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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

Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center
A non-profit agency that works with parents, child care providers, early educators, businesses and community organizations to help promote the availability of quality child care services in Somerset, Worcester and Wicomico counties.
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410-543-6650
410-677-6590
East Campus Complex Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD, 21801

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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301-926-2300
9075 Comprint Court , Gaithersburg, MD, 20877

Caring Communities
To offer disability-related training, education, publications, and events for the benefit of children and adults with disabilities, their families and caregivers, as well as healthcare and education professionals. Our efforts will enhance the quality of life regardless of the nature or severity of the disability; empower individuals with disabilities to achieve economic self-sufficiency and independent living and; promote inclusion to enjoy full participation in society.
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410-549-5490
866-227-4644
1341 W. Liberty Rd., Sykesville, MD, 21784

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

The Arc of Southern Maryland
Promotes community involvement, independence and personal success for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our core belief is that those who receive services should have as much control of their own lives as possible. We strive to help all achieve their individual goals and expand their horizons.
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410-535-2413
355 West Dares Beach Road , Prince Frederick, MD, 20678

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

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

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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443-923-9200
800-873-3377
707 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205

The Shafer Center
Providing resources and treatment to children on the autism spectrum and their families during the critical formative years of 18 months to age eight.
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410-517-1113
132 Business Center Drive, Reisterstown, MD, 21136

Abilities Network- Epilepsy Foundation
A non-profit organization that assists individuals with disabilities to achieve their personal goals and reach their maximum potential. We provide extensive training opportunities for families, child care providers, teachers and community members with the goal of fostering inclusion. Other services include, but not limited to: A TEEN program epilepsy group, parent support group, free epilepsy education program for schools, and limited financial assistance for epilepsy-related expenses.
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800-492-2523
410-828-7700
8503 LaSalle Rd, Towson, MD, 21286

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.
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603-862-2962
10 West Edge Drive, Durham, MD, 03284

Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education
A statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to the inclusion of students with disabilities in their neighborhood schools.
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410-859-5400
800-899-8837
7484 Candlewood Road, Hanover, MD, 21076

Maryland Public School Health Services
Program emphasis is directed toward prevention of disease and promotion of health utilizing health services, health counseling, and health education. Many students are at risk for not succeeding in school because their chronic illness may interfere with their attending school. School nurses support their attending school and help reduce interruptions to their learning.
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410-767-0353
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Disability Rights Maryland
The designated Protection and Advocacy agency for the State of Maryland, mandated to advance the civil rights of people with disabilities. We are a non-profit legal services organization.
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410-727-6352
800-233-7201
1500 Union Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21211

Parents Place of Maryland
Ensures that families of children with any kind of disability or special health care needs have the knowledge and assistance they need to make informed decisions that support their child's health, education, and development. We provide peer support to families, and information and education to families, professionals and the community at large.
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410-768-9100
801 Cromwell Park Drive, Glen Burnie, MD, 21061

Family Law Hotline
Volunteer and staff attorneys take calls from all over the State of Maryland to answer basic family law questions and make resource referrals. This program can help you to represent yourself in court. They will provide instructions designed to help you with legal problems such as divorce and custody.
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800-845-8550


Maryland Legal Aid
A private, non-profit, multi-funded law firm providing free legal services to low-income people statewide. Legal Aid serves Baltimore City and Maryland's 23 counties from 13 office locations.
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500 East Lexington Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202

Project HEAL
Serves as a bridge among advocates, attorneys, doctors, social workers, educators and health care advocates, enabling them to work together for the benefit of children and adolescents needing both legal and medical assistance. For patients of KKI only.
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443-923-4416
716 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD, 21205

Special Health Needs Interagency Collaboration(SHNIC)
A community-based program that provides on-site training and technical assistance to parents and personnel from schools and community service programs throughout Maryland at no cost. Provides parents, school staff and community service professionals with the skills they need to safely and effectively manage the integration of children and adolescents with specialized health needs into educational and community settings.
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443-923-4558
1750 East Fairmount Ave. , Baltimore, MD, 21231

SESAC (Special Education State Advisory Committee)
Advises and assists the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services in administering, promoting, planning, coordinating, and improving the delivery of special education and related services to assure that all children with disabilities, three through 21 years of age, and their families have access to appropriate education and related services. Held in different locations, click on the website to check times and locations.
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410-767-0249
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD, 21117

