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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

Wraparound Maryland
Provides care coordination to youth and their families using the wraparound principles. Goal is to provide highly responsive, family driven; youth guided services that are unique to every family
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443-835-1167
2300 N Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21218

Maryland Family Network
The mission of MARYLAND FAMILY NETWORK is to ensure that young children and their families have the resources to learn and succeed.
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410-659-7701
1001 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD, 21202

The Promise Center
Provides an array of resources to support parents, grandparents, foster parents, and licensed family and center child care providers.
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301-290-0040
866-290-0040
29958 Killpeck Creek Ct, Charlotte Hall,, MD, 20622

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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

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

Arc of Washington County
Promotes community involvement, independence and dignity for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Serving people of all ages and with a wide range of developmental disabilities, we work closely with everyone who receives our services to create highly personalized programs that complement individual needs and preferences.
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301-733-3550
820 Florida Avenue, Hagerstown, MD, 21740

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

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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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

Make a Wish
Grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. The Foundation serves children who reside in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
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301-962-9474
5272 River Road, Bethesda, MD, 20816

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

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

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

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


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


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


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


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

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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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


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


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

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


American Cancer Society
A nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. The ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.
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800-227-2345
250 Williams Street NW, Atlanta, GA, 30303

United Needs and Abilities
Dedicated to increasing public awareness regarding epilepsy and to providing services that enable people with epilepsy or other developmental disabilities overcome the challenges associated with these conditions. (Caroline, Cecil, Kent, Q. Anne, Talbot), MD Ph:
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800-776-5694
688 East Main Street, Salisbury, MD, 21804

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

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

Maryland Lyme Disease
Dedicated to educating the public concerning the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme and tick-borne diseases.
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International Rett Syndrome Foundation
Funds research for treatments and a cure for Rett syndrome while enhancing the overall quality of life for those living with Rett syndrome by providing information, programs, and services.
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800-818-7388
4600 Devitt Drive, Cincinnati, OH, 45246

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Best Buddies Program
A nonprofit dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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877-632-8339
3500 Boston Street MS-47 , Baltimore, MD, 21224

Change, Inc.
A non-profit organization that offers individuals with a developmental disability the opportunity to live more independently as an active member of their community. Serves Children and Adults.
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410-876-2179
115 Stoner Avenue , Westminster, MD, 21157

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

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

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


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


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


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


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


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

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

Baltimore Substance Abuse Systems
Provides a comprehensive system of substance abuse treatment services across a range of modalities to meet the varied needs of clients.
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410-637-1900
1 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

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

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

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

Dorchester County Addiction Services
Provides assessments, referrals, client education and outpatient treatment for those identified as having some form of alcohol or other drug problem.
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410-228-7714
524 Race Street, Cambridge, MD, 21613

For All Seasons Inc.
FAS provides a full continuum of outpatient mental health services to children, adolescents and adults. We are committed to assisting individuals to develop an understanding of self and instill hope, empowerment, and coping skills to enhance their quality of life.
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410-822-1018
800-310-7273


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

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


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


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


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

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


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


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

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


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

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

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

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


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


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

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


Safe Harbor
Safe Harbor Christian Counseling serves local communities by providing Christian-based, clinically sound counseling so that people experience the recovery of their hearts. Our unique approach to marriage counseling, family counseling and individual counseling includes offering an inviting atmosphere whereby a healing relationship is experienced in the counseling room.
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800-305-2089
2227 Old Emmorton Road , Bel Air, MD,

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

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


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

Lighthouse
Lighthouse, Inc is a private non-profit youth and family services center located in Catonsville, Maryland. As a member of the Maryland Associated of Youth Services Bureaus, Lighthouse provides counseling for children, youth, and their families. They also have social skills groups for children and their parents.
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410-788-5483
60 Mellor Avenue, Catonsville, MD, 21228

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

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

Grace Fellowship Church
At Grace, we recognize the essential and invaluable contribution of people with disabilities to the life of the church. Disabilities have a significant impact on individuals and families, so there is an incredible need for support and understanding from the Christian community. Grace’s disabilities ministry hopes to be a voice to not only infuse those with disabilities into the fabric of the church, but to also care for those at every age affected by disability.
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410-561-8424
9505 Deereco Road, Timonium, MD, 21093

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

Unique
Unique is a source of information and support to families and individuals affected by any rare chromosome disorder and to the professionals who work with them. Unique is a UK-based charity but welcomes members worldwide.


