gear to Grow On!"
3940 7th Avenue , San Diego, CA, 92103

Special Olympics
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for persons eight years of age and older with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
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3701 Commerce Drive, Baltimore, MD, 21227

Easter Seals Delaware and Eastern Shore
Children and adults with disabilities and special needs find highest-quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easter Seals. Teams of therapists, teachers and other health professionals help each person overcome obstacles to independence and reach his or her personal goals. Easter Seals also includes families as active members of any therapy program, and offers the support families need.
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61 Corporate Circle, New Castle, DE, 19720

Ms. Wheelchair Maryland
Maryland is currently one of more than thirty states in which the Ms.Wheelchair program has prominence.Each year MW-MD selects a spokeswoman to represent all people with disabilities. Although a competition , Ms. Wheelchair maryland is not your typical pagent. As a contestant , you are critiqued upon your knowledge of disability issues, public speaking skills, and your ability to serve as a positive role model.
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15520 Bald Eagle School rd, Brandywine, MD, 20613

The Vertical Pool
is efficient in energy, water, and space. The design allows exercise, traction, and rehab in vertical, horizontal, and seated positions. 3' of pool depth in-ground and 3' above ground. Water depth of 5' 7.
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23748 Road X, Lewis, CO, 81327

Oriole Advocates'
Oriole Advocates Challenger Baseball (OACB) program is a recently created part of the Oriole Advocates Charitable Foundation that continues the work the Advocates have provided for many years to local and surrounding-area Challenger League teams. Challenger teams provide an opportunity for players with physical or developmental challenges to participate in playing baseball to the maximum of their individual abilities.

Allied Sports
Allied Sports is a totally inclusive program that affords students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in interscholastic sports along-side their non-disabled peers.
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6901 North Charles Street, Towson, MD, 21204

Baltimore Adapted Recreations and Sports
Baltimore Adapted Recreation and Sports (BARS) is a community based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing year round recreational opportunities to both children and adults with disabilities.
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Boy Scouts of America
Will work with parents to include boys age six years and older with special needs into community untis or will assist parents in locating special needs units throughout Maryland appropriate for their son.
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Girl Scouts
Will work with parents to include girls age 5 and older with special needs into community units or will assist parents in locating special needs units throughout Maryland appropriate for their daughter.
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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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200 Wood Hill Road, Rockville , MD, 20850

MarTar Swim School
MarTar Swim School specializes in providing quality, enriching swimming education that gives equal access for everyone to learn at their own pace and abilities. We specialize in teaching individuals with special needs, including children and adults with autism, down syndrome, ADHD, PDD, cerebral palsy and visual or audio impairments, how to swim by employing a variety of techniques including visual aids and sign language. We are committed to providing excellent instruction and a safe, compassionate learning environment.
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6801 Douglas Legum Drive , Elkridge, MD, 21075

Special Needs Program is a sensory/motor/gymnastics program for children all ages with any minimal to severe physcial, mental, emotional, social, language or sensory challenges.
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7 W Aylesbury Rd , Timonium, MD, 21093

Baltimore Saints Hockey
Baltimore Area Special Hockey, Inc. offers an ice hockey program for both children and adults with a traumatic brain injury or intellectual disability such as Autism and Down Syndrome. The program provides participants the opportunity to play ice hockey in an environment adapted to each of their ability. Special Hockey is not only recreational but therapeutic. It emphasizes social interaction, self reliance, concentration and willingness to adapt to new experiences with a sense of accomplishment and pride
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1511 EastJoppa Rd, Towson, MD, 21286

Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks
The Department of Recreation and Parks is dedicated to providing quality recreational and leisure opportunities to the citizens of Baltimore County. Thousands of recreational programs, including individual and team sports, arts and crafts, social clubs and activities, and special events are provided through a cooperative effort with volunteer Recreation and Parks Councils throughout the County.
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Queen Anne's County Recreation
Sports Activities for Youth with Disabilities is a unique recreational program designed so that children with any type of disability can participate in sports, particularly if their disability makes it difficult for them to join other mainstream programs.
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104 Powell Street, Centreville, MD, 21617

Calvert County Parks and Recreation
Provides opportunities for healthful, enjoyable, lifetime leisure activities to our entire community through a comprehensive program of recreational activities in the community centers, aquatic facilities, the public schools and the county parks.
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205 Main St, Prince Frederick, MD, 20678

Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks
Primarily responsible for the provision of a comprehensive system of recreational programs for county residents and the preservation of valuable land in the form of more than 140 parks and sanctuaries.
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1 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD, 21401

Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a child ready for your first taste of organized football or tennis or if you’re an adult eager to experience a coed Whiffle Ball league. The Division of Youth and Adult Sports provides a wide array of athletic choices for all age groups

Howard County Recreation and Parks
Strives to deliver recreation and leisure opportunities that will improve the health and well-being of the community and to serve as model stewards of the environment by managing, protecting, and conserving our resources for a sustainable future.
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7120 Oakland Mills Road, Columbia, MD, 21046

Caroline County Recreation and Parks
We are dedicated to responding to the needs of the customers we serve and enriching their lives through life-long leisure enjoyment. We strive to be Caroline County's leading organization offering quality recreational programs and opportunities for personal development. We offer..."Something for Everyone"
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107 South 4th Street, Denton, MD, 21629

Maryland Recreation and Parks Association
The Maryland Recreation and Parks Association, Inc. is the professional association for public parks and recreation venues, agencies and people who serve millions of Maryland residents and visitors each year at parks, recreation facilities and open spaces.
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4101 Crain Highway, Bowie, MD, 20716

YMCA of Cumberland
The Y's mission is to serve human needs through programs and services that promote lifelong personal growth and the balanced development of spirit, mind and body.
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601 Kelly road, Cumberland, MD, 21502

Melwood Recreation Center
The Melwood Recreation Center is a beautiful 108-acre facility located on the Nanjemoy Peninsula in rural Charles County, Maryland. Operates four core programs: Camp Accomplish, an inclusive camp for kids of all abilities; Access Adventures, an assisted travel program for adults with disabilities; the Equestrian Program, offering therapeutic and general horsemanship lessons and trail riding activities to riders of all ages and abilities; and the Retreat Center.
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5606 Dower House Road, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772

No Limits-Parkville adapted lacrosse
We are a lacrosse team. We play lacrosse. The description of our program as adaptive is a reference to the modifications that we have made to maximize the participants’experience. This is not unique to us. Adaptation has been the hallmark of lacrosse since French missionaries first discovered the sport being played by Native Americans.
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7911 Elmhurst Ave, Baltimore, MD, 21234

Mid-Shore Challengers
Challengers is a program designed to help children with special needs participate in organized sports such as baseball, bowling and horseback riding. For more information use the submission form on the site.

Sensory Swim
Sensory Swim provides individual special needs swim lessons for children and adults with a variety of special needs.
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Wheelchair Getaways
Wheelchair Getaways© rents wheelchair and scooter accessible vans in almost every city in the US. We offer 24-hour emergency assistance, a knowledgeable staff, and the adaptive features that make traveling safe and comfortable. Also offer used vans for sale.
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The Musical Autist
The Musical Autist is a nonprofit organization that hosts "Sensory Friendly Concerts," which are facilitated by Board Certified-Music Therapists. These events advocate for autism acceptance and opportunities for self-advocacy by providing "equal access to the fine arts."
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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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Ainsley's Angels
Ainsley'??s Angels are athletic ride-along programs created for children, teens, adults and veterans with disabilities who normally would not be able to experience endurance events such as triathlons or road races. To sum it up, we a??re a volunteer-based service that provides jogger chairs, bike trailers and rafts for anyone who is disabled (Known as Captains) and runners (Known as Angels) to push them in endurance events.
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Deaf Camps, Inc.
a volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to providing fun, safe, communication-rich camps that promote the physical, spiritual, and social development of Deaf/hard of hearing children and children learning American Sign Language.
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Disabled Sports USA
Providing national leadership and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in adaptive sports.
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451 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD, 20850

Create Arts Center
CREATE Arts Center is a nonprofit visual arts organization that has been bringing the arts to Montgomery County through our arts classes, camps, parties, and art therapy programs.
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816 Thayer Avenue , Silver Spring, MD, 20910

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,the website and home for everything about accessible playgrounds.
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USA Paralympics
U.S. Paralympics connects communities and organizations that provide sports and recreation opportunities for people with physical and visual disabilities, with an emphasis on youth, injured service members and veterans. It’s about putting people and resources together – all across America. The goal: expand Paralympic programs into 250 cities across the U.S.
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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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415 Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Wish a Fish
The Wish-A-Fish Foundation's mission is to provide a little relief for a family from the daily stress of having a child with “special needs” such as a life-threatening illness, or a mental or physical disability, by taking the entire family out for a day of fun and fishing on the water.
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1346 Brenda Road, Severn, MD, 21144

