Special Needs

A caregiver is helping a young boy with a physical disability play with plastic block toys.

Washington Area Disability Advocacy and Autism Resources

Advocacy AUTISM SOCIETY OF BALTIMORE-CHESAPEAKE P.O. Box 10822 Baltimore, MD 21234 410-655-7933 baltimoreautismsociety.org The Autism Society of Baltimore-Chesapeake is a volunteer organization founded in 1976. We were created to help serve the autism community in Baltimore. Our organization provides information, advocacy and support for families and individuals. First Maryland Disability …

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9-year-old girl with Down Syndrome with her elementary school teacher

Finding the Perfect Fit for Education How to pick the right school for your child with special needs

  Parents want the best education possible for their children. But when you parent a child with special needs, deciding which school will best support your son or daughter’s needs is not easy. We spoke with educational planning experts who specialize in understanding the academic and social-emotional needs of neurodiverse …

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Camp Pegasus Community Meeting

What Are the Benefits of Special Needs Summer Camps? Summer camps around the mid-Atlantic region offer inclusive and fun programming for kids

  As the chilly winds of winter blow through the mid-Atlantic region, many of us long for the sunny days of summer. For our kids, it’s not only the warmer weather that boosts summer’s appeal. They look forward to swapping school days for pool days at summer camp. Attending summer …

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