Maryland Autism Resources

Each state sets eligibility ages for services to children and youth with disabilities.
For current information concerning this state, please contact the office listed under
STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Special Education Services.

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STATE DEPARTMENT OF
EDUCATION:SpecialEducation Services.
STATE VOCATIONAL
Rehabilitation Agency.
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Planning Council.
OFFICE FOR INDIVIDUALS
WITHDisabilities


DISABILITY Organizations

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN
ages 3 through 5.
STATE VOCATIONAL
Special Needs Programs
DISABILITIES
Advocacy  Program
UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED
Programs 
EARLY
Intervention System.
DEPARTMENT OF  MENTAL HEALTH
for children and youth.
CLIENT ASSISTANCE Program. TECHNOLOGY RELATED
Assistance.
PARENTSTraining and
Information Project.
DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL Health  PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN with Special Health Care Needs. PARENT-TEACHER
Association (PTA)

GOVERNOR’S OFFICE FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

Beatrice Rodgers, Director
Governor’s Office for Individuals with Disabilities
One Market Center, Box 10
300 West Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-3435
            (410) 333-3098       (V/TTY)
E-mail: ojd@clark.net

STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: SPECIAL EDUCATION

Carol Ann Baglin, Assistant State Superintendent
Department of Education, Division of Special Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
            (410) 767-0238      

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITES:
AGES 3 THROUGH 5

Lucy Hession, Chief
Program Development and Assistance Branch
Division of Special Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 767-0237      

PROGRAMS FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES:
AGES BIRTH THROUGH 2

Deborah Metzger, Chief
Department of Education
Division of Special Education
200 West Baltimore Street, 4th floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 767-0261      ;             (410) 767-0342      
            (800) 535-0182       (in MD only)

 
STATE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION AGENCY

Robert Burns, Assistant State Superintendent
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Department of Education, Maryland Rehabilitation Center
2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218-1696
            (410) 554-9385      

OFFICE OF STATE COORDINATOR OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION
FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

Diana M. Bailey, CTE Coordinator
Division of Career Technology and Adult Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 767-0531      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH AGENCY

Stuart Silver, M.D., Director
Mental Hygiene Admin.
Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
201 West Preston Street, Room 416A
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 767-6860      

STATE MENTAL HEALTH REPRESENTATIVE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH

Al Zachik, Assistant Director
Division of Child & Adolescent Services
Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
201 West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 767-6649      

STATE MENTAL RETARDATION PROGRAM

Diane Ebberts, Director
Developmental Disabilities Administration
Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
201 West Preston Street
O’Connor Bldg., 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 767-5600      

STATE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PLANNING COUNCIL

Mindy Morrell, Executive Director
MD Developmental Disabilities Council
300 West Lexington Street, Box 10
Baltimore, MD 21201-2323
            (410) 333-3688      

PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY AGENCY

Elizabeth Jones, Director
Maryland Disability Law Center
1800 N. Charles, Suite 204
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 234-2791      

CLIENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Peggy Dew, Director
Client Assistance Program
Department of Education
Division of Rehabilitation Services
2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
            (410) 554-9358      ;             (800) 638-6243      

PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS

Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Children’s Medical Services – Unit 50
20l West Preston Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 225-5580      

STATE EDUCATION AGENCY RURAL REPRESENTATIVE

Jerry White, Chief
Program Administration & Support
Division of Special Education/Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street, 4th floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (410) 767-0249      

DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Attention Deficit Disorder
To identify an ADD group in your state or locality, contact either:Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (CH.A.D.D.)
499 NW 70th Avenue, Suite 101
Plantation, FL 33317
            (954) 587-3700      
            (800) 233-4050       (Voice mail to request information packet)
URL: http://www.chadd.org

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
P.O. Box 972
Mentor, OH 44061
            (216) 350-9595      
            (800) 487-2282       (Voice mail to request information packet)
E-mail: NATLADDA@aol.com
URL: http://www.add.org

Brain Injury
Brain Injury Association of Maryland
Kernan Hospital
2200 Kernan Drive, Suite 810E
Baltimore, MD 21207
            (410) 747-7758      ;             (800) 221-6443       (in MD)

Cerebral Palsy
Mitzi Bernard, Executive Director
United Cerebral Palsy of Southern MD
1616 Forest Drive, Suite 5
Annapolis, MD 21403
            (410) 263-9600      

Epilepsy
Lee Kingham, Executive Director
Epilepsy Association of MD
Hampton Plaza
300 East Joppa Road
Towson, MD 21286
            (410) 828-7700      ;             (800) 492-2523      

Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of MD
76 Cranbrook Road, Suite 300
Cockeysville, MD 21030
            (410) 484-0499      

Mental Health
Linda Raines, Executive Director
Mental Health Association of Maryland
711 West 40th Street, Suite 428
Baltimore, MD 21211
            (410) 235-1178      

Joe Friend, President
The Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Maryland Inc.
711 W. 40th St., Suite 451
Baltimore, MD 21211
            (410) 467-7100      ;             (800) 467-0075      
Mental Retardation
Cristine Boswell Marchand, Executive Director
The Arc of Maryland
49 Old Solomons Island Road, Suite 205
Annapolis, MD 21401
            (410) 571-9320      ;             (410) 974-6139       (In Balt.)