Space Camp
We offer SPACE CAMP and AVIATION CHALLENGE programs specifically designed for special needs students, including camps for blind, and/or visually-impaired, deaf and/or hard-of-hearing, and a week at the end of summer designated for special needs youth.
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1 Tranquility Base, Hunstville, AL, 35805

KEEN Greater DC is a nonprofit volunteer-led organization that provides one-to-one recreational opportunities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities at no cost to their families and caregivers. KEEN's mission is to foster the self-esteem, confidence, skills and talents of its athletes through non-competitive activities, allowing young people facing even the most significant challenges to meet their individual goals.
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Great and Small
Great and Small is a private, non-profit community based program, founded in 1998, that provides therapeutic horseback riding lessons to persons with a wide range of physical, emotional and cognitive disabilities. We serve students with Autism, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsey, and Multiple Sclerosis, among other challenges.
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17320 Moore Road, Boyds, MD, 20841

Handicapped Travel Club
The Handicapped Travel Club, Inc. was formed in 1973 to encourage traveling for people with a wide range of disabilities. The HTC encourages people with disabilities and their families to travel, to meet and to share information on making recreational vehicles accessible for the disabled. "Fun and Fellowship" is our motto.

National Park Service
A pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites. Each pass covers entrance fees at national parks and national wildlife refuges as well as standard amenity fees at national forests and grasslands, and at lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Bureau of Reclamation. A pass covers entrance and standard amenity fees for a driver and all passengers in a personal vehicle at per vehicle fee areas (or up to four adults at sites that charge per person). Children age 15 or under are admitted free.

St. Mary's County Department of Recreation and Parks
We are pleased to bring you everything for your recreation and leisure needs online. We invite you to take a moment to browse all the unique programs and facilities offered in St. Mary's. You can register for a sports program, rent a facility or even sign up for our e-Newsletters that will be delivered to your email on a quarterly basis. We encourage you to find a new passion for recreation in St. Mary's County.
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23150 Leonard Hall Drive, Leonardtown, MD, 20650

Theory In Motion
Classes in Taiji, Qigong, and Yoga for Kids. Yoga for Kids with Special Needs. Children's Speech Therapy (limited hours). Ancient Wisdom, Real Time Health.
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10025 H.G. Trueman Road, Lusby, MD, 20657

Metropolitan Washington Ear, Inc.
The Metropolitan Washington Ear, Inc. is a nonprofit organization providing reading and information services for blind, visually impaired and physically disabled people who cannot effectively read print, see plays, watch television programs and films, or view museum exhibits.
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12061 Tech Rd, Silver Spring, MD, 20904

Sailor is a service of Maryland’s public libraries that provides broadband Internet access for public libraries, schools and local government in Maryland, and an extensive collection of research databases for the use of Maryland public library customers.
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The Studio of Dance
The Studio of dance offers classes for students age 3 to 103, from combo classes to competition teams and everything in between. *Demi Dancers for Special Needs: 45 minute class/ages 4-6 This program is designed specifically for children with special needs to introduce basic ballet and tap, concepts and terminology. Begin work on the barre, balance, coordination, poise and rhythm while having fun and building the foundations for future studies in dance.
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9210 Wightman Road, Gaithersburg, MD, 20886

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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5700 Park Heights Avenue , Baltimore, MD, 21215

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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9200 Kentsdale Drive, Potomac, MD, 20854

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Today, Metrorail serves 86 stations and has 106 miles of track. Metrobus serves the nation's capital 24 hours a day, seven days a week with 1,500 buses. Metrorail and Metrobus serve a population of 5 million within a 1,500-square mile jurisdiction. Metro began its paratransit service, MetroAccess, in 1994; it provides about 2.3 million trips per year.
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Sea Affinity
SeaAffinity, Inc. is a life skills development organization that uses sailing and boating education as a platform for challenging and enabling youth and adults, including those impacted by disabilities, to realize their potential.
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The Auburn School
We offer a dynamic educational program for intellectually curious students with challenges in the areas of communication, socialization, pragmatic language, and organization. Our program is appropriate for students who can learn successfully and appropriately in a small classroom setting. Auburn's program simultaneously supports the development of academic skills, social competency and pragmatic language in an engaging educational environment.
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1710 Dulaney Valley Road , Lutherville, MD, 21093

