Maryland Learning Links provides information and resources for providers and families of children with disabilities from birth to 21
Maryland State Department of Education Division of Early Intervention and Special Education
Maryland State Department of Education Publications and Information for providers and families of children and students with disabilities
provides services to children, adults and families of differing abilities that focus on inclusive communities and educational opportunities through training, advocacy and education.
is the U.S. Department of Justice website that provides information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Arc Maryland is the largest statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to the rights and quality of life of persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc Maryland does this this through public policy, advocacy, public awareness, training, and membership support.
Autism Connect is an online resource that will assist families and providers in locating and securing resources for individuals with autism.
Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004 is a site devoted to the Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education, and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities.
Disability Rights Maryland
is Maryland’s designated Protection & Advocacy agency (formerly known as “Maryland Disability Law Center”). DRM provides free legal services to Marylanders of any age with all types of disabilities.
Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program (MITP) directs a family-centered system of early intervention services for young children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families. Services are provided through 24 local Infants and Toddlers Programs throughout Maryland.
Maryland Preschool Special Education Services
Maryland School for the Deaf
provides services for children birth-5 with a diagnosed hearing loss. They have a home visit program as well as center-based services.
Maryland School for the Blind
provides comprehensive services for children and youth with visual impairments from infancy to age 21.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) aims to improve results and outcomes for people with disabilities of all ages.
PACER Center (Champions for Children with Disabilities Center) enhances the quality of life and expands opportunities for children, youth, and young adults with disabilities and their families so each person can reach his or her potential.
Parents' Place of Maryland
serves as Maryland’s Parent Training and Information Center and Family-to-Family Health Information Center. The organization’s mission is to empower families as advocates and partners in improving education and health outcomes for their children with disabilities and special health care needs.
Pathfinder for Autism was established in 2000 by parents of children with autism. The organization works to support and improve the lives of individuals with autism through expansive, individualized programming, and by providing resources, training, information and activities free of charge.