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Bello Machre
We help children and adults with developmental disabilities. Some of those we serve receive care and support within their own home – while many others are supported in a Bello Machre home where they feel safe and loved.
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443-702-3000
7765 Freetown Road, Glen Burnie, MD, 21060

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

Maryland Department of Oral Health
The Office of Oral Health (OOH) was established in 1996 to address a myriad of dental or oral diseases affecting the State's neediest children and adults. The mission of OOH is to improve the oral health of Maryland residents through a variety of public oral health initiatives and interventions.
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410-767-5300
201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

Maryland Info portal
A database of financial and non-financial assistance offered by Maryland State government agencies. The Maryland Department of Planning maintains the database and each sponsoring agency provides updated information. online only.


Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
The Mission of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center is to provide patient- and family-centered health care in a diverse and inclusive environment, to be a leader in innovative research that leads to prevention and effective treatment of childhood diseases, and to train the next generation of leaders in pediatric medicine. They offer a comprehensive approach to Pediatrics. Named one of the top hospitals in the nation for pediatrics.
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410-955-5000
1800 Orleans Street , Baltimore, MD, 21287

University of Maryland Hospital for Children
A valuable resource for critically and chronically injured children, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital combine state-of-the-art medicine with family-centered care.
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866-408-6885
22 S Greene Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

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)


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


Disability Resources
Features hundreds of topics and disabilities. Each topic or disability page includes links to the best web sites, documents, databases, and other informational materials of national or international interest.


Maryland Department of Disabilities
- State agency with information and links to resources for transportation, financial, medical, and more.
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800-637-4113
217 E. Redwood Street, Baltimore, MD, 21202

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

Maryland Kids in Safety Seats (KISS)
A state-wide, non-profit program. Our mission is to reduce injuries and death among Maryland’s children by helping people to obtain and use child restraints (car seats and booster seats) correctly each time a child rides in a motor vehicle. Information on Special Needs car seats.
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877-463-3464
410-767-5300
201 West Preston Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Queen Anne’s County Community Partnerships Resources
Promotes a safe, healthy and stable environment for all Queen Anne's County children and families by achieving a comprehensive system of education, health and human services whose effectiveness and responsiveness addresses the needs of children and families through public and private interagency collaboration.
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410-758-6677
104 Powell St., Centreville, MD, 21617

State Department of Aging (Assistance for seniors raising grandkids.)
Has a resource guide listing resources for Grandparents raising their grandkids.
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410-767-1100
301 West Preston Street , Baltimore, MD, 21201

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

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


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

Anne Arundel County Partnership for Families and Children
- A collaborative board to manage the implementation of a local, interagency, community based human service delivery system for children, youth and families.
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410-222-7423
1 Harry S Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD, 21401

Prince George’s County Center for Families and Children
Enhances the quality of life for children, youth, and families in Prince George’s County, Maryland. This encompasses planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating a comprehensive, integrated human service delivery system for children, youth, and families in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
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301-265-8446
6420 Allentown Road, Camp Springs, MD, 20748

Maternal and Child Health Bureau
- Governmental program responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of the entire population of women, infants, and children, the Title V program plays a critical role in coordination, capacity building, and quality oversight at the community and state levels.


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

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.


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

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

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

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

Baltimore County Behavioral Assessment Team
A collaborative program between the Baltimore County Police Department, the Baltimore County Health Department and Affiliated Sante Group. Designed to provide comprehensive crisis intervention services to persons in a mental health crisis. The program consists of a telephone hotline, Home Intervention Team, Urgent Care Clinic, Critical Incident Stress Management and Mobile Crisis Team. The Mobile Crisis Team pairs a mental health clinician with a police officer to provide emergency police response to persons in need of crisis intervention. This team responds to calls throughout Baltimore County.
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410-931-2214
400 Washington Avenue, Towson, MD, 21204

Institute for Family Centered Care
Serving families with the most challenging and difficult circumstances, utilizing powerful and rigorous interventions via intensive in home services to maximize community safety. Multiple locations throughout the state.
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301-652-0281
6917 Arlington Road, Bethesda, MD, 20814

Harford County Department of Health
Each local health department administers and enforces State, county and municipal health laws, regulations, and programs. Public health programs tailored to community needs provide preventive care; immunizations; health education; drug and alcohol abuse counseling; and rabies and communicable disease prevention. Information about these and all other health-related state programs may be found by contacting local health departments.
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410-838-1500
120 S. Hays Street, Bel Air, MD, 21014

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


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


Disaster Preparedness For Children with Special Nutrition Needs
Families of children with special nutrition needs will have to take additional steps to prepare for disasters and consider things such as special formulas, feeding equipment, additional supplies and special skills that would not be needed by the typical family.


