Camp Fairlee provides a safe and accessible camp experience where campers are challenged to discover their full potential, acquire new skills, and make new and lasting friendships while under the guidance of trained and qualified staff. While campers enjoy their time at Camp Fairlee, their families are able to take a much needed break from caregiving.
Provides services for adults and children with disabilities, respite care, vocation network, military health clinic, and head start in DC, Maryland and Virginia.
The annual Techniques for Success conference provides practical strategies for educating students with Down syndrome and other special needs.
Website for parents, educators, physicians, mental-health and other professionals interested in persons with Down syndrome and coexisting behavioral and mental health needs. The site will support people wishing to learn more about medical, behavioral, social and mental health issues. You will take away practical how-to guidelines for improved understanding, management, treatment planning…and more!
A resource to help adults and children with Ds get better sleep.
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.