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Abilities Network



8503 LaSalle Road
Towson, MD 21286
Cassandra Hawkins

chawkins@abilitiesnetwork.org
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Home and community-based support, resources, and coordination services for families that have a child with a developmental disability. Their services range from child to adult to senior.

Abilities OT Services & Irlen Diagnostic Center



Pikesville Plaza, 600 Reisterstown Rd, Ste. 600 GHI
Baltimore, MD 21208
Special Needs Served:

Various


Comments:

We help children and adults manage sensory, emotional, mental and environmental stress. We provide specialized assessments to achieve an accurate diagnosis and targeted, immediately effective interventions. 1-2 sessions demonstrates immediate improvement in reading, math, handwriting, attention, behavior, coordination, and executive functioning. Testing & interventions may be insurance reimbursable. Addressing symptoms related to dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADD/HD, light sensitivity, visual and computer stress, anxiety, depression SAD, chronic headaches/migraines, autism, and sensory processing disorders. Our professional development trainings are approved for CEUs for educators, therapists, & medical licensing boards and MSDE Maryland State Dept of Education). Free phone consultation.

Shoshana Shamberg OTR/L, MS, FAOTA
Irlen Diagnostician

www.irlenVLCMD.com

AIDS Action Baltimore Online




BaltoAIDS@aol.com
Special Needs Served:

AIDS


Comments:

Services provided include PreP, treatment, and advocacy for children and adults with HIV infection.

Phone: 410-837-2437

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing




info@agbell.org
Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Information and support center for pediatric hearing loss and the auditory approach.

Phone: 202-337-5220, 202-337-5221 (TTY)

American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults



1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

actionfund@actionfund.org
Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

Organization helps find resources not available from government programs or service systems, including scholarships, financial assistance, to blind children and individuals who are deaf-blind; library mails books postage free to borrowers.

Phone: 410-659-9315

American Association of the Deaf-Blind



P.O. Box 8064
Silver Spring, MD 20907-8064

AADB-Info@aadb.org
Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Advocacy organization for individuals with combined hearing and vision impairments; technical assistance.

Phone: 301-495-4403 (Voice), 304-495-4402 (TDD/TTY)

American Cancer Society



250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303


Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Information and support. Adaptive equipment, advocacy, counseling, education, services, respite care, therapy.

Phone: 800-227-2345

American Council of the Blind



1703 N. Beauregard St., Ste. 420
Arlington, VA 22311

info@acb.org
Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

Information, support, referrals, advocacy, public education. We also offer college scholarships for blind students; must be legally blind in both eyes. Application is available mid-November, due back Feb. 15th.

Phone: 202-467-5081

American Diabetes Association



2002 Clipper Park Road, Suite 110
Baltimore, MD 21211
Nancy Marks


Special Needs Served:

Juvenile Diabetes


Comments:

Information and support for children and parents.

Phone: 410-265-0075

Anne Arundel County Asperger Parent Support Group





Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Advocacy and support group for families dealing with Aspergers.

We meet monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 7-9pm (during the school year and excluding December). We meet on the 2nd floor of the office building at St. Martin in the Field Church, located at 375 Benfield Blvd in Severna Park, Maryland.

Anne Arundel County Down Syndrome Connection





Special Needs Served:

Down Syndrome


Comments:

Information, support groups, social events, and parent-to-parent networking.

Phone: 410-703-3311

Anxiety and Depression Association of America



8701 Georgia Avenue, Suite #412
Silver Spring, MD 20910

information@adaa.org
Special Needs Served:

Anxiety, Depression, Obsessive-Compulsive, and Trauma-Related Disorders


Comments:

Founded in 1979, ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depressive, obsessive-compulsive, and trauma-related disorders through education, practice, and research.

Phone: 240-485-1001

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America



1498 Reisterstown Road, Suite 324
Baltimore, MD 21208

info@aafa-md.org
Special Needs Served:

Asthma and Allergies / Lung Disease


Comments:

Asthma care training, patient assistance, teen and family support groups, physician referrals, lung function screening, lending library, education, and support.

Autism Society of America



4340 East-West Hwy, Suite 350
Bethesda, MD 20814

info@autism-society.org
Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Information and support for families living with autism and autism related disorders. Local chapters provide information, referrals, seminars, and monthly support groups.

Autism Speaks




familyservices@autismspeaks.org
Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

National organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness through local walks and outreach events. Provides individualized phone and email assistance and connection to local resources through their Autism Response Team.

Phone: 888-288-4762

Autism Spectrum Group of Southern Maryland



P.O. Box 2162
California, MD 20619

info@autismsupport-somd.org
Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Autism-Asperger Association of Calvert County, Inc.





Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Information, support, and assistance to Southern Maryland families.

Phone: 410-326-5050

AutismConnect





Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Online resource for research, education, and advocacy developed by the Maryland State Department of Education.

Autistic Children’s Support Group of Worcester County, Inc.




acsgwc@gmail.com
Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Monthly support group for parents, educators, and professionals in Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset Counties. Lending library and quarterly newsletter.

Phone: 410-352-5011

Behavioral Consultation Clinic



Baltimore County Health Department.

clinicalservices@baltimorecountymd.gov
Special Needs Served:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


Comments:

Diagnosis, treatment, information, education, and parent support for children with ADHD.