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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About Kids Occupational Therapy
Sensory Integration, handwriting, fine motor, social skills, yoga for kids, oral-motor, school readiness and sensory motor.
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11 Keller Road, Suite B, Pikesville, MD, 21208

Camp Sun Sibs
SunSibs is a weekend camp for children ages 5-17 who have had a sibling diagnosed with cancer. Camp will be held over Memorial Day weekend. SunSibs is free to siblings and offers sports and games, arts and crafts, swimming, a dance and theme-related activities. It’s a fun weekend!
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Jewish Foundation for Group Homes
The Jewish Foundation for Group Homes is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the independence, dignity, choice, and community inclusion of individuals with disabilities, regardless of faith or creed. JFGH’s programs support more than 200 individuals in over 70 sites throughout the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area. Support is provided through JFGH’s residential, transitioning youth and social programs.
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1500 East Jefferson Street , Rockville, MD, 20852

Camp Pinehurst Special Needs Camp
Camp Pinehurst is a summer camp with an emphasis on special needs youth. Campers work on socialization skills, physical activities, team building and special activities including swimming. Each participant is separated into age/ability settings to maximize their enjoyment and success in the program.
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520 S Pinehurst Ave, Salisbury, MD, 21801

Fitness for Health
Our advanced technology, equipment and innovative approaches to exercise provide the highest quality programs that are developmentally-appropriate and customized for each individual.
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11140 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, 20852

ArtStream is a consortium of professional artists who are passionate about the idea of taking arts programs into communities generally underserved by the arts.We believe that the transformative power of the arts should be available to everyone, especially those who are challenged by disabilities or life circumstances. Our programs not only benefit the individuals involved, but also the community at large.
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620 Pershing Drive, Silver Spring, MD, 20910

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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2708 Fenimore Road, Silver Spring, MD, 20902

Mane Event Equestrian Programs, Inc.
Mane Event serves horse riders of all ages, ability and skill level. The Center hosts community and regional club events for 4-H and Potomac Valley Dressage Association. With a focus on special needs and therapeutic riding, Mane Event strives to provide equestrian access for all.
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433 Andover Road, Linthicum Heights, MD, 21090

Montgomery County Department of Recreation
The mission of Montgomery County Recreation is to provide high quality, diverse, and accessible programs, services and facilities that enhance the quality of life for all ages, cultures, and abilities.
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4010 Randolph Road,, Silver Spring, MD, 20902

Special Travelers
OUR MISSION is to provide the unique quality of life supports that will lead to enjoyable, productive and meaningful experiences for individuals with special needs and their families. Whether on a vacation, in your local community, or simply at home, Special Travelers will be on the journey with you.
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Empower Wicomico
A group of Wicomico County's after school and out of school providers that have come together to bring awareness to the community as well as a voice for youth. Resource sharing and networking among providers is also bringing more efficiency to programs in a time of great need.
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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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520 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD, 21804

Dream Catchers
a free program for children with various disabilities to participate in a baseball league. They encourage the whole family to play together. Once the league is over they have year round activities such as bowling, skating, parties and maybe going to an Orioles game.
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1934 Sulphur Spring Road, Baltimore, MD, 21227

Wheaton Park Stables
An accessible, enjoyable, and environmentally sound facility promoting good stewardship to individuals and animals through a feeling of family and ownership.
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1101 Glenallan Ave , Wheaton, MD, 20902

Potomac Horse Center
The Potomac Horse Center offers therapeutic riding lessons for children and adults with a wide range of physical and cognitive challenges including mild to profound developmental disabilities.
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14211 Quince Orchard Road, North Potomac, MD, 20878

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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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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Think Alive
Think Alive strives to establish personal and impactful programs supporting all stages of youth achievement. Our flagship program, The Achievement Grant, provides funding for lessons, equipment, and other expenses associated with a personal goal. It will be soon joined by The Paralympic Rising Athlete Fund and our New Venture Seed Grants, which will fund new start-up organizations founded by disabled youth.
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Variety the children's Charity
Variety's National Mobility Program provides much needed assistance to children with mobility concerns. Over the years, we have found that these children desperately want to be active members of their communities. But they need what most of us take for granted: access
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4601 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90010

