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Resources

The listings on this page are organized by category and you can use the following links to get to quickly navigate to that section. The sections are Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Harford County and General Resources - resources that are not specific to a locale. While we make every effort to keep these resource links updated, it is possible that links may become inactive.

Baltimore City

The Arc Baltimore
The Arc provides an array of services, programs and resources for people with disabilities. Check out their county specific site above. Services offered: supported Employment, Residential, Day Habilitation Program, Family and Individual Support Services, Services for Children, Foster care, Respite care, sports leisure and recreation, advocacy and parent educational services.

Caring Communities.Inc
Offers disabilities related trainings, education, publications, and events for the benefit of children and adults with disabilities, their families and caregivers as well as health care and education professionals.

Baltimore City Senior Information & Assistance Office
Commission on Aging and Retirement Education (CARE)
410-396-2273

The Downtown Sailing Center Baltimore
410-727-0722
The Downtown Sailing Center is a volunteer-driven organization that instills confidence, teamwork and a sense of community through educational and recreational sailing programs.? We are committed to providing access to these life enriching programs to everyone in the greater Baltimore area, especially youth and those with disabilities or limited opportunity.

The Hearing and Speech Agency
speech language evaluation and therapy, audiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, sign language interpreting, sign language classes, oral interpreting, oral preschool education, special education and other related services and programs for children and adults who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have speech/language disorders, autism or other communication impairments.

Kennedy Krieger Institute
Dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities through patient care, special education, reseArch and professional training.

The League for People with Disabilities
Adult Day Program, Camping and Therapeutic Recreation, Aquatics, Fitness, Leisure, Residential Summer Camp, Medical Day Program, Autism Services, and Assisted Travel & Vacations.

Make Studio
443-627-3502
Make Studio's mission is to provide multimodal visual arts programming, including sales & exhibition opportunities, to adults with disabilities in a supportive and inclusive environment. Make Studio is motivated by a consideration of quality of life for and a celebration of the whole person, and the understanding that art does not exist in a vacuum. Make believes that providing avenues for communication, connection, and empowerment to artists with disabilities equally benefits the individual and the community.

Mayor's Commission on Disabilities
Use this link to find information on disability services, service providers and important organizational links. Of interest are the resource links in the lower hand right column.

Maryland's State Health Improvement Process (SHIP) - Baltimore City office
410-396-2273
Click here to read about the SHIP program

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Baltimore County

The Arc
Services offered: supported Employment, Residential, Day Habilitation Program, Family and Individual Support Services, Services for Children, Foster care, Respite care, sports leisure and recreation, advocacy and parent educational services.

Baltimore County Senior Information & Assistance Office
Baltimore County Department of Aging
410-887-2594

Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities
Here you will find links to disability services and organization links in Baltimore County. The Commission's main phone number is 410-887-3580

Family Navigator - Baltimore County
410-252-4700 extension 265
Email: Family-Navigator@cc-md.org
Baltimore County Family Navigator Services are free to parents and caregivers of children with intensive needs related to behavioral/mental health or developmental disabilities. Family Navigators offer support and guidance while helping families identify their strengths and challenges, find resources, and develop a plan of action.

Maryland's State Health Improvement Process (SHIP) - Baltimore County office
410-887-2059
Click here to read about the SHIP program

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Harford County

The Arc
The Arc provides an array of services, programs and resources for people with disabilities.

Harford County Commission on Disabilities
Here you will find links to disability services and organization links in Harford County.

Harford County Senior Information &qamp; Assistance Office
Senior Center, Office on Aging & Transportation Services
410-638-3025

Maryland's State Health Improvement Process (SHIP) - Harford County office
410-887-2059
Click here to read about the SHIP program

Partners for Success Resource Center
Established as a part of the Harford County Public Schools System (HCPS) School system, the goal of Partners for Success is to provide knowledge and essential skills fundamental to parents and professionals working together as equal partners in the educational decision making process.
253 Paradise Road, Aberdeen, Md. 21001
410-638-3025

The Ticket to Work Program
The Ticket to Work program of Harford County helps people who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) go to work. The Social Security Administration (SSA) developed the program because many people with disabilities want to become employed.

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General Resources

Abilities Network
Provides services to children, adults and families of individuals with disabilities throughout Maryland. All of the services are individualized and are focus in the community. They are educational, referral, training and/or counseling services.

Alliance, Inc.
Services offered : Supported Employment, Family and Individual Support Services, Community Supported Living Arrangements, Vocational Evaluations, Vocational/Situational Assessments, Transitioning Youth, Adult Education, Services for Children, and more.

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
The Dept. of Rehabilitation Services website guides individuals with disabilities to employment and independent living services. Maryland's employers can find prescreened, qualified job applicants. DORS also serves Maryland citizens who file Social Security Claims.

Maryland Department of Disabilities

Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MDTAP)

Maryland Transitioning Youth
The Maryland Transitioning Youth Website for is for families and youth with disabilities. Here you will find information and resources for transition planning, postsecondary education, employment services and much more.

Thinkcollege.net
Thinnkcollege.net is a wonderful resource for providing college options for people with intellectual disabilities

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