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

Autism Issues Complicate Anti-Bullying Task

Positive interactions between those with disabilities, other peers seen as crucial A widely publicized case of two Maryland teenagers charged with assault for bullying a classmate with autism—a classmate who later strongly defended them—illustrates the complexities that schools face

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A Family Guide to Next Steps

A Family Guide to Next Steps: When Your Child In Early Intervention Turns Three – Families Have a Choice. This publication informs families of children receiving services in early intervention in Maryland regarding the next steps for their child and family.

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Considering Assistive Technology on the IEP

by Lisa Brodjieski, M.S., CCC-SLP The 1997 revision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) included many new requirements for school districts. One of those requirements is the group of “special factors,” which each IEP team must consider. Assistive technology is one of those special factors.

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