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

The Special Kids Company, Inc
Assists parents in navigating the IEP process to secure appropriate school services and placement for your child.
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410-418-5590
3618 Underoak Drive, Ellicott City, MD, 21042

Federal Office for Civil Rights
OCR protects your fundamental nondiscrimination and health information privacy rights by:Teaching health and social service workers about civil rights, health information privacy, and patient safety confidentiality laws, Educating communities about civil rights and health information privacy rights,Investigating civil rights, health information privacy, and patient safety confidentiality complaints to identify discrimination or violation of the law and take action to correct problems.
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800-368-1019
200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC, 20201

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

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Helps families, health care providers and education professionals understand childhood hearing loss and the importance of early diagnosis and intervention. Through advocacy, education, research and financial aid, AG Bell helps to ensure that every child and adult with hearing loss has the opportunity to listen, talk and thrive in mainstream society.
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202-337-5220
3417 Volta Place, NW Washington, DC, 20007

Association of Blind Citizens
The purpose of the Association of Blind Citizens (ABC) is to advance relevant causes, increase opportunities in education, employment, cultural, recreational and other life activities, as well as enhance the social, political, and economic well-being for all persons who are blind or visually impaired. ABC offers publications, informative meetings, a special radio show, In Focus, as well as education, employment, recreational, and cultural opportunities to promote full inclusion in society.
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781-961-1023


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

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

Theragro, Inc.
Services include skilled handwriting programs, daily living skills activities, sensory motor integration, sensory diet programming, fine motor development, adaptive devices, advocating with parents in day care or the school environment, and providing professional in-services on topics related to occupational therapy.
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410-751-6800
44 Ridge Road , Westminster, MD, 21157

Hearing and Speech Agency
A private, non-profit organization, that provides hearing and speech services, offers an information resource center, operates a non-public school, and advocates for people of all ages with communication disorders/disabilities.
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410-318-6780
5900 Metro Drive , Baltimore, MD, 21215

Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health
the statewide voice for children’s behavioral health and is dedicated to: Building a family-driven network of information and support. Improving services in all systems of care for children, youth and their families.
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410-730-8267
800-607-3637
10632 Little Patuxent Parkway , Columbia, MD, 21044

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


Learning Disabilities Association of America
Provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.
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412-341-1515
4156 Library Road , Pittsburgh, PA, 15234

National Center for Learning Disabilities
Provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.
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888-575-7373
381 Park Avenue South , New York, NY, 10016

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

American Lung Association
Organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research.
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800-548-8252
55 W. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL, 60601

Lilli Claire Foundation
PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO CHILDREN LIVING WITH NEUROGENIC BIRTH CONDITIONS WHILE PROVIDING HOPE AND SUPPORT TO THE PARENTS WHO LOVE THEM.
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702-862-8141
3540 West Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV, 89102

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


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

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

Child Advocacy Center
(for victims of child abuse, Frederick County)- Comprehensive facility where a victim of child abuse can go to have every aspect of their case investigated, medical examinations conducted and the criminal allegations of abuse processed.
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301-600-1758


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

People on the Go
A statewide self advocacy group with the membership consisting of local self advocacy groups from around the state.
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443-923-9593
7000 Tudsbury Road , Gwynn Oak, MD, 21244

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

Americans with Disabilities Act
Governmental site addressing the laws around Americans with Disabilities.
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800-514-0301
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20530

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.


Federation for Children with Special Needs
Provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities. We are committed to listening to and learning from families, and encouraging full participation in community life by all people, especially those with disabilities.
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617-236-7210
529 Main Street, Boston, MA, 02129

Maryland Insurance Administration
- An independent state agency that regulates Maryland's insurance industry and protects consumers by ensuring that insurance companies and health plans act in accordance with insurance laws.
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800-492-6116
200 St. Paul Place , Baltimore, MD, 21202

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

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

Cecil County Family Support
Programs include: Parenting seminars, Custody/visitation mediation, psychological or substance abuse evaluations, Pro Se Assistance, and others.
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410-996-1157
129 East Main Street , Elkton, MD, 21921

