Landover, MD 20785
Provides information, referral, counseling, public education, advocacy and consultation services for individuals with epilepsy.
Exceptional Parent Library
Provides a good source of books, videos, and software for parents who care for children with special needs.
Provides parenting support with a 24-hour Stress Line.
Family Village Project
Provides a global network that integrates information, resources, and communication opportunities on the Internet for people with special needs or disabilities, their families and providers.
Federal Interagency Coordinating Council (FICC)
Provides a storehouse of information for parents of children with disabilities, age birth to 5 years, receiving services under IDEA
6811 Kenilworth Avenue, Suite 504
Riverdale, MD 20737
Provides independent living and advocacy services, benefits counseling and youth leadership development supports to people with disabilities.
Lorie Center – Early Headstart Program
Provides in-home mentoring and parenting skills training for parents of very young children.
National Down Syndrome Society
Provides information including local chapters and support groups, referrals and advocacy.
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities (NICHCY)
Operates as a national clearinghouse, providing free information to assist parents, educators, caregivers, and advocates of children with disabilities.
National Parent Network on Disabilities
Provides a comprehensive source of information for parents, caregivers and advocates on legislative issues, advocacy and parenting issues.
PACT/ Growing Together
7000 Tudsbury Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
Offers a supported parenting program that teaches parenting and independent living skills to mothers and fathers with intellectual disabilities. PACT offers free training for professionals.
Parents of Children with Down Syndrome
Parent Encouragement Program (PEP)
Offers parenting support, training and workshops throughout the year.
The One World Center for Autism, Inc. 1400 Nalley Terrace Hyattsville, Maryland 20785
Office: 301-618-8395 www.worldforautism.info Dedicated to nurturing the social, psychological, educational, and physical well-being of over 1,100 children, adolescents, and their families living with Autism in Prince Georges County, Maryland.
United Cerebral Palsy of Prince George’s County
Lanham, MD 20706
Provides information and referral services to families.
United Parents Syndicate on Disabilities
Offers news, information, conference and event schedules, and legislative updates.