11 Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council




Side by Side: Providing child care for children with disabilities alongside typically-developing peers
Two new inclusive child care videos have just been released! View and share! They are a part of our ongoing efforts to increase access to child care for children with disabilities.

Building the Future, Now! If you missed these webinars find links here:

Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE): New Opportunities to Save for Disability-Related Expenses

Post Secondary Options for Transitioning Youth and a comprehensive FAQ’s generated from the webinar!

Making Inclusive Child Care a Reality

The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council Seeks Expert Consultant to Develop Measurable Goals, Logic Model and Evaluation Plan. Click here to view the Council’s current Goals, Objectives, and Activities. Proposals are due November 30, 2015.


December 3rd 2:00 – 3:00 free webinar! Effective Practices for Employment Preparation and Support for Youth with Disabilities
Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

January 12, 2016 10:00 a.m.-noon Register now for “Creating Community” webinar with Kathie Snow. Contact 410-726-4203 for more information or email andrea.jones@maryland.gov
Sponsored by the Eastern Shore Regional Office of the Developmental Disabilities Administration.

Are you a parent of a child with disabilities? Develop a better understanding of special education and health advocacy to make a difference in the lives of families of children with disabilities and apply for LEADers Training with Parents Place of Maryland. Applications are being accepted NOW for the 6-session course starting February 6th. Contact Kelly Meissner at kelly@ppmd.org for more information or complete the application here.

Every month should be National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Celebrate with the October issue of Council Connection! Find resources, tools and tips to take action and to raise awareness!



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