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

Carroll County Youth Service Bureau
Provides a continuum of community-based mental health services for children, adults, and families in Carroll County. We use a multi disciplinary approach to deliver prevention, intervention, and treatment services in the least restrictive and most cost effective manner.
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410-848-2500
888-588-8441
59 Kate Wagner Road, Westminster, MD, 21157

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

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

The Children's Guild
The Children's Guild is a nonprofit, child-serving organization dedicated to serving children and adolescents with trauma disorders, who have been traumatized by life experiences or who have autism spectrum disorder and/or multiple disabilities in Maryland and Washington D.C. Founded in 1953, The Children's Guild has become one of the largest providers of special education, group living, treatment foster care and family mental health services in Maryland.
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410-444-3800
6802 McClean Boulevard , Baltimore, MD, 21234

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

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

Maryland State Department of Education
The Maryland State Department of Education, under the leadership of the State Superintendent of Schools and guidance from the Maryland State Board of Education, develops and implements standards and policy for education programs from pre-kindergarten through high school. MSDE also oversees technical education, rehabilitation services, and library programs throughout the state’s 24 local systems.
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410-767-0600
200 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

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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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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Baltimore Medical System
Baltimore Medical System is a community-based, independent non-profit dedicated to improving the health and wellness of medically underserved communities in the Greater Baltimore area.We are the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) system in Maryland. Being an FQHC means that we must meet government standards for quality of care and we must provide a defined range of basic health services.
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410-732-8800
3501 Sinclair Lane, Baltimore, MD, 21213

The Floortime Center
Improve your child's Focus, Communication, and Social Skills through the m,any programs offered including:Individual Sessions for Children and Families; Services for Infants, children, adolescents and young adults; floortime Coaching; Occupational Therapy(Sensory Integration); Speech Therapy; Art Therapy; Visuo-Cognitive Therapy; intensive therapy for international, out of town and local families; and social groups.
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301-657-1130
4827 Rugby Ave , Bethesda, MD, 20814

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

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

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

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


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


Saving Little Hearts
Saving Little Hearts is dedicated to helping children with congenital heart defects and their families by providing emotional assistance and educational information primarily through the distribution of Care Packages.
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865-748-4605


Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association
The Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Association, Inc. (MSCDA)seeks to work collaboratively with patients, families, healthcare providers, federal and state agencies and other community based organizations to promote advocacy, education, research and excellent healthcare delivery.
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410-465-4822
8775 Centre Park Drive, Columbia, MD, 21045

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


Child Parent Counseling
I create a safe and nurturing environment for clients to begin the process of change. My specialized background in working with children and families provides a developmentally responsive and evidence-based type of treatment. Clients and families identify strengths and use these assets to help uncover their own ability to connect with others, heal hearts and create new methods of handling struggles in their lives.
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410-798-8028
224 Mayo Road, Edgewater, MD, 21037

The Dysautonomia Youth Network of America, Inc.
Founded in 1999, the Dysautonomia Youth Network of America, Inc. (DYNA) is the first and only 501(c) (3) non-profit organization in existence specifically dedicated to childhood/adolescent/young adult onset dysautonomia conditions. While our office is based in the US, our services are open to the world.
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Autism Support group of Southern Maryland
The Autism Spectrum Support Group of Southern Maryland offers support and information to families and caregivers of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders in St. Mary's, Calvert, and Charles Counties, MD. Meetings are the 3rd Wednesday of the month 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
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240-561-8860


The Pinnacle Center
Our psychologists, social workers, and counselors come from many different backgrounds, viewpoints, and areas of expertise. As professionals, we are ready to help you in a compassionate and respectful manner with the most difficult problems.
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301-705-7593
603 Post Office Rd, Waldorf, MD, 20602

