Websites of Interest
http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/programs/Pages/Special-Education/info.aspx - Publications and Information from MSDE. This site includes links to different resources including MSDE's Technical Assistance Bulletins and the Parental Rights/Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice
www.marylandlearninglinks.org GET LINKED!!!!! This is a one stop resource for all special education learning. An interactive and engaging site that combines video, polls, question and answer, and presentations. You can join a group that focuses on particular issues, or chat with other parents. Stay current on chages with policy. Try this website out. But be careful it may become your new addiction!!!
http://a4cwsn.com Apps for children with special needs
www.pathfindersforautism.org - Family support and training. Information and resources for children and adults with autism
/instruction/specialeducation/community/partners/Documents/Positive Parenting Tips for Healthy Child Development.pdf -Positive Parenting Tips for Healthy Child Development (Infant-age 5)
Conferences in the Area
Kennedy Krieger Institute, Summer Institute https://www.kennedykrieger.org/sites/default/files/community-related-files/2018-summer-learning-series-training-program-course-catalog-5-18-18.pdf
Turf Valley Resort, Ellicot City, MD Techniques for Success-Strategies for educating students with Down Syndrome and other special needs /instruction/specialeducation/community/Documents/Techniques for Success.htm
Rise to the Challenge-A conference to support grandparents raising grandchildren and other interested individuals. /instruction/specialeducation/community/Documents/Rise to the Challenge.pdf
DORS Pre employment Transition Services-Students Grades 9th-12th grade and their families-/instruction/specialeducation/community/Documents/DORS Carroll County Fall 2018 (1).pdf
CCPS presents Behavior Strategies for students with disabilities-all ages-/instruction/specialeducation/community/Documents/Advertisement Behavior Strategies.pub
Family Support Network
The Carroll County Family Support Network is a group of parents with children who have special needs that shares ideas, resources, and experiences. Events are planned monthly during the school year addressing a variety of topics. Meetings are typically the first Monday of the month at 6 pm at Carroll Springs School. Childcare and food is provided. Times and locations sometimes vary. Please see our schedule below. Please RSVP to Gretchen Rockafellow at 410-751-3620 or firstname.lastname@example.org to attend. All are welcome!
The first meeting of the 2018-2019 school year will be Monday, September 17th from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm. We will be hosting a family picnic. We'll provide chicken nuggets. drinks, and fruit. Please bring a dish to share.
Family Support Network-Activities for parents by parents. An opportunity for parents to network and learn more about special education topics. Childcare provided.
Partners for Success Resource Center
Looking for resources, books, activities, workshops to attend? Partners for Success can help. Click here to link to the Partners for Success webpage.