This is an excellent website developed through a partnership between the Maryland Department of Education Division of Special Education and Early Intervention Services and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education. It is a resource for providers and families with children with disabilities. This website is filled with information for parents of children birth through age 5. Within the website, you will find explanations of the IFSP and IEP processes, links to specific resources, and an online forum for families to network and share. Very easy to navigate.
This is a website designed for those who care for children from birth through age three. It provides information about child growth and development and provides ideas for fun, age appropriate activities.
More resources to come
Positive Parenting Tips for Healthy Child Development (Infant-age 5): /instruction/specialeducation/community/partners/Documents/Positive Parenting Tips for Healthy Child Development.pdf
MSDE surveys for Birth to 3 students will be coming to you in the next several weeks. Surveys are due back to MSDE by November 9, 2018. These surveys help Maryland and Carroll County plan workshops, trainings and education for parents, teachers and community members. Please take 15 minutes to fill out the survey. Frequently Asked Question document can be found here: /instruction/specialeducation/community/partners/Documents/2018-2019 Family Survey FAQ.pdf
Resources for parents:
Save the Dates
Save the dates for the 2018-2019 school year for the following Family Support Network Nights. These are typically held from 6:00-7:30 at Carroll Springs Elementary, dinner and childcare will be provided for most nights (please check back to this site and look for emails as the presentation night approaches). For more information on the topics please email Tammy Chisholm at email@example.com
November 12th-Fall Fest-currently advertised, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
December 3-Sensory Santa
February 11-IEP Topics
March 11-Communication needs
April 3-Behavior/Sensory topic
May 20-End of Year Picnic
*Please continue to check back on this site and look for emails about each night's presentation. Topics are subject to change depending on availability of presenters. As the winter season approaches please also be aware that the cancellation/early dismissal policy for schools will effect cancellation of that night's presentation.
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