Phone: 410-887-2718

Bowen Foundation for Autism



931 Spa Road
Annapolis, MD 21401


Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

The Bowen Foundation for Autism is a nonprofit organization that seeks to improve the lives of children with autism in Maryland. Our goal is pretty simple: we award grants to local families who are struggling to pay for needed services to benefit children with autism. The foundation runs a grant program in partnership with The Arc of the Central Chesapeake to reach families predominately in Anne Arundel County who need a little help. Some of these families have more than one child affected by this condition and we work to stretch our dollars to impact as many lives as possible.

Brain Injury Association of Maryland



2200 Kernan Drive
Baltimore, MD 21207
Dawn Roher

info@biamd.org
Special Needs Served:

Traumatic Brain Injury


Comments:

Information about public benefits, rehabilitation services, and support groups. Acts as a clearinghouse to provide information and referrals to survivors of brain injuries, family members, friends, and professionals.

Cerebal Palsy Kinetic Connections Kennedy Krieger Institute



801 North Broadway, 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205
Toni Shumate

cpkc@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:
Comments:

Serves individuals with cerebral palsy and their families living in Maryland.

Phone: 443-923-9137

CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder)





Special Needs Served:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


Comments:

Local support groups offering information and support for children and adults with ADD/ADHD.

Phone: 301-306-7070

CHANGE, Inc.



115 Stoner Avenue
Westminster, MD 21157

info@changeinc.cc
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Services and supports to persons with developmental disabilities.

Phone: 410-876-2179

Charles County HARC



PO Box 2367
Waldorf, MD 20604
Scott Daughhetee

info@charlescountyharc.org
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Provide residential services for people with developmental disabilities.

Chesapeake Down Syndrome Parent Group, Inc.



P.O. Box 20127
Baltimore, MD 21284-0127

info@cdspg.org
Special Needs Served:

Down Syndrome


Comments:

Monthly meetings to discuss medical, educational, social, and political concerns. Also hosts social events for families and kids. Parent education packet for families of newborns with Down syndrome available.

Chesapeake-Potomac Spina Bifida Association



PO Box 1750
Annapolis, MD 21404
Toni Shumate

shumate@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:

Spina Bifida and Related Disorders


Comments:

Serves individuals with spina bifida living in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. The mission is to support the needs of individuals with spina bifida, related disorders and their families.

Phone: 844-334-3211

Children’s Developmental Class - CCBC



7201 Rossville Blvd.
Rosedale, MD 21237
Marcia Hill

mhill@ccbcmd.edu
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Program for children 18 mos-14 years to improve their physical and social skills. Support group for parents with guest speakers.

Children’s Developmental Clinic - Prince George’s Community College



PGCC, 301 Largo Road, CE-123
Largo, MD 20774-2199
Susan Gagnon

GagnonSL@pgcc.edu
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Services to children who are experiencing various developmental difficulties such as learning disabilities, developmental delays, physical and coordination problems, brain damage, intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbances, or orthopedic handicaps.

Children’s Tumor Foundation



120 Wall Street, 16th Floor
New York, NY 10005

info@ctf.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Programs, information, support for people with Neurofibromatosis and their families.

Phone: 800-323-7938

Chimes



4814 Seton Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215

chimesweb@chimes.org
Special Needs Served:

Intellectual and co-occurring disabilities.


Comments:

We offer an 11 month non-graded educational program to students ages 5 to 21 and a new special education program for students in elementary school, grades K – 3. Adults services include day, vocational, residential and employment options.

Cleft Palate Foundation



1504 East Franklin Street, Suite 102
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Stephanie Williamson

info@cleftline.org
Special Needs Served:

Speech and Language Impairments


Comments:

Information and referral services for patients with cleft palate, cleft lip, and/or craniofacial anomalies.

Phone: 800-24-CLEFT

Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland



18 Egges Lane
Catonsville, MD 21228
Joanne Clark

info@mdcbh.org
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Organization dedicated to improving the health of Maryland’s children and adults by advocating for and providing support and technical assistance to Maryland community-based behavioral health service providers and their constituents.

Community Support Services for the Deaf, Inc.



7123 Winsdor Mill Road, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21244

info@cssdinc.org
Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Advocacy services and psychosocial services with deaf therapists for individuals ages 18 years and up.

Connections Beyond Sight and Sound



Benjamin Bldg. 3214, 3942 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742


Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Program for children with vision and hearing impairments, birth through age 21. Children need not be completely deaf or completely blind to be eligible for services.

Phone: 301-405-0482

Cool Kids Campaign



8422 Bellona Lane, Suite 102
Towson, MD 21204
Kristen Rutherford

kristen@coolkidscampaign.org
Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Organization that provides activities for kids with cancer and their families: learning center, care packages, newsletter/Cool Kids Connection, and sport and concert events.

Phone: 410-560-1770

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation



10626 York Road, Suite A
Cockeysville, MD 21030

maryland@cff.org
Special Needs Served:

Cystic Fibrosis


Comments:

Research information, referral, and support.

Phone: 410-628-0795

Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County



P.O. Box 10416
Rockville, MD 20849

admin@dsnmc.org
Special Needs Served:

Down Syndrome


Comments:

To provide families and communities with information, support, and advocacy for those with Down Syndrome.

