• 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.