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


Conflict Resolution Center of Baltimore County
Conflict Resolution Center of Baltimore County (CRC) offers an array of services that promote the resolution of crime and conflict in effective, healthy and meaningful ways. CRC believes that while courts are an important part of our society, they do not always have the capacity to meet the needs of people who are in conflict, or who are affected by crime. People, themselves, know best what needs to happen to make things right. CRC services offer individuals the opportunity to get their specific needs met in the wake of conflict and/or crime. And– we get it done quickly!
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410-780-1206


Educational Associates and Affiliates
An educational consulting service, aims to assists post-secondary students with academic success by providing academic coaching, advising, and academic organization during their tenure at local colleges, universities, and trade schools. While assisting students with educational supports, EAA also strives to deepen students’ commitment for academic responsibility and self-sufficiency; qualities which are essential for leading humane and productive lives in society and their communities.
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800-901-5614


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


Maryland Learning Links
Maryland Learning Links is the one place to visit for information, guidance and resources related to Special Education and Early Intervention in Maryland. Whether you are an administrator, teacher, provider or parent, you are sure to benefit from the site’s comprehensive and user-friendly blend of knowledge and real-world practice, all of it built on the belief that every child can learn and achieve both inside and outside the classroom.
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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

Verbal Beginnings
Verbal Beginnings, LLC was created by three Board Certified Behavior Analysts with more than 20 years of combined experience in using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to positively affect the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Verbal Beginnings is a behavioral group that is passionate about providing consultative and supportive services to assist families and schools with developing the best program to meet the individual needs of their children and students.
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888-344-5977
5004 Honeygo Center Drive, Perry Hall, MD, 21128

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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800-677-3800
302-324-4444
61 Corporate Circle, New Castle, DE, 19720

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

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

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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301-888-1177
301-579-6606
15520 Bald Eagle School rd, Brandywine, MD, 20613

CASANA(Childhood Apraxia of speech association of north america)
To strengthen the support systems in the lives of children with apraxia, so that each child has their best opportunity to develop speech.
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412-343-7102
416 Lincoln Avenue , Pittsburgh, PA, 15209

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.
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443-539-0178
10270 Old Columbia Rd. Suite 100, Columbia, MD, 21046

Community Mediation Maryland
Mediation helps people reach agreements, rebuild relationships, and find permanent solutions to their disputes. Mediation is a process that lets people speak for themselves and make their own decisions. Community mediation provides a non-profit framework for assuring access to mediation services at the community level with control and responsibility for dispute resolution maintained in the community.
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301-270-9700
310 Tulip Avenue, Takoma Park, MD, 20912

Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization. The program's goal is to change the future of individuals who are impacted by autism spectrum disorders. Autism Speaks is devoted to brining the autism community together to address this disorder that is on the rise, and to do everything possible to raise public awareness, raise funds for research, and give hope to everyone who is impacted by autism.
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888-288-4762
1 East 33rd Street, New York, NY, 10016

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

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

Center for Parent Information and Resources
Your central “Hub” of information and products created for the network of Parent Centers serving families of children with disabilities All the materials found on the CPIR Hub have been created and archived for Parent Centers around the country to help them provide support and services to the families they serve.
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973-642-8100


Kidney Kids
a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization devoted to supporting children with kidney diseases and illnesses as well as their families. We are striving to lessen the physical, emotional and financial impacts of living with a kidney disease or illness for children and families in the Greater D.C. Metropolitan area.
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703-620-0939
10855 Weisiger Lane, Oakton, VA, 22124

Maryland Attorney General's Office
The Attorney General's Office has general charge, supervision and direction of the legal business of the State, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major departments, various boards, commissions, officials and institutions of State Government.
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888-743-0023
200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD, 21202

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


Continuum Autism Spectrum Alliance
Continuum Autism Spectrum Alliance addresses the needs of those who present with signs or symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related developmental disabilities, and we’re unique in our ability to provide a seamless continuum of care starting with diagnosis and extending through assessment and treatment.
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800-828-5659
1651 Old Meadow Road, McLean, VA, 22102

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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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


Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc.
The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA) is an independent, nonprofit, §501(c)(3) tax-exempt membership organization of attorneys, advocates, parents and related professionals. COPAA members work to protect special education rights and secure excellence in education on behalf of the 7.1 million children with disabilities in America.
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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

Callegary & Steedman, P.A.
The Attorneys at Callegary & Steedman, P.A. advocate throughout the state of Maryland for children and adults with disabilities. We help these individuals receive special education and rehabilitative services that they need. We also focus on issues affecting children in the juvenile justice, child protective services and mental health systems. Our firm handles other family law matters such as divorce, guardianships, adoption, custody, and special needs trusts.
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410-576-7606
201 N. Charles Street, 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


Catalyst center
The Catalyst Center is a national center dedicated to improving health care coverage and financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN).
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617-638-1936


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.