Phone: 301-979-1112

Dyslexia Tutoring Program



711 West 40th Street, Suite 310
Baltimore, MD 21211
Marcy Kolodny

mkolodny@maday.org
Special Needs Served:

Learning Disabilities


Comments:

Free tutoring, information, and referral services for low-income children and adults with dyslexia or other language-based learning disabilities.

Phone: 410-889-5487

Easter Seals serving DC, MD and VA



1420 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Special Needs Served:
Comments:

Provides a variety of services to children and adults with a range of disabilities, as well as support for their families.

Phone: 301-588-8700

EFMP-Exceptional Family Member Program



Ft. Meade


Special Needs Served:

All requiring special services


Comments:

Coordinated services for military families with members that have special needs.

Phone: 301-677-8435

Epilepsy Foundation, Chesapeake Region



8503 LaSalle Road
Towson, MD 21286-5915


Special Needs Served:

Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders


Comments:

Information and referral, counseling, public education services, advocacy, support group assistance, and consultation services for adults and families of children with epilepsy and other neurological disorders.

Phone: 410-828-7700

F.R.I.E.N.D.S.



P.O. Box 641
Middletown, MD 21769


Special Needs Served:

Down Syndrome


Comments:

Advocacy and support group.

Family and Children’s Services of Central Maryland



4623 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209


Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Mission Statement: Transforming the lives of children and adults experiencing the impact of trauma by providing opportunities to build self-confidence, resilience and hope.

Phone: 410-366-1980

Family Services Foundation, Inc.



2622 Lord Baltimore Drive
Baltimore, MD 21244

info@fsfinc.org
Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Mental health and social services to individuals and families. Therapists skilled in American Sign Language provide treatment to those who are deaf, deaf-blind, and hearing impaired. All adult services. Baltimore, Frederick, and Landover Hills locations.

Phone: 301-459-2121, 301-731-6141 (TTY)

Feeding Clinic (Mt. Washington Pedaitric Hospital)



1708 West Rogers Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
Ellen Wingert

ewingert@mwph.org
Special Needs Served:

Feeding Problems


Comments:

Services for children with feeding and swallowing problems.

Phone: 410-578-5250

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence



2101 Gaither Road, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20850


Special Needs Served:

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders


Comments:

Federal initiative devoted to preventing and treating FASD.

Phone: 866-STOPFAS (786-7327)

FOCAS (Families of Children with Autism Support Group)



862 Snowfall Way
Westminster, MD 21157-4637
Sharon Glass


Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Monthly meetings and events to support Carroll County families of autistic children and those who provide services to them.

Phone: 410-857-1596

Foundation Fighting Blindness



7168 Columbia Gateway Dr., Ste. 100
Columbia, MD 21046

info@fightblindness.org
Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

Advocacy, education, information, research funding, referrals, comprehensive kits, newsletter.

Phone: 410-423-0600, 410-363-7139 (TTY)

Genetic Alliance



4301 Connecticut Ave, NW, Suite 404
Washington, D.C., 20008
Mary Peckiconis

info@geneticalliance.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

International coalition of individuals, professionals, and genetic support organizations working to enhance the lives of everyone impacted by genetic conditions. Has a large alphabetical list of support groups for many genetic conditions.

Phone: 202-966-5557

Genetic and Rare Conditions Site



University of Kansas Medical Center
Debra Collins

dcollins@kumc.edu
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

University of Kansas Medical Center website with a comprehensive list of Internet links to advocacy and support groups, organizations, information on genetic conditions and birth defects.

Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center



3800 Reservoir Road, N.W.
Washington, DC 20057


Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Screening, treatment, and research for all types of cancers, specializing in tumors and hematologic cancers.

Phone: 202-444-4000

Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry (Bel Air)



2012 S. Tollgate Rd. #212
Bel Air, MD 21015

info@growingsmiles.com
Special Needs Served:

Pediatric Dentistry for Special Needs patients


Comments:

Pediatric dental practice specially trained to care for your child’s growing mouth and jaw. Practice goal is to make your child’s visit positive and pleasant. Treatment includes guidance, encouragement, rewards and incentives. Special Needs Patients of any age are welcome.

Phone: 410-569-6700

Growing Smiles Pediatric Dentistry (White Marsh)



11570 Crossroads Circle, Suite 116
White Marsh, MD 21220

info@growingsmiles.com
Special Needs Served:

Pediatric Dentistry for Special Needs patients


Comments:

Pediatric dental practice specially trained to care for your child’s growing mouth and jaw. Practice goal is to make your child’s visit positive and pleasant. Treatment includes guidance, encouragement, rewards and incentives. Special Needs Patients of any age are welcome.

Phone: 410-697-9000

Grupo de Apoyo de Families de Personas con Enfermedades Mentales



11718 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852


Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Grupo para las familias de personas con enfermos mentales. Se reúne dos veces al mes.

Phone: 301-949-5852

Head Injury Rehabilitation and Referral Services, Inc.



11 Taft Court, Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850

tbi@headinjuryrehab.org
Special Needs Served:

Traumatic Brain Injury


Comments:

Family and individual support services.

Phone: 301-309-2228

Hearing and Speech Agency (The)



5900 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Special Needs Served:

Speech and Language Impairments, Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Speech:
Evaluation and treatment of voice, speech, and language problems including articulation, fluency, oral motor, phonological awareness, and language delay/atypical language development for children and adults.

Hearing:
Evaluation and treatment for children with hearing, speech, and language disabilities. Speech-language pathology, audiology, special education, social work, sign language classes, sign language interpreters, oral interpreters, and related services.