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

National Human Genome Research Institute
Information on genetics, rare diseases, research studies and funding grants for medications for rare disorders.
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301-402-0911
31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD, 20892

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


MOVE International
MOVE (Mobility Opportunities Via Education/Experience) helps children and adults with severe disabilities acquire more abilities (and independence) to sit, stand, walk and transition. This is achieved through instruction and adaptive equipment.
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800-397-6683
5555 California Avenue, Bakersfield, CA, 93309

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

Whale Program
W.H.A.L.E.™ stands for “We Have A Little Emergency.” This car seat safety program was developed by Connie Day, a caregiver from Virginia. In the event of an automobile accident that incapacitates the adult driver and passengers, rescue personnel will have a difficult time identifying children riding in car safety seats. In some situations, these adults may not be related to the child passenger; therefore, conventional means of obtaining information will be useless. In these cases, W.H.A.L.E.™ can make a significant difference


Possibilities
This publication was created for parents of children under the age of 18 who have disabilities. It is a simple, straightforward resource to help you manage your money, and plan for your and your child's financial future and overall well-being. The financial management techniques presented here can help you, not just in times of crisis, but for the rest of your life.


Inspiration Through Art
Inspiration Through Art provides our special heroes with complimentary photo shoots, special cards and mail, gift packages, and various other programs, events, and fundraisers.Our mission at Inspiration Through Art is to help provide and capture memories for families who are dealing with hectic schedules due to having a child who is suffering from a serious illness or life altering disability. We are here to offer emotional support through the beauty and expression art has to offer, as a way of healing and coping. We understand that in the midst of being thrown a diagnosis and having to switch from a “normal” life to a life that is totally different, and often scary, things like getting photos taken is sometimes a huge challenge and is one of the last things families are thinking about. But when everything is done, and either the child has reached the end of their battle, or has proven the odds against it many wish they had more time to stop, and capture the journey that they lived through for so long.


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


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
To collaborate and to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.
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800-232-4636
1600 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA, 30333

Easter Seals Delaware and Eastern Shore
Children and adults with disabilities and special needs find highest-quality services designed to meet their individual needs when they come to Easter Seals. Teams of therapists, teachers and other health professionals help each person overcome obstacles to independence and reach his or her personal goals. Easter Seals also includes families as active members of any therapy program, and offers the support families need.
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800-677-3800
302-324-4444
61 Corporate Circle, New Castle, DE, 19720

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

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
to find cures for children with cancer and other life-threatening diseases through research and treatment. And no family ever pays St. Jude for anything.
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866-278-5833
901-595-3300
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105

Ms. Wheelchair Maryland
Maryland is currently one of more than thirty states in which the Ms.Wheelchair program has prominence.Each year MW-MD selects a spokeswoman to represent all people with disabilities. Although a competition , Ms. Wheelchair maryland is not your typical pagent. As a contestant , you are critiqued upon your knowledge of disability issues, public speaking skills, and your ability to serve as a positive role model.
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301-888-1177
301-579-6606
15520 Bald Eagle School rd, Brandywine, MD, 20613

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

Maryland Access Point
Maryland Access Point is a gateway to information and assistance for older adults, persons with disabilities, family members and caregivers. Available to individuals of all income levels in need of services to assist them with attaining an optimum quality of life.
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410-767-1100


MorganStanley SmithBarney
Helps plan for the future of an individual with special needs which requires preparation, careful research and experienced professional guidance.
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410-494-1874
410-583-4845
2330 W. Joppa Rd , Lutherville, MD, 21093

Disaster Readiness Planning Guide
Provides guides and planners to improve disaster readiness with families who have disabilities.
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202-338-7153
1010 Wisconsin Ave NW , Washington, DC, 20007

