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- Baltimore County Public Schools Office of Special Education
The mission of the Office of Special Education is to support the schools in providing a quality and individualized education for all eligible students (birth-21) requiring special education services. This support will develop the content knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable students with disabilities to reach their maximum potential as responsible, productive citizens and life-long learners.
- MSDE - Special Education - Learn more about the Maryland State Department of Education.
- Parents Place Maryland
The Parents' Place of Maryland is a non-profit family-centered organization. Our sole purpose is to enhance the lives of persons with disabilities. We are here to serve the parents of children with disabilities throughout Maryland, regardless of the nature of their child's disability or the age of their child. We know that all parents want their children to participate as fully as possible in home, school, and community life. We also serve the greater Internet community by providing these web pages of information helpful for anyone with a child in special education.
- IDEA Practices Educational Development Center
The ASPIIRE and ILIAD IDEA Partnerships are leadership initiatives of the Council for Exceptional Children. Funding comes from the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs.
- Maryland Youth Leadership Forum
The MD/YLF is a unique career and leadership program for high school students with disabilities who are in their final two years of high school. The weeklong residential program is typically held on a college campus, giving students a taste of dorm life while offering opportunities for them to increase their independence. Students meet and develop friendships with other students from across the state while cultivating their leadership skills and gaining valuable career information and guidance. For information please call 301-277-2839.
Revised November 8, 2011