Phone: 410-318-6780

Hearing and Speech Clinic UMD College Park



7251 Preinkert Dr.
College Park, MD 20742
Kay Lopez

hesp_staff@umd.edu
Special Needs Served:

Speech and Language Impairments


Comments:

Evaluation and treatment services for communication disorders: language, articulation, stuttering, voice, and hearing.

Phone: 301-405-4218

Hearing Loss Association of America



5800 Metro Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215
Carrie Nicholsen

cnicholsen@msn.com
Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Education, information, support, and advocacy. Support Groups held at the Hearing and Speech Agency in Baltimore.

Phone: 443-259-0024

Help Me Speak, LLC



2500 Wallington Way, Suite 103
Marriotsville, MD 21104
Special Needs Served:

Autism, Down syndrome, apraxia, tongue tie, dyspraxia, dysarthria, cerebral palsy, dyslexia, swallowing, feeding, tongue thrust, congenital diagnoses, complex medical diagnoses, ADHD, executive dysfunction, stuttering, picky eating, language-based learning difficulties, specific language impairment, auditory processing, language processing, articulation, receptive and expressive language impairment, speech sound errors


Comments:

Barbara Taylor is a Certified Orofacial Myologist.
Help Me Speak, LLC & Associates are trained in the following techniques & methods:
Oromyofunctional Disorders (in the muscles of the face & mouth), orofascial tissue release, Voice Gym, ALF (Advanced Lightwire Functional appliance), PROMPT level 2, Fast ForWord, Wilson reading, Beckman stretches/Deep Tissue Release, Talk Tools hierarchies, Kaufman techniques, Food Chaining, Toomey’s Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) approach to feeding, Suzanne Evans Morris’ Mealtime strategies, Social Thinking, Interactive Metronome, T.E.A.C.C.H, A.E.I.O.U., and other traditional methods.

Hemophilia Foundation of Maryland



13 Class Court
Parkville, MD 21234
Emma Miller

miller8043@comcast.net
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Advocacy organization for people with bleeding disorders.

Phone: 410-661-2307

HopeWell Cancer Support



10628 Falls Road
Lutherville, MD 21093

cancerhelp@hopewellcancersupport.org
Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

HopeWell Cancer Support has been offering a broad range of support for people with cancer and those that love them for 24 years, at no charge. Our Kids Circle and Teen Circle programs are specially designed to help young people learn to cope with a cancer diagnosis in the family. Contact us at: 410-832-2719 or email us at cancerhelp@hopewellcancersupport.org to learn more.

Howard County Autism Society



9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 308
Columbia, MD 21046

info@howard-autism.org
Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Howard County Autism Society provides support, promotes awareness, and advocates for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. Support groups include a general support group, Asperger’s support group, transition and adulthood group, and a housing subcommittee group.

Phone: 410-290-3466

Humanim, Inc.



1701 N. Gay Street
Baltimore, MD 21213-2523

info@humanim.com
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Free behavioral services for children ages 3-21 in Central Maryland, who have a diagnosed developmental disability and meet the eligibility criteria for the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration. Family and individual support services.

Phone: 410-381-7171

Interactive Autism Network (IAN)




ResearchTeam@IANproject.org
Special Needs Served:
Comments:

An online project linking researchers and families. Become part of IAN’s online community to stay informed about autism research, provide feedback, and make their voices heard.

International Paruresis Association, Inc.



PO Box 21237
Catonsville, MD 21228
Dr. Steven Soifer

info@paruresis.org
Special Needs Served:

Anxiety Disorders


Comments:

Information and support on Shy Bladder Syndrome.

Phone: 800-247-3864

JDRF



891 Elkridge Landing Road, Suite 150
Linthicum, MD 21090
Bill Parsons

greatercp@jdrf.org
Special Needs Served:

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D)


Comments:

Leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes research.

Phone: 800-533-CURE (2873), Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Chapter, 410-636-8080

Jemicy Professional Outreach





Special Needs Served:

Learning Disabilities, Lead Paint Poisoning


Comments:

Teacher training in reading methods, study skills course for middle school students with language learning problems, and individualized education consultation services for students in grades 1-8. Also provides occasional public workshops for teachers and others.

Phone: 410-653-2700

Joppa Green Pediatric Dentistry



2324 W Joppa Rd # 430
Lutherville, MD 21093

info@joppagreenpedo.com
Special Needs Served:

Pediatric Dentistry for Special Needs patients


Comments:

Provides specialized dentistry for infants, children, young adults and special needs in a warm, caring and “child-friendly” environment.

Phone: 410-321-0200

JSSA



The Ina Kay Building, 200 Wood Hill Road
Rockville, MD 20850
Lisa Bram

contactus@jssa.org
Special Needs Served:

Autism Spectrum Disorders, Developmental Delays, Physical and Intellectual Disabilities


Comments:

JSSA is a nonprofit social service agency providing counseling, care management, deaf and hard of hearing services, life skills training, and disability employment services. We also offers social skills therapy groups and social clubs for individuals with special needs, plus family support groups for their loved ones.

Phone: 301-816-2633

Kennedy Krieger Feeding Disorders Clinic



801 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Peter Girolami, PhD

info@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:

Feeding Problems


Comments:

Phone: 888-554-2080

Kennedy Krieger Institute



707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205

info@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism and Related Disorders, Down Syndrome, Emotional Disorders, Speech and Language Impairments


Comments:

Diagnosis, evaluation, education, and treatment resources.

