Family and Community Resources
Below are links to websites with information and resources that may be useful to you.*
- American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities – American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) – DDA provides a coordinated service delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of integration into the community.
- Montgomery County, Disability Services –
- Prince George’s County, Mental Health and Disabilities Division –
- Resource Connections – partners with people who are authorized for services by Maryland’s Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) to provide eligibility assistance, case management, resource coordination, and support of each person's goals and dreams.
- “Customized Employment: Put It to Work for You” – Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) pdf brochure.
- “Customized Employment: Works Everywhere” – Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) pdf brochure.
- Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD) – Innovative workforce solutions web page.
- Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) – U.S. Department of Labor website.
Hiring People with Disabilities
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS) – Tax Benefits for Businesses Who Have Employees with Disabilities.
- Job Accommodation Network (JAN) – is a national, toll-free, consulting service that provides information regarding job accommodations.
- Maryland Disability Employment Tax Credit –
- Maryland Works, Inc. – is a statewide membership association that expands employment and business ownership opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
- Small Business Administration (SBA) – Learn about hiring people with disabilities on the Small Business Administration website.
- Temporary Cash Assistance in Maryland (TANF) – Employers can receive a federal tax credit for each person with a disability who is a recipient of TANF at the time of hire.
- Think Beyond the Label – provides businesses with up-to-date information, tools and the state and local resources they need to hire people with disabilities and integrate them into their workforce.
- WorkSupport.com – provides information, resources and research about work and disability issues.
- Learning Links – Transitions page
- Maryland Transitioning Youth – Maryland Governor’s Transitioning Youth Initiative
- Maryland, DDA – Transitioning Youth
- Maryland, DORS – Transitioning High School Students: What's Next?
- PGCPS Special Education – Partners for Success Parent Center
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