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Advocacy ASAN  http://www.autisticadvocacy.org/ Autistic Self Advocacy Network 
Advocacy Center for Self Determination http://www.centerforself-determination.com  
Advocacy Commission for People with Disabilities in Montgomery County, MD http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/ADS/CPWD/CPWDIndex.html  
Advocacy Integrated Living Opportunities www.ilonow.org ILO is a coalition of adult self advocates and their families with special needs who are working together as they face the challenging experience of preparing, and then supporting their children as they live independently in the community. 
Advocacy Learning Community for Person Center Planning http://www.learningcommunity.us/home.html The Learning Community for Person Centered Practices envisions a world where all people have positive control over the lives they have chosen for themselves. 
Advocacy Link2it DC  http://pinterest.com/link2it/ Linking individuals with intellectual differences, their families, and caregivers to resources and information throughout MD, DC, and VA. 
Advocacy Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council http://www.md-council.org/  
Advocacy National Organization for End the Waitlists http://www.noewait.net/  
Advocacy People on the GO (Maryland) http://www.peopleonthegomaryland.com/  
Advocacy Self Directed Services Advocacy Network http://marylandsds.org/ We are participants, families and advocates for Self-Directed Services (SDS) in Maryland. SDS is designed to be “flexible, person centered and family oriented” 
Autism Information 101 Noteworthy sites on Aspergers and Autism Spectrum Disorders http://phdinspecialeducation.com/autism-aspergers/ The complex combinations of symptoms that can be diagnosed as autism spectrum disorder, along with the shifting definition and perception of the condition, makes it important to keep up with current news and info being published by knowledgeable professionals on all things related to ASD. 
Autism Information Adults into Autism - Making the Transition http://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/090208p12.shtml Adults into Autism - Making the Transition 
Autism Information Amazing story of Adult with Autism http://www.donnawilliams.net/front.0.html  
Autism Information Articles related to Adults with Autism https://www.iidc.indiana.edu/pages/articles-adult training articles written Resources for Adults by staff members of the Indiana Resource Center for Autism. 
Autism Information Autism Acceptance Month Web Site http://www.autismacceptancemonth.com/  
Autism Information Autism Info & Events in Montgomery County http://www.autmont.com  
Autism Information Autism Research with Dr. Valerie Hu http://www.modelmekids.com/autism-research.html  
Autism Information Autism Society http://www.autism-society.org/  
Autism Information Autism Society Montgomery County Maryland http://www.autismmontgomerycounty.com/index.html  
Autism Information Autism Speaks http://www.autismspeaks.org/  
Autism Information Autism Support Network http://www.autismsupportnetwork.com/ Connect. Guide. Unite. 
Autism Information Communicating with an Autistic Child: A Parent's Guide http://www.wiseoldsayings.com/communicating-with-an-autistic-child-a-parents-guide.php  
Autism Information Foundations for Autism Support and Training http://www.foundationforautismsupportandtraining.org/home.html  
Autism Information Howard County Autism Society http://www.howard-autism.org/  
Autism Information Online Resource and Community for Autism and Asperger's http://www.wrongplanet.net/  
Autism Information Pathfinders for Autism http://www.pathfindersforautism.org/  
Autism Information PBS Newshour : Autism Now http://www.pbs.org/newshour/news/autism/ PBS News Hour Series on Autism 
Autism Information Therapeutic Dogs for Children and Adults with Autism https://www.rover.com/blog/autism-service-dogs/  
County Resources Disability Resources Network http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/ADS/Disability/DisabilityNetworkDirectory.html  
County Resources Montgomery County Crisis Center http://www6.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhstmpl.asp?url=/content/hhs/crisis_center/default.asp 240-777-4000 1301 Piccard Drive, 1st Floor Rockville, Maryland 20850. Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week 
County Resources Montgomery County Schools (MCPS) Transition Services http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/departments/transitionsvcs MCPS Transition Services assist students with disabilities in making an effective transition from school to adult services! 
Developmental Disability Providers 0 - DDA Southern Maryland Provider Listing http://dda.dhmh.maryland.gov/Pages/smro-providers.aspx Provider List in Montgomery County Maryland 
Developmental Disability Providers Arc Montgomery County http://www.thearcofmontgomerycounty.org/  
Developmental Disability Providers Community Support Services http://www.css-md.org/index.htm  
Developmental Disability Providers CSAAC in Montgomery County http://www.csaac.org/  
Developmental Disability Providers Jewish Foundation for Group Homes http://www.jfgh.org/  
Developmental Disability Providers Jubilee Association of Maryland, Inc http://www.jubileemd.org/  
Developmental Disability Providers SEEC http://seeconline.org/  
Developmental Disability Providers St. Coletta's of Greater Wasshington http://www.stcoletta.org/  
Developmental Disability Providers Target Community & Educational Services, Inc http://targetcommunity.org/  
Dreams & Possibilities Alex's Art Loft http://alexartloft.org/  
Dreams & Possibilities Birthright Israel Tours for Young Adults with Differences http://www.chabad.org/news/article_cdo/aid/1567568/jewish/Birthright-Offers-Special-Needs-Tour.htm  
Dreams & Possibilities Cura Personalis Project, Inc. http://www.thecpproject.com/ 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Montgomery County, MD which provides vocational and prevocational training to young adults and transitioning youth with developmental disabilities.  
