Self-Care Resources

Watch this PPMD webinar for helpful tips about taking care of yourself during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Use these companion tip sheets and resources.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Take Care of Yourself: Self-Care Webinar PDF Self-Care Resources PDF Recursos de autocuidado PDF Self-Care Resources - Russian PDF Self-Care Resources - Haitian Creole PDF Self-Care Resources - French PDF Self-Care Resources - Chinese PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness - Chinese PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness - French PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness - Haitian Creole PDF Reflective Questions for Mindfulness - Russian
Specially Designed Instruction with Maryland State Department of Education Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services

Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) for students with disabilities is made up of unique supports and services that are included with the Individual Education Program (IEP) to enable them to access and make progress in general education. SDI may not be the same for every student. It is created to suit each student’s individual needs. Learn about SDI with this video in collaboration with the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Specially Designed Instruction w/ MSDE Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services
Telehealth: What is it and Why is it Important?

Watch this webinar to learn the importance of Telehealth from PPMD and Dr. Debbie Badawi from the University of Maryland Department of Pediatrics.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Pre Employment Transition Services

Learn about Pre-Employment Transition Services from PPMD and the Maryland State Department of Education Division of Rehabilitation.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
How to do an Early Intervention Referral

Watch this webinar to learn how to make an early intervention referral.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Are You Connected?

Watch this webinar to learn about data, cellular, broadband, what it means to be connected, and more you need to know as our world continues to work virtually.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
PPMD 30th Anniversary Open Houses

Learn about the various services PPMD has to offer and who PPMD is based on the following categories:

Early Childhood

Spanish Speaking Families

History of PPMD

Transition

School Age Children

 

Resource: PPMD Webinar PPMD Virtual Open House: Early Childhood PPMD Webinar PPMD Casa abierta para familias hispanohablantes PPMD Webinar PPMD Virtual Open House: History of PPMD PPMD Webinar PPMD Virtual Open House: Transition PPMD Webinar PPMD Virtual Open House: School Age Supports
Learning Occurs Naturally

Learn from PPMD’s Early Childhood team about how young children learn naturally in their environment.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Zoom, Google Classroom, G Suite, Oh My!

This PPMD webinar will help you and your family navigate Zoom, Google Classroom, G Suite and more virtual platforms!

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Benefits of Telehealth and Telemedicine

The presence of telehealth and telemedicine is here to stay. Watch this webinar to learn about the benefits of telehealth and telemedicine on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Youth and Employment

Watch this webinar to learn about workforce development for your youth with disabilities and special healthcare needs.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Maryland Centers for Independent Living

Learn about our partner: The Maryland Centers for Independent Living.

Resource: PDF https://youtu.be/ynH5ILiPRPw
Resources for Crisis Intervention

Watch this webinar to learn about crisis, how to move away from a crisis, and trauma.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Supplemental Security Income SSI for Young Adults

Learn the basics of Supplemental Security Income for Young Adults with this PPMD webinar.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Supported Decision-Making for People with Disabilities

Watch this webinar on Supported Decision Making for People with Disabilities is presented by Megan Rusciano, Esq. from Disability Rights Maryland. Also find related resources.

Resource: PPMD Webinar PDF The What, How, and Why of Supported Decision-Making PDF Supported Decision-Making in Practice
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.

Resource: PPMD Webinar PDF The What, How, and Why of Supported Decision-Making PDF Supported Decision-Making in Practice
Health Care Transition Webinar

Watch PPMD’s Health Care Transition webinar here to learn about the process of moving a child to an adult model of health care. Be sure to check out our companion factsheet for more Health Care Transition resources.https://youtu.be/QJ4xIi_xtrs

Resource: PPMD Webinar Health Care Transition PDF Health Care Transition Companion Factsheet
Lower Shore Judy Centers Webinar

Watch this webinar to learn about the Judy Centers on the Lower Shore of MD.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Lower Shore Judy Centers
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.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities PDF Tips to Support Learning about Sexuality PDF Misunderstandings about Sex Education PDF Sexuality and DD Resources for Families
Transition in Maryland – 5 Tips for Families

Its Back to School Time! During this time of COVID when so many parents are figuring out and doing a great job around virtual learning, others are also thinking about transition. Transition planning is as important as reading and math. It is important for you, as the family of a student with a disability, to actively participate and partner in the transition planning process. In this video, we will provide you with Five helpful tips for developing a strong transition plan that will help your student with disabilities achieve their greatest potential. For questions about transition please contact The Parents’ Place of Maryland at 1-800-394-5694.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Transition in Maryland - 5 Tips for Families PPMD Webinar Transición en Maryland - 5 consejos para familias
Eating During a Pandemic Webinar

Watch our webinar to learn how to prioritize your family’s nutrition in unprecedented times. Featuring a licensed dietician.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Eating During a Pandemic: Prioritizing Your Family's Nutirition in Unprecedented Times
Webinar: Data Collection during COVID-19

Watch this webinar to learn how to track your child’s progress while engaging in virtual learning from home.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Data Collection during COVID-19
Telehealth Services: Webinar and Companion Resources

Watch this PPMD webinar to learn about telehealth during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Use these companion resources to view guides and other information about telehealth.

Resource: PPMD Webinar Telehealth in a Pandemic Webinar PDF A Children's Guide to Telehealth PDF How Patients can Engage Telehealth URL Is it okay to call the pediatrician during COVID-19?
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.

Resource: PDF GOT Transition Webinar Companion Fact Sheet URL PPMD Webinar with GOT Transition on HealthCare Transition for Youth
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.

Resource: PPMD Webinar The Role of School Nurses in Transition Planning
Estate Planning for Special Needs

This PPMD webinar, featuring Stephen Elville, covered basic estate planning, universal concepts about leaving assets and financial and tax planning aspects of special needs planning.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Putting it all Together Planning Financially for Special Needs

In this PPMD webinar, Eric Jorgensen dicussed ABLE accounts and Special Needs Trusts and how they can work together as well as First & Third Party Trusts.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Guardianship and Alternatives

In this PPMD webinar, guest speaker Stephen Elville discussed benefits and drawbacks of guardianship, alternatives to guardianship and the questions every family should ask before making the decision to pursue guardianship.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Maryland ABLE Informational Webinar

ABLE accounts allow individuals who receive benefits to maintain those benefits while building assets in a tax advantaged account. This session will provide an overview of the ABLE Act, a look at the features and specifications of the Maryland ABLE plan, information on treatment of account funds, and an opportunity for questions and answers.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts

In this PPMD webinar, guest speaker Mr. Stephen Elville discussed Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts, the benefits and drawbacks of both and what are the questions every family should ask before opening these accounts.

Resource: PPMD Webinar
Alternatives to Guardianship Supported Decision Making

Morgan Whitlatch joined us for this PPMD webinar to discuss practical alternatives to guardianship particularly supported decision-making,  a way people can make their own decisions and stay in charge of their lives, while receiving any help they need to do so.

Resource: PPMD Webinar