The Children's Heart Foundation
The goal of The Children’s Heart Foundation is to bring health, hope and happiness to children impacted by congenital heart defects, the number one birth defect in the United States. We accomplish this goal by funding the most promising research to advance the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of congenital heart defects.
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888-248-8140


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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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

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

Resources for Independence
The purpose of Resources for Independence is to provide services that promote independence, accessibility, self-advocacy, productivity, and quality of life for all individuals or groups of individuals with all types of significant disabilities, (A significant disability is one which affects a person in a limiting way in one or more areas of life functions such as: mobility, cognitive reasoning, communication, etc .)
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301-784-1774
30 N. Mechanic Street, Cumberland, MD, 21502

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

The Arc of Howard County
“Achieving full community life for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities — one person at a time” is the mission of The Arc of Howard County.Full community life means allowing individuals to express their choices and have confidence that others will honor those choices; ensuring that those we support are able to choose how and with whom they spend their time, and are able to work at a challenging and rewarding job.
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410-730-0638
11735 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD, 21042

Department of Community Services, Harford County
At the Harford County Department of Community Services, we work daily to meet the needs of our seniors, youth, persons with disabilities, and those struggling to overcome addiction. We work with federal, state, local and private agencies to ensure our community continues to evolve and we remain focused on the best possible services for our citizens and county.
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410-638-3389
125 North Main Street , Bel Air, MD, 21014

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

Shared Support Maryland, Inc.
a Maryland-based, not-for-profit, small business providing completely personalized support to over 40 individuals with significant developmental disabilities.The people we support live in their own homes, they hire & control their own support staff, hold jobs that pay a living wage, & spend their time in activities of their choosing.
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410-945-4356


National Multiple Sclerosis Society
We help each person address the challenges of living with MS through our 50-state network of chapters. The Society helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.
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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

Hunter's Hope
Hunter’s Hope Foundation was established to address the acute need for information and research with respect to Krabbe Disease and related Leukodystrophies. In addition, we strive to support and encourage those afflicted and their families as they struggle to endure, adjust and cope with the demands of these fatal illnesses.
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716-667-1200
6368 West Quaker Street, Orchard Park, NY, 14127

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

Pinnacle Speach Therapy
Serving children (5yrs+), adolescents, and adults with: - Autism - Developmental disabilities - Motor speech and articulation disorders - Expressive/receptive language disorders - Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems Assessment, Intervention, and Advocacy services.
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301-949-1358
9801 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD,

TransCen, Inc.
TransCen, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to improving educational and employment outcomes for people with disabilities. Our work is driven by the belief that there is a job for everyone who wants one, regardless of the nature of their disability, or other barriers to employment, their need for workplace support and accommodation, or economic circumstance.
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301-424-2002
401 N. Washington Street, Rockville, MD, 20850

ArtStream
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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301-565-4567
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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855-744-7627
2708 Fenimore Road, Silver Spring, MD, 20902

Just Kids Education Services, LLC
We are a family-center home-base company that specializes in general and special education services. Just Kids Education Services, LLC offer a variety of educational needs that incorporates the child and family needs.
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301-552-9229


House Calls, Llc
We serve a wide range of ages from teens to senior adults. Some of our services include Therapeutic Recreation Services in the Maryland/DC Metro Area, Intervention Services in the Maryland/DC Metro Area, Senior Support in the Maryland/DC Metro Area, Advocacy and much more.
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301-346-6732


TASH
TASH is an international leader in disability advocacy. TASH advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with significant disabilities and support needs – those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect and institutionalization.
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202-540-9020
2013 H Street NW, Washington, DC, 20006

