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

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.
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206-616-6105


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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301-618-8395
1400 Nalley Terrace , Hyattsville, MD, 20785

Sheppard Pratt Health Systems
A private, non-profit behavioral health organization that provides a full range of services in a variety of settings to meet the needs of children, adolescents, adults and older adults.
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410-938-5152
6501 N. Charles St., Baltimore, MD, 21285

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.
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410-938-4413
6501 North Charles Street, Towson, MD, 21204

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 Central Region
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

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 League- A Children’s Place
Provides free professional orthopedic, orofacial, cerebral palsy, brace, speech/language, occupational therapy and physical therapy evaluations, therapy and referrals to assist each child to meet his/her full potential and ultimate level of independence.
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301-759-5200
12501 Willowbrook Road , Cumberland, MD, 21501

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

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

Shore Behavioral Health
An affiliate of Shore Health System, which includes Dorchester General Hospital in Cambridge, Maryland and The Memorial Hospital at Easton, Maryland. Offering a complete continuum of psychiatric and substance abuse services to patients.
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410-228-5511
300 Byrn Street , Cambridge, MD, 21613

Children's Disabilities Information
Essential articles and resources empower parents of children with disabilities and special needs.


Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children
Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children (CSAAC) is a private, non-profit agency which provides direct services to children and adults with autism across the lifespan. CSAAC’s mission is “to enable individuals with autism to reach their highest potential and contribute as confident individuals to their community.”
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240-912-2220
8615 East Village Avenue , Montgomery Village, MD, 20886

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

Autism Service Dogs of America
Provider of service dogs for children with autism throughout the United States, Autism Service Dogs of America is a non-profit, community based organization. In 2002, Priscilla Taylor, founder and director, incorporated her love of dogs and her background as a special education in raising and training agency to serve the needs of children.
20340 SW Boones Ferry Road, Tualatin, OR, 97062

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

Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute
CARD combines research, clinical (assesment and intervention) services, as well as community outreach and training to help improve the lives of individuals with autism spectrum disorders, their families, and the community who cares for them. CARD endorses a flexible approach to treatment, adjusting the core set of methods used and goals of intervention to meet the needs of each child and his or her family.
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443-923-7630
3901 Greenspring Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21211

Trellis Services, Inc
Trellis Services, Inc, headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, is a progressive and innovative agency that provides comprehensive services for children with autism and related communication disorders. Our professionals use the most progressive educational and behavioral methodologies, combined with a child- and family-centered approach, to maximize every child’s potential. Our defining goal is to teach children that learning is a fun, playful, and interactive experience.
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443-330-7900
102 Lakefront Drive, Hunty Valley, MD, 21030

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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301-599-8000
5606 Dower House Road, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772

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

Maryland 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

Renoxx Caregivers
At Renoxx Caregivers, we provide services to children and adults with different developmental disabilities, such as autism. Our commitment is to provide personalized care and interventions that will yield a greater sense of independence and quality of life for both the child and the family.We provide Respite Care, Family Training, Intensive Intervention Services and Therapeutic Integration services.
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301-850-1148
9500 Annapolis Road , Lanham, MD, 20721

Learning And Therapy Corner
Our specialized clinic offers a variety of therapeutic interventions including; Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Reading Services, Music Therapy, and Psychological/Behavioral Services. We work closely with each family from start to finish. Our professional therapists conduct comprehensive evaluations, develop individualized treatment plans, and provide research based therapy sessions that are engaging and effective. Our unique multi-disciplinary team offers a collaborative approach that builds a strong foundation for success!
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410-583-5765
1818 Pot Spring Road, Lutherville, MD, 21093

Autism Classroom
This site is designed to provide assistance to educators who are educating children with autism and since parents are a child's first teacher, this site is for you too! On this site you will find information about teaching children with autism and developmental disabilities, running a successful autism classroom, setting up spaces in the home and community for a child with autism, locate books and apps helpful in educating children with autism and find training options.
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The Autism Project
The Autism Project, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving students on the Autism Spectrum in Northern Calvert Co. Maryland. We work with students on all levels of the spectrum upon initial diagnosis through adulthood.We pride ourselves on adapting to the ever evolving needs of our students.
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410-286-8240


National Autism Resources
National Autism Resources Inc. is a global leader in providing cost effective, research based therapeutic tools that meet the needs of people on the autism spectrum across their lifespan.
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877-249-2393


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