Impact

The Parents’ Place helps a lot of families across the state of Maryland through workshops, resources, and partnerships. Here are some numbers that showcase our work and the families we have assisted.

10,093
Families

with children of special needs and professionals received information, training, and support

397
Professional
Partnerships

Support. Inform. Empower.

8,548

parents and professionals across the state improved their knowledge & skills about special eduaction and health care through…

71 workshops

10 conferences

8 teleconferences

With the information I learned through the Health LEADers program, I was able to talk to my insurance company about my child’s therapy coverage and they reversed their decision!

456

APPROPRIATE SERVICES

IEP MEETINGS, mediations, and other educational or health-related meetings were attended to help parents obtain more appropriate services for their children.

315,000

INFORMATION

INFORMATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, were sent out statewide to parents and professional.

136

LEADERSHIP

Parents built LEADERSHIP SKILLS, through four parent training programs.

WE SERVE ALL MARYLAND COUNTIES AND BALTIMORE CITY

Survey says…

98%

Families say they feel more confident and empowered to get appropriate services and make educated decisions because of the help received from PPMD

99%

Provided information needed to make decisions about child’s education.

Child has received more appropriate services by utilizing the information provided by PPMD.

100%

Provided RELEVANT information needed to make decisions about child’s education.

Became more KNOWLEDGEABLE about how to work with the schools from information received from PPMD.

From the information received from PPMD, were able to work with the school to address a CRITICAL NEED related to child’s education.

*Based on Annual Individual Assistance Survey for Parents