Spirit Club
Exercise and Nutrition are two elements of life that when properly managed, enable us to thrive physically, mentally and emotionally, allowing us to become our best possible selves. Our mission is to create socially inclusive and integrated opportunities for those who may need extra guidance and encouragement to learn to maintain and appreciate a healthy & active lifestyle.
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10408 Montgomery Ave, Kensington, MD, 20895

Circle of Hope Therapeutic Riding, Inc.
Circle of Hope is dedicated to encouraging the physical and mental development of children and adults with developmental, psychological, or physical disabilities. Circle of Hope's equine-facilitated approach incorporates cognitive, behavioral, psychological, and physical goals to increase self-confidence, self-esteem, physical independence, and social awareness.
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22500 West Harris Road, Barnesville, MD, 20838

Equine Therapy Associates
ETA offers lessons for individuals aged three and up, and focuses primarily on learning disabilities, ADHD/ADD, sequencing disorders, processing disorders, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, emotional disabilities, hearing impairments, mental retardation, MS, Downs Syndrome, developmental delays, strokes, Fibromyalgia Syndrome, speech impairments, and visual impairments.
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Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation
We invite Prince George's County residents with disabilities to participate in the full array of classes, programs, and special events. The Special Programs Division provides Therapeutic Recreation Programs and Services for county residents with disabilities.
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6600 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale, MD, 20737

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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1447 E. Main Street, Spartanburg, SC, 29307

Upcounty Community Resources
UCR is a Maryland non-profit, 501(c)(3). We offer innovative programs, events, and social opportunities for the members of our community with developmental differences. These opportunities promote healthy lifestyles, friendships, self-awareness, and personal-development.
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6701 Muncaster Mill Rd, Derwood, MD, 20855

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

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating
Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) is dedicated to making the thrill of sailing a reality for physically and developmentally disabled individuals.
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177 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD, 21401

Downtown Sailing Center
The Downtown Sailing Center provides quality education and life enriching programs that promote self-esteem and teamwork through the joy of sailing. The Downtown Sailing Center is committed to promoting an environment of inclusiveness and accessibility, especially to youth, persons with disabilities, and those with limited opportunity.
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1425 Key Highway, Baltimore, MD, 21230

Playgrounds for Everyone
A community-edited guide to accessible playgrounds.

Trippin With Jamie
We know that your disability goes on vacation with you, but that doesn't mean you can't have an awesome time. We can't make it easy, but we can make it easier.
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Karina Association
?We are maximizing the potential of individuals to adapt a healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit when facing physical, mental or social challenges through expressive arts.
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11911 Jenifer Rd, Timonium, MD, 21093

Blue Ridge Adaptive Snow Sports
Our mission is to enhance the lives of people with disabilities through adaptive snow sports and recreational activities. We achieve this by offering ski and snowboard instruction for people with disabilities at Liberty Mountain Resort in south central Pennsylvania in the form of visually impaired/DD, stand-up skiing, or sit-down skiing with the use of special equipment.
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78 Country Club Trail, Fairfield, PA, 17320

Bridges at Worthmore
Bridges at Worthmore (formerly known as MATRA) is the therapeutic arm of Worthmore Equestrian Center, located in Kent County, Maryland. In operation since 2004, we have been improving lives through equine therapy.
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11570 Still Pond Rd, Worton, MD, 21678

American Music Therapy Association
The mission of the American Music Therapy Association is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world.
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Annapolis Music Therapy Services
We are proud to offer community-based music therapy services throughout Central Maryland for children, adolescents and adults. Our skilled music therapists provide in-home and on-site music therapy services to foster a therapeutic environment that is welcoming, familiar and comforting for each client that we serve. Annapolis Music Therapy Services is passionate about bringing the power of music to our community through research-based and goal-oriented music therapy services.
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Surfers Healing
Surfers Healing is the original surf camp for children with autism, and we've been serving the community since 1996. Yet what we offer isn't a 'cure', or even 'traditional' therapy. It's a completely different sensation and environment for our participants. We give individuals a chance to encounter the waves, to challenge themselves, to try something new.
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Bennett Blazers
Kennedy Krieger’s Physically Challenged Sports Program is home to the Bennett Blazers. Bennett provides year round, weekly exercise and sports programs for children with predominately physical disabilities. Bennett is located in Baltimore, but serves over a hundred children per year from Maryland, southern Pennsylvania and northern DC suburbs. The program focuses on developing abilities in very young children (about 2 years old and up) as well as providing competitive sports on a Paralympic model for older athletes.
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3825 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21211

