Special Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Q&A with Leslie Seid Margolis, Disability Rights Maryland

Special Education During the COVID19 Pandemic Webinar May 26, 2020 Leslie Seid Margolis, managing attorney for Disability Rights Maryland, discussed important MSDE updates to special education recommendations for continuity of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. View the presentation slides to receive guidance on how families can collaborate with school teams during the closure while protecting…

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Take the HoCo Autism #GivingChallenge

Take the HoCo Autism #GivingChallenge with your gift to the Howard County Autism Society on May 5th, #GivingTuesdayNow, a day of global unity in response to COVID-19. Your local gift in any amount – $10, $20, $50 or more – stays local to support individuals with autism and their families with educational, financial, emotional and autism-specific resources. CLICK…

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SSI and SSDI for Young Adults with Disabilities on 5/20

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are disability income benefit programs administered by the Social Security Administration. Join us online May 20th as presenter Michael Dalto reviews the application process and share details about SSI and SSDI for young adults with disabilities. Additional topics include work incentives and the ABLE account…

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Statement on COVID-19 and HCAS Event Cancellations

Out of an abundance of caution and after consulting with local officials, the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) has decided to cancel several of its upcoming events and activities.  Please be assured, we do not make this decision lightly and know the value our events and activities have for the HCAS community. Below is a…

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HCAS Receives $10,000 Innovation Grant from Howard County!

The Howard County Autism Society was honored to be selected as one of eight recipients selected to receive an Innovation Grant from Howard County. The $10,000 grant award will support a pilot Autism Hiring Center, an effort to advance neurodiversity and connect Howard County businesses to a competent, capable workforce. The award was presented by…

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