Phone: 888-554-2080

Kennedy Krieger Institute



707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205

info@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

A comprehensive resource for children with developmental disabilities and their families, providing diagnosis, evaluation, and inpatient services, outpatient clinics, training, and community-based home programs.

Phone: 888-554-2080

Kennedy Krieger Institute



707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205

info@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:

Traumatic Brain Injury


Comments:

Diagnosis, evaluation, education, and treatment resources, including inpatient rehabilitation, Specialized Transition Program (an intensive full-day therapy and education program), and a Home and Community Program.

Phone: 888-554-2080

Klinefelter Syndrome Information and Support





Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Website with information and support for those who have, or are suspected of having, this frequently misdiagnosed genetic condition.

Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center



800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002


Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Works to educate, train, and provide technical support for families and professionals in meeting the needs of deaf and hard of hearing children.

Phone: 202-651-5051 (Voice and TTY)

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), Maryland Chapter



P.O. Box 268
Huntingtown, MD 20639

LDAMaryland@aol.com
Special Needs Served:

Learning Disabilities


Comments:

Organization dedicated to identifying causes and promoting prevention of learning disabilities and to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families by encouraging effective identification and intervention.

Website has contact information for local chapters in Montgomery, Calvert, Howard, St. Mary’s, and Prince George’s Counties.

Phone: 888-265-6459

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society



100 Painters Mill Road, Suite 800
Owings Mills, MD 21117


Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Research, patient aid, public education, professional education, and community service.

Phone: 443-471-1600

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes



8320 Bellona Avenue, Suite 130
Towson, MD 21204
Leah Williams

baltimore.center@lindamoodbell.com
Special Needs Served:

Dyslexia, Hyperlexia, ADHD, ASD


Comments:

Lindamood-Bell helps children and adults improve language processing—the foundation of all communication and learning. For 30 years, our intensive, one-to-one, process-based instruction has been used to strengthen the sensory-cognitive functions needed for reading and comprehension. Our instruction is based on the individual’s learning needs and has been proven successful for individuals with learning challenges, including dyslexia, hyperlexia, ADHD, and ASD.

Phone: 410-337-2860

Look Good Feel Better



Offered throughout Maryland and D.C.


Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

A program that provides makeovers for cancer patients.

Phone: 800-395-LOOK (5665)

Low Vision Center



4905 Del Ray Avenue, Suite 504
Bethesda, MD 20814

LowVisionCtr@aol.com
Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

Helps children and adults with low vision maintain their independence through vision aids, mentorship, and ideas.

Phone: 301-951-4444

Loyola Clinical Centers



5911 York Road, Suite 100
Baltimore, MD 21211


Special Needs Served:

Speech and Language Impairments


Comments:

A clinical center for people of all ages who experience difficulty in psychology, pastoral counseling, hearing, speech and language.

Phone: 410-617-1200

March of Dimes Foundation



175 West Ostend St., Suite C2
Baltimore, MD 21230
Jennifer Tarr

jtarr@marchofdimes.org
Special Needs Served:

Birth Defects


Comments:

Organization that works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality through funding research, community services, education, and advocacy.

Maryland Asperger Advocacy and Support Group



Anne Arundel County


Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Supports the growing needs of both families and individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome. In addition to serving those with Asperger’s Syndrome, we serve those individuals who have normal to high intelligence and experience social-communication difficulties and sensory integration problems.

Phone: 410-429-5321

Maryland Association of the Deaf, Inc.



PO Box 527
Burtonsville, MD 20866

info@mdad.tv
Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Organization to safeguard, maintain, and advance the civic, educational, and social welfare of people in Maryland who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Maryland Cued Speech Association



P.O. Box 9173
Silver Spring, MD 20916


Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of deaf and hard of hearing children and adults in the state of Maryland to utilize and have access to Cued Speech in all settings.

Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council



217 East Redwood St. Suite 1300
Baltimore, MD 21202

info@MD-council.org
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Advocacy organization for public policy and supportive practices and opportunities that promote the full inclusion of all people with developmental disabilities in community life.

Maryland Disability Law Center



1500 Union Ave, Suite 2000
Baltimore, MD 21211
Virginia Knowlton Marcus


Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Organization that protects and advocates for the rights of people with disabilities. Publishes Maryland’s Autism Waiver; A Practical Guide for Families, available online.

Phone: 410-727-6352, 410-235-5387 (TTY)

Maryland Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Coalition



201 West Preston St., Third Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Mary Johnson

mary.johnson@maryland.gov
Special Needs Served:

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders


Comments:

Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Comprehensive action plan for prevention of FASD and improving the system of care for families and individuals affected by FASD.

Phone: 410-767-5581

Maryland Health Partners





Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Management for the Public Mental Health System for Medicaid recipients and other individuals with low incomes who cannot afford the cost of medically necessary mental health care. Call to find out if you are eligible or to get a referral.

Phone: 800-888-1965

Maryland Relay



301 West Preston Street, Suite 1008A
Baltimore, MD 21201

moreinfo@mdrelay.org
Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Free public service available 24/7, 365 days a year that helps people who are hard of hearing communicate on the telephone.

