PPMD LEADers Training Coming to the Eastern Shore

The LEADers Program provides parents with the information they need to be involved in special education and health-related issues around the state. This program also gives families the tools they need to be a voice for their own children and other children in the community. Applicants must be family members of children with disabilities living […]

PPMD pleased to host Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference

A Wrightslaw training program featuring Pete Wright, Esq., sponsored by The Parents’ Place of Maryland. One-day special education law and advocacy programs focusing on four areas: Special education law, rights and responsibilities Tests and measurements to measure progress & regression SMART IEPs Introduction to tactics & strategies for effective advocacy Wrightslaw programs are designed to […]

Welcome our newest staff member, Mariela!

Please join us in welcoming Mariela Pijem, our Latino Outreach Coordinator. Mariela comes to us from Puerto Rico via New Mexico where she has worked extensively with outreach, training, and support of Spanish speaking families. She has worked in the field for over ten years helping families wherever they are in their journey by providing […]

MARYLAND FAMILIES REPORT ON THE STATE OF THE STATE For Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

The Parents’ Place of Maryland (PPMD) is the statewide special education and health information center. Our mission is to empower families as advocates and partners in improving education and health outcomes for their children with disabilities and special health care needs. There are so many people who made this report possible. The families who took […]

Family to Family Health Information Grant

The Parents’ Place of MD is excited to announce that we have been awarded the Family to Family Health Information grant from Maternal Child Health Bureau in the Health Resources and Services Administration for the next four years. This grant will help us continue to support families who have children and youth with special health […]

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