Resources Beyond Endless Options
Local Autism Agencies
Child and Adult Protective Services
The Parent's Place
The Parent's Place is a Maryland nonprofit organization that provides information to Maryland familes of children with all disabilities and special health care needs. They are the statewide Parent Training and Information Center (PTI) and the Family-to-Familiy Health Information Center.
- Individual assistance is provided over the phone and in-person to families who have questions about their child's needs such as special education and health care access.
- Workshops for parents and professionals take place on an ongoing basis throughout Maryland.
- Resources such as information packets and fact sheets are available on a variety of relevant topics.
They have a calander of events that show not only their events, but other events in the area that may be helpful to our parents and/or staff.
View their website: www.ppmd.org
The Autism Society
The Autism Society is a non-profit organizaiton with chapters across Maryland to help those affected by Autism. They host monthly outings for members and support group meetings for families and students. They have a large library of resources available on ther website.
Pathfinders for Autism
Pathfinders for Autism is a Maryland-based non-profit founded by parents and children with Autism. They provide many resources to families through their website, workshops, and trainings. They also hold recreational events in the community for students.
Visit their website: https://pathfindersforautism.org/
Autism Speaks Grants
Autism Speaks provides a variety of grants throughout the year. Please visit the link below to apply for their resources.
Social Group for teens with Autism
Started by one of our own clients
Please visit the Disability Express website by clicking on the link below learn more about a former client's social group for teens with disabilities, including Autism.
Window decals available for parents with autistic children
Thank you to one of our parents for advising us of the window decals that are available for parents with autistic children. It can alert an emergency personnel of the presence of an autistic individual and the fact that that individual may not respond to verbal commands. This could be a very useful tool to have in your car and in your home.
Aid for parents dealing with elopement
New resource available to aid family with elopement issues.