Johnstown, PA 15906
This location houses the Alternative School & Family Based Mental Health Services &The Family Center.ACRP MISSION STATEMENT Everyday in our region there are children who struggle with abuse; neglect or psychological and emotional disorders that keep them from living a normal happy life. It is the mission of The Alternative Community Resource Program to respond to the needs of such children and their families. ACRP works as an alternative to placement while providing comprehensive programs and treatment to address emotional; behavioral; and academic issues. This service spectrum includes treatment for adults through our Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic. At ACRP Individuals are afforded the opportunity for personal growth and development regardless of race; color; gender; religion; or sexual orientation. Since 1989 we have upheld our commitment to meeting the needs of the children and families we serve.
Severna Park, MD 21146
Our group is dedicated to the advocacy and developmental needs of children who have beendiagnosed with Asperger Syndrome.We meet monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7-9pm (during the school year and excluding December).We meet on the 2nd floor of the office building at St. Martin in the Field Church; located at 375 Benfield Blvd in Severna Park; Maryland. Our meetings are open to the public; free of charge; registration free; and; best of all; we welcome everyone who has an interest in Aspergers Syndrome to attend.
77 West Street; Suite 300
Annapolis, MD 21401
Arundel Child Care Connections, Inc. (ACCC) is a not-for-profit community service organization that is dedicated to ensuring that ALL children in Anne Arundel County have access to healthy, safe and nurturing environments. This is accomplished through creating connections with families, child care professionals, businesses, and community organizations to help educate and promote the importance of quality child care.
We offer valuable training and support services for new and established child care programs and provide parents with information on evaluating and choosing quality child care, as well as resources on various parenting issues. Please browse through the information and resources we offer on our website. Feel free to contact us with any questions and/or comments.
Auntie Em’s Recovery Corner is a new peer support discussion board where folks can come together to share and discuss; thoughts; opinions and suggestions concerning various topics of recovery. Our host Emily Hoffman (otherwise known as Auntie Em) will present bi-weekly topics regarding a theme of recovery. Anyone with computer access can post their responses by sharing personal experiences; ideas and reactions. Your comments will be posted on-line at the link listed below. Replies and comments should lead to an exciting and spirited conversation.
Salisbury, MD 21804
The ACES Support Group serves the Wicomico County parents of special needs children. Our group has served area families for the past eight years. During that time we have provided the following services: Monthly Support Group with Childcare; Education Folder with Community Resources; IEP Assistance and Advocacy; Funding Trainings/Conferences; Community Awareness at Various Events; Funding for Hippotherapy; Lending Library; and Phone Support. Open to parents; teachers; siblings; and those with developmental disabilities. ACES is available for any age group from birth to adult.
Bowie, MD 20716
Autism Community Enterprises, Inc. mission is to assist youth and young adults with Autism and Intellectual Developmental Disabilities achieve their highest learning potential by enhancing life skills, social skills, and practical living skills which will be achieved through community based learning experiences and programs to enable this population of young adults to become productive members in today's society.
Baltimore, MD 21234
A support group for teenage siblings of individuals on the autism spectrum is held the first Thursday of most months at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital; 1708 W. Rogers Avenue; Baltimore 21209. Join us for a break-out session for teenage siblings of individuals with autism. These get-togethers are a chance for teens to get to know other siblings and to have some fun; with games and snacks provided. Parents can attend our regular support group while their children enjoy time with their peers. If you will be bringing your teen; please register them by emailing email@example.com so we can be sure to have enough goodies for them! Check out our website calendar to confirm dates for the sibling support group meetings: http://www.baltimoreautismsociety.org/calendar-of-events/or call our info line at 410-655-7933.
California, MD 20619
The Autism Spectrum Support Group of Southern Maryland provides support and information to families of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in the Southern Maryland region. The Support Group offers a website; a forum; monthly meetings; newsletters; a Facebook page; a Twitter feed; camp scholarships; and workshops.