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


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

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

Zealand Psychological Associates
Helps people to develop their potential, recognize options and alternatives and mobilize resources to deal with life's situations. Addresses the whole person in the physical, emotional, social/relational and spiritual domains.
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301-722-8000
152 Bedford Street, Cumberland, MD, 21502

Pathways, Inc.
We specialize in a range of services, including psychiatric consultation and medication management, outpatient treatment and counseling for individuals, couples, and families, recovery supports and supportive living arrangements for persons with a mental illness, and vocational support for persons with a mental illness and/or brain injury.
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301-373-3065


QCI Behavioral Health
We provide consistent mental health care to individuals, families, children, adolescents, teenagers, and adults with persistent and chronic mental illness, but no other avenue to services; and with care accomplished in the individual's environment—in the home, on the street, in shelters for the homeless, in the office, or where ever we find there is need.
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National Children’s Center, Inc.
National Children's Center, Inc. (NCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides comprehensive and innovative services for infants, children and adults with developmental disabilities in the District of Columbia and Maryland. NCC's community-based services include Early Learning Centers, Schools, Adult Services and Residential programs.
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Friends Aware
Friends Aware, Inc. is a non-profit organization in Allegany County, Maryland. We are dedicated to providing an array of individualized supports to persons with developmental disabilities in such areas as Vocational, Residential and Respite Services. Our goal is to enhance quality of life by promoting choice and full participation within the community.
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301-722-7268
1601 Holland Street, Cumberland, MD, 21502

Garrett County Community Action Committee
GCCAC works with partners to build a stronger community and to provide services that improve the quality of life for residents in Garrett County. Its activities and projects focus on strategies that assist low-income persons to be more self sufficient. The agency provides a variety of services for individuals, families and older adults.
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301-334-9431
104 E. Center Street, Oakland, MD, 21550

Center for Therapeutic Concepts, Inc.
Using clinically sound counseling to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. We believe in a holistic, evidenced based approach to treatment that builds on your strengths.
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301-386-2991
1300 Mercantile Lane, Largo, MD, 20774

Jonah Green and Associates
Welcome to the web site of Jonah Green and Associates, a group of experienced and knowledgeable therapists in Kensington, MD who have provided high-quality services for children, teens, and families since 2008. Please explore our content-rich site to find details about us and our services as well as valuable information about a variety of mental health-related concerns.
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301-466-9526
3930 Knowles Avenue, Kensington, MD, 20895

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

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


MCTransitions.org
Montgomery County Transitioning Adults (MCTrans) is a grassroots discussion and e-group for families of adults with mild to significant disabilities as they transition from School age entitlements in Maryland to a young adulthood and beyond.


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

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


Board of Childcare
The Board of Child Care is a nonprofit, child welfare agency that provides residential group care for children referred by state agencies. We also offer an array of community-based programs to further support children and strengthen families: foster care, therapeutic counseling, adoption information and referral, special education, child care and a car loan program.
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410-922-2100
3300 Gaither Road, Baltimore, MD, 21244

Parents of Ill or Pregnant Students
We welcome parents and care-givers of children with all physical and mental illnesses, as well as parents of pregnant teens.All of us work with schools to educate our children even as we help our children navigate serious medical issues. The experience can be difficult and isolating, but we hope that this parent group and these resources can make it less so.


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

Camp Sun Sibs
SunSibs is a weekend camp for children ages 5-17 who have had a sibling diagnosed with cancer. Camp will be held over Memorial Day weekend. SunSibs is free to siblings and offers sports and games, arts and crafts, swimming, a dance and theme-related activities. It’s a fun weekend!
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410-218-6096


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


Therapeutic Living for Families
Here at Therapeutic Living For Families our mission is to provide quality mental health services to improve each client's mental and psychological well being while working with our clients to preserve and strengthen them within their communities, Because We Care.
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410-366-1151
3425 Sinclair Lane , Baltimore, MD, 21213

