Maryland ABLE User’s Guide
This guide was written to help you understand Maryland ABLE. It is a resource developed by the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council. Understand the Maryland ABLE program so you can know if it is right for you!
Social Story: Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine
The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute is part of a national collaboration to create a virtual “Center for Dignity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities.” The Center created the attached plain language social story regarding getting the vaccine.
Supported Decision Making for People with Disabilities
Watch this webinar on Supported Decision Making for People with Disabilities presented by Yetta Myrick, PPMD’s Health Information and Communications Specialist, sponsored by the Maryland Hub for Inclusive Higher Education. Also find related resources below.
Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities
Watch our webinar about Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities to learn about the importance of discussing sexuality, comprehensive sex education, sexual development, and more with your children and adolescents.
GOT Transition Webinar Healthcare Webinar & Companion Fact Sheet
Watch this PPMD webinar with GOT Transition for helpful resources on healthcare transition for your youth on PPMD’s YouTube channel, it includes the exciting new Health Care Transition Readiness Assessment for Students with an IEP! Use this companion fact sheet for all the helpful links.
Taking Charge of My Health Care Toolkits
This toolkit from the Oregon Office on Disability and Health is designed to provide self-advocates with the knowledge, skills and tools to learn about how to best advocate for their health and health care.
Medical ID: Guide to Use this Feature on Phones
Medicaid and Military Families
Children with disabilities in military families, if qualified, can get benefits from BOTH Medicaid and TRICARE. Learn about the options.
Finding Adult Providers
Looking for a healthcare provider for transition to adulthood is vital. This factsheet offers key questions to consider, and to ask, while on your search.
The Role of School Nurses in Transition Planning
The nurse can be a vital member of the IEP team. This short video explains their role in the development of the IEP.
Maryland Medicaid Home and Community-Based Long Term Care Services
This guide describes the range of home and community-based services available through Medicaid and can help consumers, families, and health care professionals make informed decisions about long-term care services.
Questions to ask when contacting your insurance company about therapy/habilitative services for your child
In this document you will find information on how to make sure your child has a supportive health care team that meets your child’s needs. It also covers how to make improvements by talking to your child’s doctor.
Maryland Oral Health Resource Guide
In this document you will find a list affordable dental care services organized by county for Maryland.
Maryland Health Connection
This link will take you to the Maryland Health Connection website.