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Have you seen the new ads? A new campaign using comical labels is intended to encourage employers to ignore labels when hiring people with disabilities. The ads are being financed largely by agencies in 30 states that provide employment services as well as health and human services to their citizens who are disabled. What do you think of the ads?
The ads were featured in an…Continue
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Parental Rights: Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice
The guide has been revised to provide a full explanation of parental rights for children/students receiving services through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and for children and families receiving early intervention services through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
Derechos de Padres: Informativo de Garantias Legales del Estado de…Continue
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Even if your child does not have a set at home, it's likely that you have seen the toy at the focus of the latest recall: Snap beads. Below is the recall flyer with details. Aunque si su hijo no tenga este juguete, hay probable que usted lo ha visto. A continuación esta el folleto.
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As many of you are aware, earlier this year, DDA discontinued the Rolling Access funding program. DDA is now instituting a new program, similar to rolling access, called LISS. There are two agencies in our
region which will be working with the LISS program - these are the Arc of PG County, and Maryland Community Connection. Here is the link to Maryland Community Connection, which explains the program. From their website, you can access more information and an application:…
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The Winter Edition 2009-2010 Family Support Network Newsletter is now available! Click here or image below to download it. This edition features upcoming opportunities and events, MCITP news on program expansion, emergency resources for families, "What Every Parent Should Know About Lead", and more! Check it out!
La edición del invierno del boletín de La Red de Apoyo Familiar ya esta disponible--…
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The following documents may be helpful when it comes time to weigh your options for services for your family. As always, do not hesitate to let us know if you have any questions!
The MSDE “Family Guide to Next Steps” is now available online in 14 different languages: Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, French, Gujarati, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Urdu, and Vietnamese!! Here’s the link:…
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I found this Magna novel called " With The Light" It is about a family who is raising an autistic child. I read through the first phase and on the last page the little boy finally looked at his mom and said "mommy." I don't know why but it just triggered something in side of me and I can't stop crying....
This book it just made me see. Like I have talked to other moms and seen a lot of other children but to read this book that so bluntly illustrates what my life has been…
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