Parent Resources

PARENT RESOURCES

The Department of Family and Community Engagement envisions a student-centered community of adult stakeholders who collaborate 
in a productive and meaningful manner to foster academic, social, and personal development.  Please visit their website below.
http://www1.pgcps.org/familyandcommunity/index.aspx?id=208388 
 Are you looking for apps to use with your student on an iPad or iPhone?  Check out these documents created by autism specialists, vision specialists, and a neighboring regional school!

  

 


Download the Resource Guide PDF file for resources in addition to those listed below.


The Arc of Prince George’s County
1401 McCormick Drive
Largo, MD 20774
301-925-7050

www.thearcofpgc.org
Provides support, training, networking opportunities, and individual assistance for families and individuals with disabilities.

The Arc’s National Headquarters
Silver Spring, Maryland
301-565-3842

www.thearc.org
Keeps communities nationwide up to date with the latest information, news, and initiatives for individuals with disabilities.

The Arc of Maryland
410-974-6139

www.thearcmd.org
A statewide advocacy organization providing news, information and system advocacy on state public policy issues that effect individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy
202-466-6550

www.disabilitypolicycenter.org
Conducts action-research and analysis of public policy issues affecting people with disabilities and their families.

Cross Disability Rights Coalition
410-571-9320

www.thecdrc.org
A coalition comprised of people with all types of disabilities working together to change state policy.

The Disability Rights Activist

www.disrights.org
Provides information, alerts and announcements that enable activists to continue to work for the rights of people with disabilities.

Governor’s Office for Individuals with Disabilities
410-333-3098
800-637-4113
Statewide organization serving as a point of contact for all disability issues including public policy analysis and system reform.

Maryland Disability Law Center (MDLC)
1800 North Charles Street, Suite 400
Baltimore, MD 21201
800-233-7201

www.mdlcbalto.org
Protects and advocates for the rights of people with disabilities.

Maryland Coalition for Inclusive Education (MCIE)
7484 Candlewood Road, Suite R
Hanover, MD 21076
800-899-8837

www.mcie.org
Provides advocacy, support and training dedicated to the inclusion of students with disabilities in their neighborhood schools.

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
410-767-6860

www.dhmh.state.md.us
Offers information on state agencies and services within DHMH including the Developmental Disabilities Administration and HealthChoice.

Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council
410-333-3688
800-305-6441


A public policy organization that advocates for the inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life.

Mid-Atlantic Region ADA Information Center
301-217-0124
800-949-4232

www.adainfo.org
Provides information for those who are interested in the developments in the Americans with Disabilities Act.

National Parent Network on Disabilities
202-463-2299

www.npnd.org
Provides a comprehensive source of information for parents, caregivers and advocates on legislative issues, advocacy and parenting issues.

The Parents’ Place of Maryland
801 Cromwell Park Drive, Suite 103
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
410-768-9100
800-394-5694

www.ppmd.org
Provides support and education for parents and families of children with disabilities and special health care needs.

People on the Go of Maryland
The Arc of Prince George’s County
1401 McCormick Drive
Largo, Maryland 20774
301-925-7050

www.thearcmd.org/programs/people_on_the_go.html
A statewide self-advocacy group supported by The Arc of Maryland with local chapters in many communities. They meet to discuss and advocate for issues such as improved transportation, increased employment opportunities and eliminating discrimination against people with disabilities. The Arc of Prince George’s County sponsors a chapter that welcomes new members.

 

Last modified: 10/21/2015 8:27:25 AM