Dreams & Possibilities Donna Williams's http://www.donnawilliams.net Author, Autist, Autism Consultant 
Dreams & Possibilities Inclusion Works in Canada http://www.inclusionworks.ca/ Inclu­sion­Works! pro­vides an indi­vid­u­al­ized, age appro­pri­ate, community-based pro­gram for young adults with devel­op­men­tal disabilities. 
Dreams & Possibilities Second Wave http://www.secondwavevictoria.ca/index.html Second Wave is a grassroots group of families of youth and adults with developmental disabilities, self-advocates and professionals from the Victoria Capital Regional District in British Columbia.  
Drivers Training Google Search of Driving Schools in Montgomery County https://www.google.com/search?q=driving+training+in+montgomery+county%2C+md&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a  
Drivers Training I Drive Smart http://www.idrivesmart.com/ Driver's Class and Behind the Wheel Training 
Drivers Training Maryland Driver's Behind the Wheel Test Overview http://www.premierdriversed.com/mva-test-overview/  
Drivers Training Montgomery College Driver Education http://cms.montgomerycollege.edu/wdce/bits/drivered.html  
Drivers Training MVA Driving Skills Requirements http://www.mva.maryland.gov/About-MVA/INFO/26300/26300-28T.htm  
Education Best College for Students with Disabilities http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disabled-students/  
Education Choosing College for Students with ADD http://www.additudemag.com/adhd/article/928.html  
Education College Resources for Students with Disabilities http://online.rutgers.edu/college-resources-for-students-with-disabilities/  
Education Teaching College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/effective-classroom-management/teaching-college-students-with-autism-spectrum-disorders/  
Education Telling our Story about Happiness - Adults with Developmental Disabilities http://www.mymcmedia.org/telling-your-story-with-terrel-and-nic-happiness/  
Federal Resources National Council of Disability http://www.ncd.gov/  
Federal Resources Social Security Online http://www.ssa.gov/  
Housing Autism Housing Network http://www.autismhousingnetwork.org/  
Housing Autism Speaks - Housing and Residential Supports http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/housing-and-residential-supports  
Housing Housing for Adults with Developmental Disabilities http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/OLO/Resources/Files/2017%20Reports/OLOReport2017_13.pdf Montgomery County Council requested this study to better understand the housing challenges that face adults with developmental disabilities and their families. 
Housing Housing Opportunity Commission of Montgomery County http://www.hocmc.org/  
Housing Housing Unlimited http://www.housingunlimited.org/ Housing for Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities 
Housing Integrated Living Opportunities http://www.ilonow.org/ ILO is a coalition of adult self advocates and their families with special needs who are working together as they face the challenging experience of preparing, and then supporting their children as they live independently in the community. 
Housing Main Street Connect https://www.mainstreetconnect.org/ Main Street will offer a solution to this pressing need by providing residential options to adults who desire independent living and community engagement 
Housing My Own Front Door - A Tenant Manual http://mdod.maryland.gov/housing/Documents/My%20Own%20Front%20Door%20finalPWP.pdf  Manual helps individuals with disabilities Moving into their own housing! 
Housing National Association for Residential Providers for Adults with Autism http://www.narpaa.org/  
Housing Rockville Housing Authority http://www.rockvillehe.org/ Housing Vouchers and more for Rockville, MD 
Job Prep to Employment Disability Network Directory - Employment Services http://www6.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhstmpl.asp?url=/content/hhs/ads/DisabilityNetworkDirectory/E/employment.asp A-Z Resources From Montgomery County Government 
Job Prep to Employment Federal Government Schedule A http://schedule-a.info/ Jobs for People with Disabilities with the Federal Government 
Job Prep to Employment Outstanding Possibilities Revealed http://www.oprservices.org/ Innovative Employment Job Development available in Maryland thru Self Directed Services or Private Pay. CEO very knowledgeable about Maryland Employment 
Job Prep to Employment Sunflower Bakery https://www.sunflowerbakery.org/ Sunflower Bakery prepares young adults with learning differences for employment in pastry, baking and related food industries. 
Job Prep to Employment What Can You Do? http://www.whatcanyoudocampaign.org/ Campaign for Disability Employment 
Legal Resources Americans and Disabilities Act http://www.ada.gov/  
Legal Resources Barry Fierst http://fierstfink-law.com/  
Legal Resources Callegary and Steedman http://www.callegarysteedman.com/  
Legal Resources Estate Planning for Parents of Children with Autism https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/estate-planning-for-parents-of-children-with-autism  
Legal Resources Guardianship and Alternatives http://callegarylaw.com/tag/guardianship/  
Legal Resources Leon Geller - Trial Attorney  http://www.lawofficeofleongeller.com/areas-of-practice/  
Legal Resources Maryland Disabilities Law Center http://www.mdlclaw.org/  
Mental Health Resources Brain & Behavior Research http://bbrfoundation.org/  
Mental Health Resources Cornerstone Montgomery http://www.cornerstonemontgomery.org/  
Mental Health Resources Family Services, Inc http://www.familyservicesagency.org/mental.html  
Mental Health Resources Maryland Coalition of Families for Children's Mental Health http://www.mdcoalition.org/  
Mental Health Resources Montgomery County - Crisis Services http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/programindex/crisisservicesindex.html  
Mental Health Resources NAMI Montgomery County http://www.namimc.org/ Since 1978, NAMI Montgomery County has been improving the lives of individuals affected by mental illness. 
