CDSPG is excited to offer public speaking / leadership class to our self-advocates. Self-advocates 14-30 years old are invited to join this six-week class to develop their public speaking skills and have fun! Two instructors from ArtStream will be offering interactive activities and fun exercises to gain confidence and prepare for a speech.
The University of Texas team of copywriters and data analysts have spent the last 2 years compiling an educational hub around Special Education.
Just for adult siblings, this toolkit is designed to jump start conversations with parents about becoming more involved in their brother or sister’s life.
Siblings can use this information to be an effective advocate and perhaps, caregiver, after their parents are no longer able.
The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council’s mission is to advance the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life by eliminating barriers, creating opportunities, empowering people, and promoting innovation.
Rethinking College is a 25 minute ﬁlm produced by Think College that explores the growing movement to include students with intellectual disabilities in higher education.
A get-to-know-me sheet or all-about-me sheet gives teachers and support service providers a snapshot of your child, who they are, what they like and how they learn best.
Theses videos address the challenges and benefits of including children with disabilities in child care, and are a new resource available to child care providers, families, trainers, and others.
Advocates for state legislative priorities on behalf of individuals with Down syndrome in Maryland.
Helping Individuals with disabilities become active members of their communities
Online resource that promotes the full and authentic inclusion of people with disabilities in their school and communities through education and advocacy.
Publishes books about special needs for parents, teachers, professionals
Promotes inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our stories and photos show people achieving independence, contributing to their communities, enjoying life.
Advocates and finds families for orphans with Down syndrome and other special needs by raising funds for adoption grants and promoting awareness through an online community, media communications, and other events.
Provides information to birth families who may be seeking alternatives to parenting as they prepare for the arrival of their child. Making an adoption plan for a child with Down syndrome is a loving choice and can be the right choice for some families.
Job training and supports by county
Employment Information for Job Seekers with Disabilities
Challenging the community to acknowledge the value and equality of people of all abilities