Phone: 800-552-7724 or 410-767-6960 (Voice/TTY) 443-453-5970 (Video Phone)

Maryland School for the Deaf



8169 Old Montgomery Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043

columbia@msd.edu
Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

School for grades K-12. In-home support for parents of infants or toddlers; provides referrals to other resources.

Maryland Society for Sight



1313 W. Coldspring Lane
Baltimore, MD 21209
Audrey Novak

info@mdsocietyforsight.org
Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

Preschool vision screenings, counseling on eye diseases and eye conditions, information about eye safety, and referrals.

Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped



415 Park Ave
Baltimore, MD 21201

reference.desk@maryland.gov
Special Needs Served:

Blind/partially sighted; physical disabilities; reading disabilities


Comments:

Free library service for individuals with print disabilities. Offers books on a wide range of subjects in Braille, audio, and large print formats. Offers downloadable books using apps on iOS and Android devices.

MCF (Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health)



10632 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 234
Columbia, MD 21044
Jane Plapinger

info@mdcoalition.org
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Advocacy organization focused on the families of children with emotional, behavioral, or mental health disabilities. Provides information, networking, and referral.

Mental Health Association of Maryland



1301 York Road, Suite 505
Lutherville, MD 21093

info@mhamd.org
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Education and advocacy regarding all aspects of mental health and mental illness.

Metro Maryland Ostomy Association





Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Person-to-person help and peer counseling for individuals of all ages with ostomies or alternate procedures.

Metropolitan Washington Ear, Inc.



Silver Spring


Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

Services for blind, visually impaired, and physically disabled people who cannot effectively read print, including dial-in newspaper and magazine service, radio reading services, and audio description services.

Montgomery County Community Support Network – My Turn Program



Lois Bower

lBower@mwph.org
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Support for families with children and adults with developmental disabilities.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital



1708 West Rogers Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
Stephen Band


Special Needs Served:

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)


Comments:

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital



Locations in Baltimore and Prince George’s County
Lois Bower

lbower@mwph.org
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Specialized treatment of children with developmental delays.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital



Michelle Franklin

mfranklin@mwph.org
Special Needs Served:

Juvenile Diabetes


Comments:

Diabetes Education and Skills Training program.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital



Locations in Baltimore and Prince George’s County


Special Needs Served:

Learning Disabilities


Comments:

Specialized treatment of children with learning disabilities.

Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital Pediatric Pulmonary Rehabilitation



1708 West Rogers Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209


Special Needs Served:

Asthma and Allergies / Lung Disease


Comments:

Service to help children with chronic lung disease and breathing disorders.

Muscular Dystrophy Association



8501 LaSalle Road, Suite 106
Baltimore, MD 21286
Jennifer Bolling

Baltimore@mdausa.org
Special Needs Served:

Muscular Dystrophy And Other Neuromuscular Conditi


Comments:

Information, support, clinics, services.

NAMI Maryland



10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Ste. 475
Columbia, MD 21044

info@namimd.org
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Local affiliates offer referrals to local mental health professionals, education, support, and advocacy for individuals and families dealing with mental illness.

National Association of the Deaf



Silver Spring


Special Needs Served:

Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Comments:

Oldest and largest constituency organization safeguarding the accessibility and civil rights of deaf and hard-of-hearing Americans in education, employment, health care, and telecommunications. Information, education, advocacy, legal assistance.

National Center for Learning Disabilities



381 Park Ave South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016


Special Needs Served:

Learning Disabilities


Comments:

Information, resources, and educational programs. Has a nationwide, computerized resource clearinghouse committed solely to LD. Conducts public awareness and advocacy programs.

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship



Silver Spring


Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Mission to assure the quality of cancer care through programs, policy expertise, and publications.

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health



12320 Parklawn Drive
Rockville, MD 20852
Sandra Spencer

ffcmh@ffcmh.org
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Parent-run organization focused on the needs of children with emotional, behavioral, or mental disorders and their families. Provides information, networking, and referral. Affiliate: MCF/Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health.

Phone: 240-403-1901

National Federation of the Blind



200 E. Wells Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

nfb@nfb.org
Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

Education, advocacy, assistance, scholarships, and counseling to families of blind children. Materials in Braille, print, or cassettes available. Operates the Braille and Technology Center for the Blind, which has Braille and speech assistive devices.

National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) Information Clearinghouse



1 Communication Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20892-3456

nidcdinfo@nidcd.nih.gov
Special Needs Served:

Speech and Language Impairments


Comments:

The NIDCD, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), conducts and supports research and research training on normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, taste, smell, voice, speech, and language. It does this through a program of grants and contracts in basic, clinical, and translational research. The NIDCD supports research that leads to scientific discovery and uses a wide range of biomedical and behavioral research approaches. NIDCD-supported research has made important contributions to the body of knowledge needed to help people with communication disorders and to advance our understanding of all aspects of human communication.

The NIDCD also provides health information, based upon scientific discovery, to the public.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke



Bldg 31, Room 8A07
Bethesda, MD 20892
Lisa Phillips

Lp34T@nih.gov
Special Needs Served:

Traumatic Brain Injury


Comments:

Resources, information, and links.

National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Sickle Cell Disease Branch





Special Needs Served:

Sickle Cell Disease


Comments:

National Kidney Foundation of Maryland



1301 York Road, Suite 404
Lutherville, MD 21093


Special Needs Served:

Kidney and Urinary Tract Diseases


Comments:

Improving the health and well being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease.