Mental Health Resources TRACKS http://www.fs-inc.org/services/programs/tracks Family Services Transition to Adulthood Program in Montgomery County, MD 
Professional Sites A Splint - Aspies Connecting with NTs http://www.asplint.com/  
Professional Sites Foundation for Autism Support and Training http://www.foundationforautismsupportandtraining.org/home.html  
Professional Sites House Calls, LLC http://www.callingonbeth.net/  
Professional Sites JMR Consulting http://www.jmrlcswc.com Jonathan Rhoads, LCWS-C, Quality Therapy for Children, Adolescents, and their Families 
Professional Sites Jonah Green and Associates, LLC http://www.childandfamilymentalhealth.com/  
Professional Sites M&L Special Needs Planning http://specialneedsplanning.net  
Professional Sites Stefano and Associates http://stefanoassociates.com/ Formerly Spodak Stefano and Assosicates 
Professional Sites Success Transitions http://www.successtransitions.net/index.html Career/ Life Coaching in the Baltimore Metro Area 
Professional Sites Weinfeld Edication Group http://www.weinfeldeducationgroup.com/  
Recreational Art Stream Inc. http://www.art-stream.org ArtStream's mission is to create artistic opportunities for individuals in communities traditionally under-served by the arts. 
Recreational Asperger Adults of Greater Washington http://aagw.net/  
Recreational Best Buddies of Maryland http://aagw.net/  
Recreational Potomac Community Resources http://www.pcr-inc.org/ Potomac Community Resources, Inc. (PCR) is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the inclusion of persons with developmental differences into the life of our community.  
Recreational Special Olympics of Montgomery County http://www.somdmontgomery.org  
Recreational UpCounty Community Resources http://www.ucresources.org/ We promote the full inclusion of persons with developmental and intellectual differences into every aspect of community life. 
Resources PCR - Community Links http://pcr-inc.org/community-resources/community-links/ More Resources! 
Social Security Info Overview Ticket to Work Program http://www.cessi.net/ttw/faqs/index.asp  
Social Security Info Redbook - Guide to Work Incentives http://www.socialsecurity.gov/redbook/  
Social Security Info Social Security On Line http://www.ssa.gov/  
Social Security Info Understanding Supplemental Security Income (SSI) http://www.ssa.gov/  
State Resources Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene http://dhmh.maryland.gov/mha/SitePages/Home.aspx  
State Resources Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration http://dda.dhmh.maryland.gov/SitePages/Home.aspx Maryland DDA 
State Resources Maryland Transition Resource http://www.mdtransition.org/  
Transportation Call-N-Ride https://www6.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/dot/call_n_ride/index.asp  
Transportation Metro Access http://www.wmata.com/accessibility/metroaccess_service/  
Transportation Transportation Network Directory for People with Disabilities and Adults 50+  http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HHS-Program/Resources/Files/A%26D%20Docs/TransportationOptionsforSeniorsandPWD.pdf  
Travel Opportunities Camp Atlantic Beach Camp http://www.campatlantic.org/seniorprogram.htm#  
Travel Opportunities Exceptional Vacations http://www.exceptional-vacations.com/  
Travel Opportunities Frontier Travel Camp http://www.frontiertravelcamp.com/  
Travel Opportunities Melwood Recreation Access Adventures http://www.melwoodrecreation.org/travel  
Travel Opportunities Recreation and Travel Camps with League for People with Disabilities  https://www.leagueforpeople.org/dates-and-rates Recreation and Travel Camps 
Volunteering MCPAWS  http://www.mcpaw.org/jobs-volunteering/ Volunteer Site for MCPAWS, Animal Adoption Center of Montgomery County 
Volunteering Project Reboot http://www.projectreboot.org/ Volunteer needs at Project Reboot vary from time to time. However, all of our volunteer needs fall into two broad categories - technical and professional. Depending on your interests and skills we can likely find a spot for you in our organization. 
Yahoo E-groups MC Asperger Parent Support Group http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MC-Asperger-Parent-Support-Group/  
Yahoo E-groups McNeeds - Grassroots group for individuals with disabilities http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MCneeds/ K - 12 Conversations and More 
Yahoo E-groups MCTrans E-group - Montgomery County Transitioning Adults http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MCTrans/ Grassroots e-group for families of adults with differences from transitioning youth to adult hood. 
Yahoo E-groups MD Self Direction http://groups.yahoo.com/group/MDSelfDirection/ This yahoogroup listserv is meant to facilitate conversation among residents of Maryland who are interested in Self Direction for individual with Developmental Disabilities. This is currently called the New Directions Waiver in Maryland. 
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