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

Special Needs Toys
We present our range of Special Needs Toys, from mobile Multi-Sensory, to Swings, Trampolines and other Sensory Integration kits, Switches, Rewards and small Sensory toys.
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800-467-6222
4537 Gibsonia Road, Gibsonia, PA, 15044

Tutor Find
TutorFind is a service available to counselors, teachers, parents and students throughout the metropolitan area. For years, TutorFind has successfully matched thousands of students in need with private, professional tutors.
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800-648-8867


Towson University Reading Clinic
The Reading Clinic provides services for children and adolescents who have learning difficulties, are lagging behind their peers in reading, or who are not motivated to read for enjoyment and information. We employ the most up-to-date, success-oriented, motivational teaching techniques and incorporate home activities that reinforce the students' learning in enjoyable and authentic ways. The Reading Clinic offers 10 weeks of reading assessment and instruction with graduate reading teachers for students ages 5 through adolescence. Individual assessment for the students, instruction using the newest research-based methods, parent sessions, and family literacy ideas ensure that our program delivers extensive reading help for the entire family.
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410-704-2558
8000 York Road , Towson, MD, 21252

REACH program
REACH is a non-profit organization offering remedial tutoring,enrichment SAT preparation, and diagnostic testing.
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410-467-9247
4200 St. Paul Street, Baltimore, MD, 21218

Office for Genetics and People with Special Healthcare Needs
State website with information on youth with special healthcare needs transitioning to the adult care system.
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410-767-6730
201 W. Preston St, Baltimore, MD, 21201

National Healthcare Transition Center
A national resource for health care professionals, families, youth, and state policy makers focusing on a young adult's transition from pediatric to adult health care. This site serves as the basis for an information exchange about health care transition, particularly as pertaining to youth with special health care needs.
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202-223-1500
1615 M Street NW, Washington, DC, 20036

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

Disability.gov
the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations. You can find answers to questions about everything from Social Security benefits to employment to affordable and accessible housing.


Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
The Maryland Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is a component of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. Our mission is to improve and maintain the oral health of infants, children, and adolescents and persons with special health care needs.
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443-398-5911


Kennedy Krieger Resource Finder
The mission of the Resource Finder is to inform consumers, families and professionals about community services, trainings, research, and other information on developmental disabilities and related disorders across the lifespan. This is accomplished through mediums that would best suit the customer such as telephone, electronic methods, conferences, printed materials, video, and other methods.
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800-390-3372
707 North Broadway , Baltimore, MD, 21205

Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration
The MVA shall provide exemplary driver and vehicle services that promote Maryland's mobility and safety while enhancing process and product security.
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800-950-1682


Transportation Security Administration
TSA secures the nation’s airports and screens all commercial airline passengers and baggage. TSA uses a risk-based strategy and works closely with transportation, law enforcement and intelligence communities to set the standard for excellence in transportation security.
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866-289-9673


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


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

Special Needs Kids Information, LLC
Here at Special Needs Kids Information, LLC, it is my mission to provide parents and guardians of children with special needs in the DC, Maryland,and Virginia area with information and a comprehensive list of doctors and specialists that have been most helpful to others.
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AAC Institute
A not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the most effective communication for people who rely on augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
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Super Duper Publications
We make hundreds of creative, colorful educational and therapy materials that you and your children will love. (Believe it or not, we have as much fun making them as your kids will have learning with them!)
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800-277-8737


National Institutes of Health
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services , is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives.
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301-496-4000
9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD, 20892

A Special Needs Plan
A Special Needs Plan is designed to serve families who are struggling with the worry surrounding their loved one's future care and financial well-being, overwhelmed by the complexity of coordinating all the necessary legal, financial, government benefits, communication & tax strategies and are frustrated because the family can't find professionals who have the expertise to help.
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704-557-9637
6000 Fairview Road, Charlotte, NC, 28210

Testament Construction Group, LLC
TCG is a certified CAPS contractor by the National Association of Home Builders. We take the time to learn the needs of our customers and provide solutions to modify their homes to accommodate their needs. You don’t need to move out of your home, find out how we can make your home fit YOU.
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410-941-0181
1514 Burke Rd., Baltimore, MD, 21220

