Autism Spectrum Disorder

Track Your Child’s Developmental Milestones

This document includes the CDC developmental milestones in a map format.

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Developmental Milestones Checklist (In both English & Español)

This CDC checklist includes developmental milestones a child should reach between the ages of 2 months old and 5 years old.

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Developmental Screening

This fact sheet contains information about developmental delays, screening and assessments.

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Behavior

Positive Behavior Support: Top 10 Tips for Parents

Get tips on positive behavioral support which involves strategically giving positive encouragement for desired behavior.

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Maryland’s New Model Policy for Behavior Threat Assessment

The MD Safe to Learn Act of 2018 enacted updates for behavioral threat assessment teams in K-12 schools. This is MD’s policy and procedure guide.

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Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans

Learn about the Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) process and developing a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).

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Bullying

Directions for Completing the Victim of Bullying, Harassment, Or Intimidation Form

This document has instructions on how to complete a bullying, harassment, or intimidation form.

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Bullying, Harassment or Intimidation Reporting Form

Use this form to report an incident of alleged bullying harassment, or intimidation of a student.

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Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation Incident School Investigation Form

This is the form that is used by school personnel when investigating reported incidents of bullying.

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Early Childhood

Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood

Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood Making Quality Community Care Affordable!

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Extended Early Intervention Services

This fact sheet informs families about extending services from age 3 until kindergarten, through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

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Maryland Procedural Safeguards Notice

This notice includes an explanation of parental rights for children receiving services through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) or an Individualized Education Program (IEP).

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En Español

Formulario de denuncia de abuso, acoso e intimidación

Si desea denunciar un incidente de presunto de abuso, acoso e intimidación, este es el formulario que debes devuélvar al Director de la escuela del estudiante.

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Introduccion a la Tecnologia de Asistencia

Infórmese sobre las opciones de la tecnología de asistencia (TA) que puden mejorar la independencia de personas con discapacidades.

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Conozca a las Educadoras para Padres de PPMD

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Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Hear to Learn

This website houses materials for parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing and aims to foster a community of learning.

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Sign it (American Sign Language Classes Online)

Learn American Sign Language at your own pace with a fun online course taught by ASL professionals.

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Family Leadership in Language and Learning Cooperative

This cooperative ensures that federally-funded EHDI programs use research-based concepts that support families and caregivers of deaf or hard of hearing babies and young children.

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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Information Form for Children With Special Needs

Here find an emergency information form that you can complete for your child in preparation for a disaster or emergency.

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Emergency & Disaster Preparedness for Individuals with Disabilities and Other Special Needs

In this document find tips on what you can do to prepare for an emergency or disaster as well as how to create an emergency plan for your child with special needs.

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Epilepsy

Seizure Log/ Registro de Convulsiones

This form can be used to record duration, frequency, and other details about your child’s seizures that can help in treatment.

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Seizure Action Plan For School

This form helps in creating an action plan for your child with epilepsy which explains their condition and steps to follow when a seizure occurs.

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Model Section 504 Plan for a Student with Epilepsy

This form contains a sample list of accommodations and services that a student with epilepsy may require while they are at school.

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Healthcare

Medicaid and Military Families

Children with disabilities in military families, if qualified, can get benefits from BOTH Medicaid and TRICARE. Learn about the options.

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Extended Care Option (ECHO)

This resource explains ECHO which provides supplemental services and supplies to active duty families* who have a child (or other family member) with disabilities.

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Healthy Living

This factsheet includes questions to consider when you are beginning to plan for healthcare transition into adulthood.

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Section 504

Section 504

This brief fact sheets gives an overview of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, a law banning disability discrimination in public schools.

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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.

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Questions and Answers on OCR’s Complaint Process

This document will answer questions about the OCR complaint process. It includes how to file a complaint and what to include.

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Special Education

Military Parents: Guide for Schools & Parents Compact

GUIDE FOR SCHOOLS/PARENTS

What is the Compact?

The Compact deals with the challenges of military children and their frequent relocations. It allows for uniform treatment as military children transfer between school districts in member states.

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Independent IEP Meeting Facilitation

The goal of the facilitated IEP meeting is to help IEP team members communicate effectively and develop an educational program to meet the child’s need.

Facilitated IEP Brochure

Extended Early Intervention Services

This fact sheet informs families about extending services from age 3 until kindergarten, through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

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Summer / Afterschool Activities

Picking a Summer Camp for a Child with a Disability or Different Needs

Here’s a great article from Exceptional Parent magazine on picking a summer camp! “Every child with a disability has different needs, even those with the same diagnosis. Families may be at a loss to find summer activities for their children with special needs.”

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Transition

Extended Early Intervention Services

This fact sheet informs families about extending services from age 3 until kindergarten, through an Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).

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Toolkit to Help Boost Successful Transitions for Adolescents

This toolkit offers resources for Title V programs and public health professionals to ensure that adolescents with or without special health care needs receive the services necessary to transition to adult health care.

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Healthy Living

This factsheet includes questions to consider when you are beginning to plan for healthcare transition into adulthood.

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