NBS connect
NBS Connect serves as an internet-based support network for parents, guardians and individuals with inborn errors of metabolism. NBS Connect will capture and analyze information related to inborn errors of metabolism in an effort to assess gaps in service, access to care and to develop best standards of practice for clinical management and connect families to research opportunities. NBS Connect strives to improve the quality of care of individuals with inherited metabolic disorders (IMDs).
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404-778-0553


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

Special Travelers
OUR MISSION is to provide the unique quality of life supports that will lead to enjoyable, productive and meaningful experiences for individuals with special needs and their families. Whether on a vacation, in your local community, or simply at home, Special Travelers will be on the journey with you.
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443-228-6436


Meals On Wheels
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland is a non-profit organization that helps homebound people to eat well and remain in their own homes. Our dedicated staff and volunteers prepare and deliver over 800,000 nutritious meals a year. But Meals on Wheels is more than a meal - we also provide grocery shopping, phone pals, and other support services to help our clients maintain independence and peace of mind.
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410-558-0827
866-558-0827
515 South Haven Street, Baltimore, MD, 21224

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

Empower Wicomico
A group of Wicomico County's after school and out of school providers that have come together to bring awareness to the community as well as a voice for youth. Resource sharing and networking among providers is also bringing more efficiency to programs in a time of great need.
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410-546-5400
408 Coles Circle, Salisbury, MD, 21804

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

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

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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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


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

Minders Connect
A nonprofit organization providing Respite care for children and adults with disabilities. Respite is a service in which temporary care is provided to children and adults with disabilities, or chronic or terminal illnesses. It enables caregivers and families to take much-needed breaks from direct care.
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301-830-8511
7915 Belle Point Dr, Greenbelt, MD, 20770

Kaleidoscope Family Solutions
Kaleidoscope Family Solutions (KFS) provides a collection of services designed to help special needs children and adults achieve their dreams and live meaningful lives.
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443-583-3700
10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, MD, 21044

Grahams Foundation
We empower parents of premature babies through support, advocacy and research to improve outcomes for their preemies and themselves. In addition to our care package programs, we have more than 20 trained parent mentors available 24/7 via email, phone, and text and the market-leading app for preemie parents, MyPreemie. We also recognize the courage and commitment parents of preemies demonstrate as they care for and advocate for their babies and children through efforts such as Parents of Preemies Day.
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888-466-2948
1205 Louisiana Ave, Perrysburg, OH, 43552

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

Seedlings
Seedlings Braille Books for Children is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, low cost braille books for children.
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800-777-8552


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

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

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


Talbot Hospice Foundation
The Talbot Hospice Foundation offers patients and caregivers hope and dignity at the end-of-life. It is a privilege for our staff and volunteers to serve families during this challenging yet poignant time.
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410-822-6681
586 Cynwood Drive, Easton, MD, 21601

MISS Foundation
Since 1996, the MISS Foundation C.A.R.E.S. for families experiencing the death of a baby or child at any age and from any cause. The MISS Foundation provides a sanctuary allowing healthy and necessary grieving in the face of tragedy which Western culture no longer fosters or supports.
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888-455-6477
1700 Alcove Ct., Austin, TX, 78757

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


Foster Club
FosterClub's mission is to lead the efforts of young people in and from foster care to become connected, educated, inspired and represented so they can realize their personal potential and contribute to a better life for their peers.


Little Leaves Behavioral Services
Little Leaves is an organization dedicated to helping people with social, communication, and behavioral challenges grow and succeed so that they can participate as fully as possible in their families and communities. Using evidenced-based practices based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), our professionals partner with each family to develop and implement an individualized therapeutic plan. We currently work with children in their homes, daycares, and schools throughout the metro Washington DC area (Northern Virginia, Maryland, and DC).
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202-420-8359
9545 Georgia Ave , Silver Spring, MD, 20910

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

Karina Association
?We are maximizing the potential of individuals to adapt a healthy balance of the mind, body and spirit when facing physical, mental or social challenges through expressive arts.
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443-928-0542
11911 Jenifer Rd, Timonium, MD, 21093