Kids Health
KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.
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Brave Kids
Brave Kids, a new initiative of United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), serves children with disabilities and chronic/life-threatening illnesses by providing a support community, information and resources on numerous medical conditions like genetic diseases, autism, cancer, cerebral palsy, etc. At the heart of the new Brave Kids website and community is a belief that people with disabilities and chronic/life-threatening illnesses should be able to live a life without limits.
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800-872-5827
1825 K Street NW, Washington, DC, 20006

Callegary & Steedman, P.A.
The Attorneys at Callegary & Steedman, P.A. advocate throughout the state of Maryland for children and adults with disabilities. We help these individuals receive special education and rehabilitative services that they need. We also focus on issues affecting children in the juvenile justice, child protective services and mental health systems. Our firm handles other family law matters such as divorce, guardianships, adoption, custody, and special needs trusts.
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410-576-7606
201 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD, 21201

Maryland State Library for the Blind and the Physically Handicapped
The basic mission of the Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is to provide comprehensive library services to the eligible blind and physically handicapped residents of the State of Maryland.
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800-964-9209
800-934-2541
415 Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD, 21201

The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment
The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment (MACCHE) is one of ten pediatric environmental health specialty units in the US. Based at Children's National Medical Center, the Mid-Atlantic Center's services are available at no cost to those who live and work in Washington, DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, and West Virginia. The Mid-Atlantic center provides consultations on environmental health issues and educational programming.
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866-622-2431


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


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


HealthyChildren.org
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting Web site backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.Whether you're looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, you've come to the right place.
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Special Needs Resource Project
Special Needs Resource Project (SNRP) provides a basic guide for parents of children with chronic health issues, disabilities and special needs. This site is designed to help you get a jump-start in your search for helpful information and resources. Though focused on children ages 0-22, most of the information we offer is applicable to adults as well.


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

Family Voices
Family Voices is a national nonprofit family-led organization promoting quality health care for all children and youth, particularly those with special health care needs. Family Voices has brought a respected family perspective to improving health care programs and policies and ensuring that health care systems include, listen to, and honor the voices of families.
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888-835-5669


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.


M&L Special Needs Planning
We hope you find our website a resource to help with navigating the world of the family with special needs. M&L Special Needs Planning is dedicated to creating simplicity with the complex journey of special needs. It is our vision to be the known resource and go-to company for special needs life plans, government benefit counseling, life insurance needs, housing and seminar presentations.
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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

The First Maryland Trust
First Maryland Disability Trust, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving Marylanders with special needs by offering a pooled asset special needs trust, the First Maryland Disability Trust.
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410-296-4408
1400 Front Avenue, Timonium, MD, 21093

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

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

Center for Parent Information and Resources
The Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR) serves as a central resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs), so that they can focus their efforts on serving families of children with disabilities.
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National Caregivers Library
The National Caregivers Library was created by FamilyCare America, Inc. and is one of the largest single sources of information and tools for caregivers and seniors in the country. It makes it resources available to caregivers for free.
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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


Office of Health Care Quality
The OHCQ licenses and certifies Maryland state health care facilities. Through licensing, a facility gains the authority to operate or do business in the state; through certification, a facility obtains the right to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
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877-402-8218
55 Wade Avenue, Catonsville, MD, 21228

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

Commonwealth Community Trust
Commonwealth Community Trust (CCT) is a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit organization that administers affordable and efficient pooled special needs trusts for people with disabilities. CCT staff members are knowledgeable about rules governing trusts for clients receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid in order to preserve these benefits. At the end of 2013, CCT celebrated an important milestone of having served over 1000 participants since inception.
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888-241-6039


Mother To Baby
MotherToBaby, a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists, is dedicated to providing evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
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866-626-6847


NoTube
At NoTube, we help children learn to eat who've become dependent on their feeding tubes. We help these children learn to eat through on- and offline programs and 9/10 children go from 100% tube fed to 100% orally fed in a matter of 4-6 weeks of coaching.
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646-583-0411


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


Harbor Investment Advisory
Provides comprehensive financial planning and customized investment management for a variety of investors, business owners, and families. Jim and Monty have a specific focus on Special Needs Financial Planning. Through our experiences, we have accumulated a wealth of knowledge enabling us to navigate our clients through the complexities of Special Needs Planning.
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410-659-8918
2330 W. Joppa Rd, Lutherville, MD, 21093