Speech and Hearing
Ray Rembe, President
MD Speech-Language-Hearing Association
P.O. Box 539
Columbia, MD 21045
            (800) 622-6742      

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association of Maryland
600 W. Baker Avenue
Abingdon, MD 21009
            (410) 833-5059      

OTHER DISABILITY ORGANIZATIONS

Jess Hall, President
Easter Seal Society
3104 Timanus Lane, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21244
            (410) 298-0991      

UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED PROGRAM

Gary W. Goldstein, M.D., President
The Kennedy Krieger Institute
Contact:             (410) 550-9483      ,             (410)550-8446      , or             (800)873-3377      
707 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205-1890

TECHNOLOGY-RELATED ASSISTANCE

Mary Brady, Executive Director
Maryland Technology Assistance Program
Office for Individuals with Disabilities
One Market Center, Box 10
300 W. Lexington Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-3435
            (410) 333-4975       (V/TTY)
            (800) TECH-TAP      
E-mail: mdtap@clark.net
URL: http://www.mdtap.org

PARENT TRAINING & INFORMATION PROJECT

Susan Kierson, Director
Parents Place of MD, Inc.
7257 Parkway Drive, Suite 210
Hanover, MD 21076-1306
            (410) 712-0900      
E-mail: parplace@aol.com
URL: http://www.somerset.net/ParentsPlace

PARENT-TO-PARENT

Mona Freedman, Coordinator
Family Support Network/Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program
Department of Education
Division of Special Education
200 West Baltimore Street, 4th floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
            (800) 535-0182      

PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION (PTA)

John R. Allen III, President
Maryland Congress of Parents and Teachers
3121 St. Paul Street, Suite 25
Baltimore, MD 21218
            (410) 235-7290      



Maryland Web

Community
Maryland State and Local Government
Crime
Baltimore Regional Office of Citizens Against Crime, Inc.
Peace and Conflict Resolution
Center for Conflict Resolution
Montgomery County Committee on Hate Violence
Worcester Mentoring and Conflict Resolution Services
Disability Information
Baltimore Association for Retarded Citizens (BARC)
Chimes
Kids on the Block Inc.
Learning Independence Through Computers, Inc. (LINC)
Self Help for Hard of Hearing People Montgomery County
United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Maryland
American Music Therapy AssociationFamily and Parenting
RESOLVE of Maryland
SPARK (Single Parents Raising Kids, Inc.)
Children and Youth
Baltimore Area Council, BSA
Big Brothers of the National Capitol Area
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Lower Eastern Shore
Bowie Boys and Girls Club
Culpepper County 4-H
DelMarva Council Boy Scouts of America
Leaders for the 21st Century, Inc.
Manhattan Beach Civic Association
Maryland 4-H Center
Wood To Wonderful
Y.E.S. Inc.
Computers and Technology
Learning Independence Through Computers, Inc. (LINC)
Maryland Computers Professionals for Social ResponibilityEducation
Baltimore Reads Adult Literacy
Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer (FUSE) Outreach Initiative
PROED Group, Inc.
Community Service (Volunteering)
Shore C.A.N.Homelessness, Housing and Poverty
Action for the Homeless
Christmas in April Carroll County
Habitat for Humanity of Talbot County
Housing Unlimited, Inc
Montgomery County Habitat for Humanity
Prince George’s County Habitat for Humanity
Health
Brain Injury Association of Maryland
Brook Lane Health Services
Combined Health Agencies of Maryland
Endometriosis Association Support Group of Baltimore
Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore
Frederick County Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation
Maryland Poison Center
United Cerebral Palsy of Southern Maryland, Inc.
United Scleroderma Foundation, Southern Maryland Chapter
Safety
Cabin John Volunteer Fire Department
College Park Volunteer Fire Department
Hyattesville Volunteer Fire Department
Recovery, Addiction, and Abuse
Alcoholics Anonymous – West Baltimore
Howard County Sexual Assault Center
Montgomery County Community Partnership
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Howard Country


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