TALMAR, (Therapeutic Alternatives of Maryland) operates programs for developmentally and physically challenged children and adults and for those with depression, mental illness, stroke, and at-risk youth. After professional assessments, participants are introduced to horticultural therapy practices, vocational training and job skills programs which suit them.Examples include gardening, cutting flowers and harvesting fresh produce.
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1994 Cromwell Bridge Rd, Baltimore, MD, 21234

Innovative Piano, Inc
Innovative Piano, Inc. was created in 2006 by Mr. Jeffrey Young, President and Founder of the company. The Young Method is sold worldwide and we provide piano lessons to families and organizations across the United States. The core goal of Innovative Piano is to provide effective piano instruction to individuals by using ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) style methods. We believe that every student is capable of progress and that each learns at their own rate.
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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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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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Ivymount Outreach
We offer services by highly trained staff to individuals, families and professionals. Our services include recreational, educational, and therapeutic programs, as well as, trainings and consultation across a variety of topics in the field of special education.
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11614 Seven Locks Road, Rockville, MD, 20854

Team Up for 1
The Team Up For 1 Foundation (TU41) mission is to enhance the quality of life for children (and their families) with developmental disabilities, chronic and life threatening illnesses. TU41 engages the sports world by matching children with teams from every competitive level – college, high school and professional. Through MVP Ceremonies, team activities and endless TU41 programs – children and families leave behind their heavy burden and receive support and compassion to improve their quality of life. TU41 offers programs supporting parents and siblings as part of caring for the child.
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Cura Personalis Project Inc.
Cura Personalis Project, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Montgomery County, MD which provides vocational and prevocational training to young adults and transitioning youth with developmental disabilities.
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Augmenting Ability
A private music therapy practice established to assist clients in reaching their fullest potential through music therapy experiences.
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Harford County Commission on Disabilities
The Commission on Disabilities advocates and acts as a catalyst for positive change for citizens with disabilities by assessing needs, investigating opportunities for improvements in quality of life and supporting community participation.
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125 N. Main Street, Bel Air, MD, 21014

Living Classrooms
Living Classrooms Foundation strengthens communities and inspires young people to achieve their potential through hands-on education and job training, using urban, natural, and maritime resources as "living classrooms."
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Boys and Girls Club of Metro Baltimore
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metropolitan Baltimore (BGCMB) serves over 5,200 children & youth ages 6 to 18, who live in some of Baltimore’s most severely distressed communities. BGCMB works to create opportunities for children & youth to get involved in the community and to reach their full potential.
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Holistic Life Foundation
The Holistic Life Foundation is a Baltimore-based 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization committed to nurturing the wellness of children and adults in underserved communities. Through a comprehensive approach which helps children develop their inner lives through yoga, mindfulness, and self-care HLF demonstrates deep commitment to learning, community, and stewardship of the environment. HLF is also committed to developing high-quality evidence based programs and curriculum to improve community well-being.
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2601 North Howard Street, Baltimore, MD, 21218

National Hemophilia Foundation
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) is dedicated to finding better treatments and cures for inheritable bleeding disorders and to preventing the complications of these disorders through education, advocacy and research
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Friendship Circle of Baltimore
The Friendship Circle exists to bring happiness and companionship to children and young adults with special needs by celebrating their individuality, as well as bringing energy, support, and peace of mind to their families.Friendship Circle creates meaningful relationships and friendships between teen volunteers and children with special needs, increasing confidence, igniting dreams, and redefining worldviews for both parties.
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6701 Old Pimlico Road, Baltimore, MD, 21209

Taking the Lead
Offering 80 acres of opportunities to experience how trained animals can develop skills in individuals of all abilities to cultivate success, community & vocational involvement, and a neighborhood of togetherness.
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21000 Slab Bridge Rd, Freeland, MD, 21053

Bookshare makes reading easier. People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school, work, or the joy of reading.

Learning Ally
Eliminate the tears and stress your child with dyslexia experiences when reading or learning. With our human-read online audiobooks and expert support, your child can read independently, develop a love of learning, and reach their full potential.
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