Resources for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Their Families
Providence Center is committed to enriching the lives of the men and women we serve. Below you’ll find resources for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, their family members, and the community-at-large. We hope this information is helpful to you.
Please note: We do not accept any requests or submissions from any business, agency or party to be included on this page.
Advocacy for Children and Youth provides advocacy and impact data as well as personalized stories to help tell the story of Maryland’s children in a simple way. This information is often used by state agencies, legislators and our fellow advocates.
People On the Go (POG) is a group of advocates with intellectual and developmental challenges who use their voices to be heard and recognized.
TASH works to advance inclusive communities through advocacy, research, professional development, policy, and information and resources for parents, families, and advocates.
Envisioning the Future: Allies in Self-Advocacy
Allies in Self-Advocacy shares information and resources on ways to strengthen self-advocacy efforts at both the state and national level.
Assistive Technology: Loans, Acquisitions, Services, and Training, Inc. (AT:LAST, Inc.) is a non-profit organization endeavoring to eliminate barriers to the acquisition and effective use of assistive technology (AT) products and services.
MATN is a professional learning community of educators and families that share information around assistive technology (AT).
The Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MDTAP) is a program to enhance the lives of all Marylanders with disabilities, older Marylanders, and their families by helping support access to assistive technology (AT) devices and services.
Caring 4 Our Kids is a resource for parents of kids with ASD.
National Autism Center is an Autism resource for families.
Operation Autism is a resource guide for military families
This initiative offers families ways to overcome common challenges and simplify everyday activities.
College database for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
MSDE provides leadership, support, and accountability for effective systems of public education, library services, and rehabilitation services.
Maryland Learning Links
Maryland Learning Links is a resource for educators and families about issues related to special education and early intervention.
Affordable colleges for students with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Guidebook on how to deal with bullying.
FAMILY & CHILDREN
Family Voices provides families with tools to make informed decisions, advocate for improved public and private policies, build partnerships among professionals and families, and serve as a resource on health care.
Ability path is a resource website for parents
Resources for those who care for others with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
All the information you will need to open an ABLE account.
Trust services that protect, manage and use trust assets for their beneficiaries all while preserving the individual’s benefits eligibility.
The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council’s Futures and Estate Planning Guide for families of children and adults with developmental disabilities
A guide which provides a detailed walkthrough of discounts and special offers for individuals with disabilities.
Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits.
Alliance of disability attorneys that support the legal and financial decisions of individuals with disabilities and their families.
Individual housing rights for those with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD)
DHCD manages rental, homeownership and other housing-related programs in Maryland.
Statewide Rental Housing Locator
The Locator is a free service that searches for rental properties throughout Maryland, providing a multitude of important information about each unit. The site provides helpful tools for renters such as an affordability calculator.
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s online housing search tool.
INTELLECTUAL / DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AGENCIES
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC provides resources and information on protecting health and promoting quality of life through the prevention and control of disease, injury, and disability.
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH)
DHMH provides and monitors health care services and programs for the state of Maryland.
My Health Care Notebook
A systematic guide that shows parents of children with children with Special Health Care Needs how to create a health care notebook.
Rehabilitation Research & Training Center on Aging with Developmental Disabilities (RRTCADD)
RRTCADD provides information and resources on aging with developmental disabilities, age friendly environments, health promotion, and family support.
Lollipop Kids Foundation’s equipment closet functions to collect outgrown/no longer needed DME, refurbish it, and match it to a child in need.
STATE AND LOCAL
Transportation service available to MTA-certified Mobility customers who meet the eligibly requirements.
Apply for Mobility Services in Anne Arundel County.
Toll-Free helpline for passengers with disabilities and medical conditions that provide information to those who need extra assistance before traveling.
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