National MPS Society, Inc.



PO Box 14686
Durham, NC 27709
Mark Dant

info@mpssociety.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Information and support for families affected by MPS (Mucopolysaccharidosis), and related diseases.

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome





Special Needs Served:

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders


Comments:

Information, support, and referrals for affected individuals, their families, and others. Monthly support group for those in the Washington, D.C. area.

National Tay-Sachs and Allied Diseases Association, Inc.



2001 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02135
Diana Pangonis

info@ntsad.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Information and support services to individuals and their families affected by Tay-Sachs and related disorders.

Neurofibromatosis, Inc. Mid Atlantic



213 Village Square
Baltimore, MD 21210
Barbara Levin

info@nfmidatlantic.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Support, education and awareness about neurofibromatosis.

Noonan Syndrome Support Group, Inc.



Upperco


Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

NORD: National Organization of Rare Disorders



55 Kenosia Ave.
Danbury, CT 6810

orphan@rarediseases.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Clearinghouse of information and resources on rare disorders. Provides information about support groups where available. Patient Services Program provides counseling and advice. Articles and information on more than 1000 rare disorders.

One World Center for Autism



Hyattsville


Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Family support, informational resources, community awareness, and individual therapeutic and medical care.

Oppositional Defiant Disorder Support Group for Parents




Pokodd on Facebook
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation



804 W. Diamond Ave., Ste. 210
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

bonelink@oif.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Information, support, and advocacy for those afflicted with osteogenesis imperfecta.

PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs, Comprehensive Therapy Center



7000 Tudsbury Road
Baltimore, MD 21244
Sandy Meyers

meyers@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

An affiliate of the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Counseling and mental health services.

Parent Support Group for Parents of Children with Asperger’s Syndrome, PDD, or Autism



Gaithersburg


Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Mutual support, coping strategies, community resources, and networking. Jewish Social Services Agency.

Parents of Autistic Children of Central MD





Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Online discussion group.

Parents of Easily Frustrated and Explosive Children



Judy Center, Sudlersville


Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Support, information, and counseling. Free child care during meetings.

Pathfinders for Autism



303 International Circle, Suite 110
Hunt Valley, MD 21030

info@pathfindersforautism.org
Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Resource and referral programs and services for children with autism and their families.

Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy & Neurological Medicine



707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205

info@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:

Cerebral Palsy


Comments:

Located at Kennedy Krieger, offering diagnosis, evaluation, education, and treatment resources.

Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of Maryland-D.C.



Gaithersburg


Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Fee-based management services for individuals with mental illness, providing both immediate and long-term help with benefit programs, financial management, housing, jobs, medical care, and socialization.

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association



8588 Potter Park Dr., Ste. 500
Sarasota, FL 34238

info@pwsausa.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Information and support for those afflicted with Prader-Willi Syndrome.

Radio Reading Network of Maryland



Baltimore


Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

Program to serve people who are either visually or physically impaired who cannot read standard print. Volunteers read portions of selected newspapers and magazines; readings are broadcast on radio or on stereo TVs over the Second Audio Program (SAP) chan

RettSyndrome.org



4600 Devitt Dr.
Cincinnati, OH 45246
Mia Broerman

admin@rettsyndrome.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Information and online community.

Phone: 800-818-RETT (7388)

Reunion Mensual para Padres de Ninos y Jovenes con Autismo y el Sindrome de Asperger en Espanol



Meadow Elementary School, Rockville


Special Needs Served:

Autism and Related Disorders


Comments:

Enformacion en espanol. Montgomery County Chapter of the Autism Society of America.

Scottish Rite Center for Childhood Language Disorders



Washington, D.C.


Special Needs Served:

Speech and Language Impairments


Comments:

Sensory Processing Disorder Sensory Street



Ida Zelaya

ida@sensorystreet.com
Special Needs Served:

Sensory Processing Disorder


Comments:

Organization for parents, educators, and health care professionals working with children with sensory challenges.

Sheppard Pratt Health System



6501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21204
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Short- to long-term inpatient care and day hospital for children ages 5-18. Child and Adolescent Services.

Sheppard Pratt Health Systems Special Education Program



6501 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21204
Jim Truscello

jtruscello@sheppardpratt.org
Special Needs Served:
Comments:

Provides compassionate care and individual attention to children with Autism, and emotional and behavioral disabilities.

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.



3700 Koppers Street, Ste. 570
Baltimore, MD 21227

scdaa@sicklecelldisease.org
Special Needs Served:

Sickle Cell Disease


Comments:

Information, support and advocacy.

SIDRAN Traumatic Stress Education and Advocacy Institute



Towson


Special Needs Served:

Anxiety Disorders


Comments:

National organization devoted to education, advocacy, and research related to the early recognition and treatment of trauma-related stress in children.

SPEAK (Suicide Prevention Education Awareness for Kids)



PO Box 36802
Baltimore, MD 21286

speakforthem@aol.com
Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Mission is to promote the prevention of youth suicide and to dispel the social stigma surrounding suicide and depression through a campaign of education and awareness at the community level.

Speech and Hearing Center at Towson University



1 Olympic Place
Towson, MD 21204
Julie Hook

speechlanguagecenter@towson.edu
Special Needs Served:

Speech and Language Impairments


Comments:

Diagnostic and therapeutic services for speech and audiology needs.