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


Connective Touch Therapeutic Massage
Connective Touch Therapeutic Massage is a private massage practice owned by Ann Savage, an occupational therapist and licensed massage therapist. The practice specializes in massage for children and adults with disabilities and medical conditions. All massage is done "in-place" at the client's place of residence.
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757-651-2577


If I Need Help
If I Need Help is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization working to reunite those who are lost, disoriented or can’t self-advocate with their loved ones and caregivers. We use QR Code Technology that can be accessed by computer or cell phone to provide help, emergency iD and peace of mind. We offer a free online member profile, and Emergency Q&A that can be edited in real time and emailed or printed in an emergency. Our customizable iD products include iD cards, & wearables such as shoe/dog tags, patches, pins/clips, & apparel.
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661-524-6732


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

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

Sisters By Heart
We are a volunteer organization that strives to help moms with newly-diagnosed babies. We provide care packages to make your stay in hospital a little easier. We also provide information and links to many resources to help you better understand HLHS. All our volunteers are moms with children who have HLHS and who understand what you are going through. We are here to help!
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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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Western Maryland Health System
Our facilities offer a comprehensive range of general and specialty services for medical, surgical, pediatric, geriatric and obstetrical patients. Sophisticated diagnostic testing services and state-of-the-art procedures are now available in one centralized location that is convenient to everyone in the tri-state area.
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240-964-7000
12500 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland, MD, 21502

Optimal Health Care, Inc.
We provide compassionate services to the acutely and chronically ill. Our program stresses Personalized Care, which tailors to the client’s needs. We work closely with our clients, their physicians, and family members in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the health care plan for every individual.
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301-790-4962
6 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD, 21740

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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Alyssa V. Phillips Foundation
The purpose of the Alyssa V. Phillips Foundation is to support individuals with Cerebral Palsy (“CP”) with a focus on assisting children with CP, the families of children with CP, or any individual impacted by CP in maximizing independence.
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Matthew Larson Foundation
To raise awareness and funds necessary to overcome pediatric brain tumors and to help the children and families affected by them.
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My Goal
MyGOAL Autism is a 501 c(3) non-profit organization with a vision to restore lives and families affected by Autism through Education and Empowerment.
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877-886-9462


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


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


BrightStar Care
BrightStar Care nurses, therapists, CNAs, and caregivers deliver professional and compassionate care in the comfort and familiarity of home. We are proud to provide the full range of home care services to meet your loved one’s unique needs. From companionship, bathing, and hygiene assistance to in-home infusions and medication management.
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866-618-7827


Southern Maryland Tri-County Community Action Committee, Inc.
SMTCCAC, Inc. offers a wide variety of programs to support our mission of combating poverty in Southern Maryland and promoting self-sufficiency to residents of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary's Counties.
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301-274-4474
8377 Old Leonardtown Road, Hughesville, MD, 20637

Ivymount Outreach
We offer services by highly trained staff to individuals, families and professionals. Our services include recreational, educational, and therapeutic programs, as well as, trainings and consultation across a variety of topics in the field of special education.
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301-469-0223
11614 Seven Locks Road, Rockville, MD, 20854

Team Up for 1
The Team Up For 1 Foundation (TU41) mission is to enhance the quality of life for children (and their families) with developmental disabilities, chronic and life threatening illnesses. TU41 engages the sports world by matching children with teams from every competitive level – college, high school and professional. Through MVP Ceremonies, team activities and endless TU41 programs – children and families leave behind their heavy burden and receive support and compassion to improve their quality of life. TU41 offers programs supporting parents and siblings as part of caring for the child.
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443-406-8841


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


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.


Richcroft
Richcroft, Inc. provides residential services to adults and support services to adults and children who have intellectual and other developmental disabilities. Each person who recieves supports from Richcroft, Inc. is provided with individualized services tailored to his/her needs and wishes.
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410-785-3274
11350 MCCORMICK ROAD, hunt Valley, MD, 21031

Empowering Minds Resource Center
Provides comprehensive mental health care to families and children utilizing the services of qualified professionals implementing individualized rehabilitation plans that assist all persons in obtaining their desired goals in the Baltimore Metropolitan and surrounding areas.
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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


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