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- The Maryland Department of Disabilities offers help with employment, housing, transportation and disability benefits.
- The Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) helps eligible students who are leaving school and need assistance with job training and transportation.
- Maryland Transitioning Youth is the website of the Governor’s Interagency Transition Council (IATC) that provides a wealth of information and resources on transition for secondary students with disabilities.
- For information about transitioning to work, vocational training or higher education, visit The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)
- The Maryland Technology Assistance Program (MTAP) provides assistive technology tools to help Marylanders with disabilities and seniors enjoy the same rights and opportunities as other citizens.
- The Maryland Division of Workforce Development Adult Learning helps to match job seekers with employers and to provide training opportunities at:
- College 411: A Student Guide to Higher Education & Financial Aid in Maryland offers information about colleges and their courses, scholarships and other forms of financial aid, military programs that offer tuition assistance or scholarships, and private career schools.
- Job Seeker Fact Sheets created by The National Education Center offer lots of information about employment for people with disabilities.
- Parent Training and Information Center (PTI): Parents Place of Maryland offers individual assistance to families of children with disabilities along with community workshops and information packets on a range of topics.
- Career One-stop: Pathways to Career Success offers information about careers, education and training, resume development and job searches.
- Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) employs a comprehensive strategy of public education, outreach, and evidence-based policy research and demonstrations to reach employers, businesses, and the disability community concerning the most effective ways to tap the underutilized talents of workers with disabilities.
- U.S. Department of Labor Disability Resources seeks to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities by expanding access to training, education, employment supports, assistive technology, integrated employment, entrepreneurial development, and small-business opportunities. The agency also builds partnerships with employers and state and local agencies to increase awareness of the benefits of hiring people with disabilities, and to facilitate the use of effective strategies. ODEP does not enforce any laws.
- National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHY) is a one stop shop for information on services for children and youth, laws, and family-specific resources.
- The ARC Serving People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities provides comprehensive information on different disabilities, education, employment, civil rights, housing, and long term supports.
- For more in depth information about attending college, visit Think College: College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities
- In-depth information about hundreds of careers, career ladders, pay scales, and skill requirements can be found at O*NET Center Career Ladders and Lattices
- For information on post-secondary education for people with disabilities, visit the HEATH Resource Center: Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities
- The Cerebral Palsy Guide