Spina Bifida Association of the Mid-Atlantic Region



4590 MacArthur Blvd. NW Suite 250
Washington, DC 20007
Sara Struwe

sbamar@sbamar.org
Special Needs Served:

Spina Bifida and Related Disorders


Comments:

Dedicated to promoting the prevention of Spina Bifida and to enhancing the lives of all affected. Serves individuals with Spina Bifida and their families in throughout DC, Maryland, Virginia, and the surrounding states.

State of Maryland Sickle Cell Disease Program





Special Needs Served:

Sickle Cell Disease


Comments:

Support Organization for Trisomy (S.O.F.T.)



Ft. Meade, MD
Gerri Alston Meggett

gerri.meggett@yahoo.com
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Network of families and professionals dedicated to the care of children with trisomy 18, 13 and other chromosomal disorders.

The American Childhood Cancer Organization



Kensington


Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Information and support for children and adolescents with cancer and their families to encourage advocacy and to support research.

The Arc Maryland



49 Old Solomons Island Road, Suite 205
Annapolis, MD 21401

lseabaolt@thearcbaltimore.org
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Statewide advocacy organization assisting persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Maryland.

The Autism Project



9439 Old Solomons Islands Road
Owings, MD 20736
Angel Gaither-Parker

theautismproject@cs.com
Special Needs Served:
Comments:

Provides social skills, summer camps and activities for students with autism spectrum disorders.

The Cancer Support Foundation



8268 Academy Road
Ellicott City, MD 21043

info@cancersupportfoundation.org
Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Provides financial assistance and advocacy for anyone undergoing cancer treatment in MD.

The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt



Physicians Pavilion North, 6535 N. Charles St., Suite 300
Towson, MD 21204

EatingDisorderInfo@sheppardpratt.org
Special Needs Served:

Eating Disorders


Comments:

Comprehensive evaluation and evidence-based treatment for children, adolescents and adults with eating disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, ARFID, binge eating disorder and co-occurring issues such as depression and anxiety. Initial consultations and assessments available by phone. Most insurances accepted.

Phone 410-938-5252

The Feeding Table





Special Needs Served:

Feeding Problems


Comments:

Support for parents of children with feeding concerns.

The International Dyslexia Association



40 York Road, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21204

info@interdys.org
Special Needs Served:

Learning Disabilities


Comments:

Nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families, and the communities that support them.

The Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program



600 N. Wolfe Street, Meyer 101
Baltimore, MD 21287
Tracey Farrow


Special Needs Served:

Eating Disorders


Comments:

Comprehensive treatment program.

The Maryland School for the Blind



3501 Taylor Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21236

info@mdschblind.org
Special Needs Served:

Blind / Partially Sighted


Comments:

A statewide resource center that provides outreach, educational and residential services for students from birth to age 21 who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities.

The Resource Finder at Kennedy Krieger



801 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205

resourcefinder@kennedykrieger.org
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Disabilities


Comments:

Resource finder helps families and professionals locate information and resources pertaining to developmental disabilities and related disorders. A project of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Tourette Syndrome Association of Greater Washington



1829 Reisterstown Rd., Ste. 346
Pikesville, MD 21208

info@tsagw.org
Special Needs Served:

Tourette Syndrome


Comments:

Advocacy, education, information, and referral and support groups for those afflicted with Tourette Syndrome.

Towson Reading Clinic



Towson


Special Needs Served:

Learning Disabilities


Comments:

Evaluation and tutoring for children and adults who want to improve their literacy skills or who have learning difficulties. Workshops for parents and guardians on how to assist their children with reading and writing.

Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance



Silver Spring


Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Support, information, and advocacy.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults



1215 East Fort Ave., Ste 104
Baltimore, MD 21230

info@ulmanfund.org
Special Needs Served:

Cancer


Comments:

Services for teenagers and young adults diagnosed with cancer.

United Cerebral Palsy of Central Maryland



11350 McCormick Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

info@unified.org
Special Needs Served:

Cerebral Palsy


Comments:

Advocacy, research, group discussions, and links.

United Leukodystrophy Foundation





Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Information and support services.

United Needs and Abilities



688 East Main Street
Salisbury, MD 21804
Michael Dyer

info@una1.org
Special Needs Served:

Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders


Comments:

UNA is a non profit organization that enriches the lives of people with development disabilities.

Visual Learning Centers of America (The)



8827 Columbia 100 Pkwy., Suite 3
Columbia, MD 21045
Dr. Michael Kotlicky

drmichaelkotlicky@comcast.net
Special Needs Served:

Developmental Optometry for Special Needs Patients


Comments:

A developmental optometrist with nearly 40 years experience diagnosing binocular vision problems that can interfere with reading and learning. Through specialized testing, and individualized vision therapy treatment plans, patients are able to improve visual function, as well as school, sports, and job performance.

Phone: 410-730-5808

Way Station, Inc.



9030 Route 108, Suite A
Columbia, MD 21045


Special Needs Served:

Emotional Disorders


Comments:

Call for info for child and adolescents programs.

Williams Syndrome Association



570 Kirts Blvd., Suite 223
Troy, MI 48084
Terry Monkaba

info@williams-syndrome.org
Special Needs Served:

Genetic and Rare Disorders


Comments:

Information, support, programs, and services for individuals with Williams syndrome, their families, and professionals who work with them.