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute is dedicated to leadership in the field of developmental and other disabilities, so that people of all ages can maximize their potential and achieve independence, productivity, and inclusion within their communities.
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443-923-9555
7000 Tudsbury Road, Windsor Mill, MD, 21244

The Cord Blood Center
Our team at cordbloodbanking.com provides the latest up-to-date information and free resources for expecting parents. There have been over 35,000 cord blood transplants thanks to donors worldwide. With more awareness we can increase this number and further save the lives of children battling cancer and other life threatening illnesses.
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888-780-2885


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


MoneyGeek.com
As an independent finance site, MoneyGeek.com aims to help people make smarter financial decisions for their lifestyle. Living with a disability can alter a person's lifestyle drastically, which is why our team has been working hard to build a helpful set of easy-to-use resources for people with disabilities.
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Social Security Disability Benefits Guide
Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits.


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

Network of Care
This Web site is a resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health. It provides information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features. The Network of Care for Behavioral Health, provided by the Allegany County Mental Health System's Office; the Garrett County Core Service Agency, and the Washington County Mental Health Authority.
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American Music Therapy Association
The mission of the American Music Therapy Association is to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world.
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Annapolis Music Therapy Services
We are proud to offer community-based music therapy services throughout Central Maryland for children, adolescents and adults. Our skilled music therapists provide in-home and on-site music therapy services to foster a therapeutic environment that is welcoming, familiar and comforting for each client that we serve. Annapolis Music Therapy Services is passionate about bringing the power of music to our community through research-based and goal-oriented music therapy services.
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410-697-1812


Maryland School Psychologists' Association
MSPA promotes and advocates for best practices in school psychology to improve learning, behavior, and mental health for all students, families, and schools.
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Maryland Able Program
Eligible individuals and their families will be allowed to establish ABLE savings accounts that will not affect their eligibility for SSI, Medicaid and other public benefits
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855-563-2253


Maryland Financial Advocates
If you have a child with special needs, you face long-run financial demands that cannot be fully met through federal and state assistance. What can you do to try and meet them? A special needs trust may provide an answer to this dilemma. This is a trust designed to provide for assorted care and lifestyle needs not covered by insurance.
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410-663-0700
9621 Harford Rd, Baltimore, MD, 21234

Cord Blood Banking
Cord blood can be used in treatments for life-altering or even life-threatening diseases, including certain types of aggressive cancer.If you’re pregnant, now is the time to consider storing your child’s cord blood. The process is easy, painless and can give your family peace of mind.
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888-780-2885
121 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL, 32801

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


National Youth Transitions Center
The National Youth Transitions Center (NYTC) exists because of a fundamental conviction: The Future Needs Everyone. It thrives because it brings together individuals and organizations that share this commitment and want to multiply their impact. We realize we are stronger together.
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202-454-1220
2013 H St. NW, Washington, DC, 20006

Shared Horizons
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created to manage Pooled Special Needs Trusts. Our goal is to protect public benefits, provide goods and services, and preserve assets and funds. We are also required to payback Medicaid, if applicable.
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202-448-1460
4301 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20008

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

Baltimore County Network of Care
This Web site is a resource for individuals, families and agencies concerned with behavioral health. It provides information about behavioral health services, laws, and related news, as well as communication tools and other features. Regardless of where you begin your search for assistance with behavioral health issues, the Network of Care helps you find what you need - it helps ensure that there is "No Wrong Door" for those who need services.
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Division of Rehabilitative Services
The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work.
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410-554-9442
888-554-0334
2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD, 21218

Military One Source
At Military OneSource, we have one mission — to connect you to your best MilLife. How can we help you achieve your goals today? *For Military Families
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800-342-9647


My Child Without Limits
My Child Without Limits is an authoritative early intervention resource for families of young children ages 0-5 with developmental delays or disabilities, and professionals looking for a single, trusted, aggregate source of information that relates to their needs and interests.


Wonder Moms
Wonder Moms is a project by three moms to share real talk, helpful information, and practical advice with parents of kids who have intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, autism, language and speech delays, deafness, chronic illness, and traumatic brain injury.
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