Advocating for Your Child: Before and During the IEP Meeting

Remember– you are the primary decision-maker for your child. No changes in your child’s placement or services should take place without your approval, except in an emergency situation. You are a member of the team. Work with the people who work with your child. Your success as an advocate for your child depends on working…

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Transition Planning

The Maryland State Department of Education and the Governor’s Interagency Transition Council for Youth with Disabilities offer helpful articles on transition, college, employment services, health care, transportation, and more.

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Maryland Transitioning Youth Website

The Maryland Transitioning Youth website is designed for families and youth with disabilities. It is loaded with information and resources for transition planning, postsecondary education, employment services, and much more. Visit. Transition Planning Guide: Preparing Students with Disabilities to Move from School to Appropriate Postsecondary Outcomes. Read more.  

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