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


American Association on Health and Disability
The mission of AAHD is to advance health promotion and wellness initiatives for children and adults with disabilities. AAHD accomplishes its mission through advocacy, education, public awareness, and research efforts at the federal, state, and community levels.
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301-545-6140
110 N. Washington Street, Rockville, MD, 20850

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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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

Through the Looking Glass
A nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. Our mission is "To create, demonstrate and encourage non-pathological and empowering resources and model early intervention services for families with disability issues in parent or child which integrate expertise derived from personal disability experience and disability culture."
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800-644-2666


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


Maryland Statewide Independent Living Council
MSILC promotes the independent living philosophy which includes consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access and individual and systems advocacy in order to maximize the leadership, empowerment, independence, and productivity of individuals with disabilities, and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of society.
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240-638-0074
12301 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD, 20904

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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Mid-Atlantic ADA Center
The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals in the Mid-Atlantic Region (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV).
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800-949-4232
301-217-0124
401 North Washington Street, Rockville , MD, 20850

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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Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation provides a comprehensive approach to helping people with MS maintain their health and well-being. We offer programming and support to keep them self-sufficient and their homes safe, while our educational programs heighten public awareness and promote understanding about the disease. Our resources assist people who have MS, their families and caregivers, regional support groups, and healthcare professionals.
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888-673-6287
6520 North Andrews Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 33309

Southern Maryland Community Resources
We advocate for individuals with special needs, to recognize the inherent dignity that is theirs because they are members of our one human family. We promote social recreational and educational opportunities where individuals with developmental differences can contribute their unique gifts and develop their potential.
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301-997-8143
90 Alexander Lane, Solomons, MD, 20688

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

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


Accessible College
Accessible College provides guidance to students and families to make the most of a student's college experience. We will help navigate through the process of identifying and applying to colleges and interacting with Student Services to advocate for a student's needs. We also assist students in developing enduring self-advocacy and life skills that serve them well beyond higher education.


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


Bass Educational Services
We offer comprehensive college planning for students with learning disabilities, as well as assistance with getting ACT accommodations, and SAT/ACT one-on-one test prep with specially trained tutors.
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301-774-5211
3403 OLANDWOOD CT, Olney, MD, 20832

The Therapy Connection
Located in Beltsville, Maryland, our two managing Speech Language Pathologists seek to provide the highest quality speech therapy with a personal touch. We are passionate about our mission and believe that Speech Therapy goes beyond four walls: to advocate, raise awareness, and provide an appropriate plan of care for all of our clients.
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301-358-1128
4600 Powder Mill Road , Beltsville, MD, 20705

Elville and Associates
Elville and Associates engages clients in a multi-step educational process to ensure that estate and elder law planning works from inception, throughout lifetime, and at death. Clients are encouraged to take advantage of the Planning Team Concept for leading edge, customized planning. Proudly serving clients in Central Maryland, the Washington Metro Area, and the Eastern Shore.
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443-393-7696


Autism FYI
Our mission is to foster community support and inclusion of those on the Autism Spectrum, through a registry that provides a means of early identification, location and access to important information in case of emergency.
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855-487-0777
301-367-1042
7507 Old Chapel Drive, Bowie, MD, 20715

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

Beyond Limits
We are child advocates and a resource for parents in central Maryland. You need a partner with experience who knows how the public school system works. Educational consultants on staff are here to help you through the process. We can even provide classroom observations, so you are certain that your child gets the services that he or she is entitled to receive.
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443-546-0232


Cerebral Palsy Guidance
From information on cerebral palsy symptoms to financial assistance to daily living articles, CerebralPalsyGuidance.com covers all aspects of cerebral palsy. And all of our information is thoroughly researched and cited.


