Essential resources for understanding the world of special education in Howard County and beyond.

How to Find Inclusive Childcare

Parents’ Place of Maryland Choosing care for your child with a disability means you have to decide which program and facility best meet your child’s needs. Finding a welcoming, educated childcare provider that cares for each child’s differences is important. To help find the right fit for your child, use this checklist when you visit…

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Navigating Compensatory Education/Recovery Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic

A Parent’s Guide Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services Updated April 2021 The Navigating Compensatory Education/Recovery Services during the COVID-19 Pandemic parent’s guide helps parents understand how compensatory education/recovery services will be determined for their child to address any loss of a free appropriate public education (FAPE) that…

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Compensatory Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Many students with disabilities have not made progress or have lost skills during the COVID-19 pandemic because their individualized education programs (IEPs) have not been implemented fully during virtual learning. These students may qualify for compensatory (make-up) education to get them to where they would have been educationally if they had received services in accordance…

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