Prince Fredrick, MD 20678
In 2003; a group of Calvert County parents decided to form a parent advocacy group to help families coping with the challenges of raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Since January 2004; the Autism-Asperger Association of Calvert County; Inc. (AAACC) has held monthly educational meetings during the school year for parents and other interested individuals. Topics have included educational strategies; speech and language therapy; recreational opportunities and services provided by the Calvert County Health Department; the Calvert County Public Schools and the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Rehabilitative Services (DORS). Other meeting topics ranged from estate planning to medical interventions such as the DAN! protocol. Future AAACC meeting topics will include changes to special education law; understanding & preparing for successful IEP meetings; transition into adult life and a variety of other topics to assist families in their search for information; resources and programs for children & adults on the autism spectrum. Meetings are held in Prince Frederick and are open to the public. The AAACC is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. All donations and membership fees are tax deductible. Members receive referrals to agencies and health care professionals; parent-to-parent referrals; access to the AAACC lending library and assistance in preparing for IEP meetings.
Ocean Pines, MD 21811
By developing partnerships with local government agencies and businesses; our non-profit 501C3 organization can help families with children on the autistic spectrum in Worcester County; MD and surrounding areas through providing services such as family support; local resource guidance; community awareness programs and financial therapeutic funding.
Towson, MD 21286
AARG! is what parents say when they realize that their child with autism will someday become an adult with autism. AARG is a work-group of BCC-ASA. We are parents of transition age youth and adults with autism spectrum disorders and the professionals who work with them. We provide information about living and work options currently available for adults with ASD; however our goal is to work towards improvement in the capacity and quality of services in Maryland. AARG is not a support group; but we learn from and support each other.
Buford, GA 30518
Dr. Erica Kasler provides compassionate therapy and comprehensive evaluations to children; teens; and adults with a variety of mental health concerns including anxiety; depression; autism; ADHD; and behavioral disorders.
Baltimore, MD 21212
FREE support group for caregivers of children who have been recently (within the last 6 months) with Asperger's Disorder or PDD NOS. ONSITE childcare is provided. It will begin on Thursdays in June from 5:30-7pm. Participants will have the opportunity to share their experience in a supportive and therapeutic environment; learn strategies to cope effectively with the challenges of parenting; and gain knowledge about resources and other supports in the area.
Lanham, MD 20706
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD); is a national non-profit; tax-exempt (Section 501 (c) (3) ) organization providing education; advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD. In addition to our informative Web site; CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances; medications and treatments affecting individuals with AD/HD. These materials include Attention! magazine; the CHADD Information and Resource Guide to AD/HD; News From CHADD; a free electronically mailed current events newsletter; as well as other publications of specific interest to educators; professionals and parents.
At Child Centered Solutions, we are committed to whole child teaching and learning. We know that intervention should be tailored to fit the needs of the individual child, while still incorporating family goals. We are more than Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), but interventionists that target the whole child. All services are provided by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). We invite you to learn more about Child Centered Solutions and discover a service provider built for you.
A great program for kids with special/developmental needs is starting a new semester. Registration for the Children's Developmental Clinic is now open. The program runs on Saturday mornings from September 21st to November 16th.
Children receive one-on-one therapeutic sessions with trained clinicians that cover language, social and motor skills each Saturday for 2 hours. Parents get respite, education and fellowship. The University of Maryland program accepts kids from 4 years old to 12. Children as young as 6 months old can attend the clinic at the Prince George’s Community College in Largo.
For information and registration, parents can come to the University of Maryland School of Public Health building on Saturday, September 7 or Saturday, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am. The whole semester costs just over $300, and financial aid may be available. The building can be challenging to find, so getting on campus early is helpful. Payments are accepted by check on site.
If you or a family you know could benefit from the program, or they have any questions, please contact(202 903-5178; firstname.lastname@example.org), the parent liaison for the clinic at the University of Maryland, or call the clinic office at 301 546-0519.
Severna Park, MD 21146
There are a wide variety of programs offered at the Cisco Center for pre-school and elementary aged children. Some of these are: Pre-K Early Intervention; Art: Sensory/Fine Motor/Language; Family and Child Advocacy; Father’s Group; Motor/Language Group (P.E.); Parent Workshops; Parents’ Night Out; Toddler Time; Social/Language Groups; Picky Eaters Clinic; Speech/Language Therapy; Occupational Therapy; Music Therapy; Dance/Movement Therapy.