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Montgomery County Disability Services
A unit within the Department of Health and Human Services, Aging and Disability Services that provides services and support to children and adults with developmental disabilities ages 3 years through adulthood. CSN provides community education through quarterly newsletters, educational seminars and resource fairs.
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240-777-3000
401 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD, 20850

Special Needs Fact Sheets
Fact sheets have been developed for mild to moderate manifestations of a number of special needs conditions. For most conditions there are separate fact sheets for Dental Professionals, Medical Professionals, and Parents and Caregivers. A new General Guidance fact sheet is included and is available in Spanish.
Contact Info:
206-616-6105


MANSEF (Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities)
A not-for-profit organization of nonpublic special education facilities approved by the Maryland State Department of Education. These facilities, throughout Maryland, promote quality services for children and youth with disabilities.
Contact Info:
410-938-4413
6501 North Charles Street, Towson, MD, 21204

GEMSS for School
Explains genetic conditions and offer helpful strategies for use in classrooms. These include ideas for emergencies, field trips, diets, communication, instruction, and more.
Contact Info:
603-862-2962
10 West Edge Drive, Durham, MD, 03284

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.
Contact Info:
410-349-0185


Maryland Disability Council
A public policy organization that advocates for the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life.
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800-305-6441
217 E. Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202

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


Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council
The Council believes that all people with developmental disabilities should receive the support they need to maximize independence, be productive, and lead the lives they choose in the community. Practices that segregate and isolate people with disabilities must end. Focuses on bringing about lasting improvements in the areas of: education, early intervention, child care, community supports, employment, transportation, recreation, housing, health, and quality assurance.
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410-767-3670
800-305-6441
217 E. Redwood Street , Baltimore, MD, 21202

Maryland Disabilities Forum
A non-profit cross-disability organization led by people with disabilities that provides leadership in facilitating systems change to achieve community inclusion, civil rights and equal opportunities for people with disabilities. The Forum achieves this by connecting people with disabilities, other individuals, and organizations; providing them with the opportunity to network and engage in public forums to increase awareness among people with disabilities; and enhancing their participation in the policy setting and implementation process by providing a wide spectrum of information.
Contact Info:
443-539-0178
10270 Old Columbia Rd. Suite 100, Columbia, MD, 21046

The SUCCESS Program
SUCCESS is an education program for Maryland students with intellectual disabilities that will develop their independece, problem solving and employment skills. It will also give them the opportunity to interact with peers through a wide array of inclusive educational, social and recreational capus-based activities.
Contact Info:
410-455-2493
1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD, 21250

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.
Contact Info:
410-799-8887
6801 Douglas Legum Drive , Elkridge, MD, 21075

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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301-870-3226
9035 Ironsides Road, Nanjemoy, MD, 20662

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

Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County
The Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County (DSNMC), Maryland is an organization that provides support to families of children, teens and adults with Down syndrome. DSNMC empowers and supports individuals with Down syndrome, their families and the community through education, information, public awareness and advocacy.
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301-979-1112


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.
Contact Info:
800-232-6372


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