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

Brannock Family Dynamics
We provide educational advocacy and support to families through the IEP/504 process. We also conduct informal and formal educational testing.
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410-437-3271
8489 Rugby Road, Pasadena, MD, 21122

Maryland Special Needs Advocacy Project
Provides free educational advocacy services for Jewish children with special needs, from birth to age 21 Listens to concerns and helps parents help their children.Assists over 200 families to navigate the special education system each year.Works with parents to prepare for IFSP and IEP meetings and will accompany them to these meetings.Educates parents about their legal rights (does not provide legal counsel).Offers information, resources and referrals.
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410-735-5012
5708 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21215

The Final Piece Therapy, Llc
We offer individualized speech & language services that are designed to meet the specific needs of your child. We use a variety of therapy tools to keep your child engaged and learning!We also know that it takes a village, so we always seek to work collaboratively with your family, as well as your child's school and other important people in your child's life when possible. While we are passionate about delivering quality services to any child with speech & language needs, we specialize in servicing children and families with special needs.
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240-547-9031


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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Maryland School Psychologists' Association
MSPA promotes and advocates for best practices in school psychology to improve learning, behavior, and mental health for all students, families, and schools.
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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

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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Law Office of Brian K. Gruber, PC
Boutique law firm representing families in the Maryland and DC area regarding education related matters including special education, access to appropriate accommodations under Section 504, and students facing disciplinary action including suspension and expulsion. We have established positive relationships with school system staff and in doing so, our office is often able to achieve a positive outcome for our clients without the need for litigation. For the times when matters cannot be resolved through persuasive advocacy, we are experienced special education litigators and have handled due process hearings and mediations.
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301-657-3777
6110 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD, 20852

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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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


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

Special Needs Advisory Group
We are committed to providing support, increasing awareness, advocating for change & promoting opportunities which enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and their families in the North Chesapeake region.


Aspire Educational Network, LLC
An educational consulting and advocacy company based in Forest Hill, MD. Aspire's mission is to partner with families through the IEP and Special Education process to ensure your student receives all services and accommodations they require to be successful in and out of the classroom.
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443-601-9741


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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410-638-3373
125 N. Main Street, Bel Air, MD, 21014

A Step Closer
We take a holistic and individualized approach to helping children involved in the judicial foster care system, understanding that to help the child we may have to assist their parents and families. We know that each child’s needs and abilities are different so we are prepared to assist on many different levels, including physically, psychologically, financially, emotionally and educationally.
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410-235-0351
2219 Maryland Avenue , Baltimore, MD, 21218

National CASA
The National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association, together with its state and local member programs, supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every abused or neglected child in the United States can be safe, have a permanent home and the opportunity to thrive.
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800-628-3233


Citywide Special Education Advocate Program
To improve education and supportive services for persons with special needs and their caregivers in Baltimore City.
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410-523-3225


Family League of Baltimore
We use our deep experience in resource management to collaborate with stakeholders to improve opportunities across our city. Our goal is that by 2030, all children in Baltimore will be born healthy, succeed academically, graduate high school and transition into higher education and the workforce.
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410-662-5500
2305 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21218

Baltimore Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health System Baltimore is a nonprofit organization that provides leadership in advancing behavioral health and wellness. We advocate for and help guide innovative approaches to prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery to help build healthier individuals, stronger families and safer communities.
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410-637-1900
100 South Charles Street, baltimore, MD, 21201

Progressive Life Center
PLC provides culturally competent, evidence-based, and family-centered services to youth and families in Washington, DC; Newark, DE; Baltimore, MD; Landover, MD; Philadelphia, PA; and Accra Ghana. We serve over 1,000 youth and families each year.
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202-842-4570


North Chesapeake Special Needs Advocacy Group (SNAG)
We are committed to providing support, increasing awareness, advocating for change & promoting opportunities which enhance the lives of individuals with special needs and their families in the North Chesapeake region.


National Deaf Center
NDC provides evidence-based strategies to deaf individuals, family members, and professionals at the local, state, and national levels with the goal of closing education and employment gaps for deaf individuals.
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512-471-8005


Jeffery Modell Foundation
More than thirty years after its creation, the Jeffrey Modell Foundation continues its mission of hope, advocacy, and action by vigorously supporting physicians, researchers, and the ever expanding global patient community - directing its efforts toward early diagnosis, meaningful treatments, equal access to care, and ultimately, cures for Primary Immunodeficiency.
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Community Support Services for the Deaf
CSSD, Inc. is registered a 501(c)3 non-profit organization now celebrating our 31st year supporting people who benefit from our services in Central Maryland. Our Mission is to support the personal well-being, growth, independence and achievement of individuals who are Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing, through the provision of an array of accredited services.
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410-597-8780
443-348-8256
7123 Windsor Mill Road, Baltimore, MD, 21244

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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212-328-3700


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