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Parental Consent Under Maryland Law

July 1, 2017
Maryland State Department of Education DSE/EIS Technical Assistance Bulletin

On April 10, 2017, the Maryland General Assembly passed Senate Bill 710, which amended Education Article §8-405(f) to require that an individualized education program (IEP) team must obtain the written consent of a parent

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Planning for Transition Success

June 1017 Presentation by Katie Collins-Ihrke, MBA, MS
Executive Director
Accessible Resources for Independence

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10 Things to do Before School Starts

A successful school year begins in July. An unsuccessful one begins the first day of classes. Set up your child for success by reviewing his IEP or 504 Plan, developing organization systems with him, communicating with teachers, and more during the summer months.

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Top Five Questions to Ask an OT

By Ashley Lankford, OT, Cecil County
Maryland Learning Links

Occupational therapists have a unique skill set to provide support and enhance your child’s participation in school. Their ideas can be applied at home to help with homework, self-care and other daily routines.

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How to Make Your Next IEP Start off on the Right Foot

Autism Classroom News and Resources

You are getting ready for an IEP meeting. You want it to be a positive IEP, but you aren’t sure what to expect. Maybe it’s your first IEP meeting ever. Maybe you are a veteran (of the IEP “wars”), but it’s the start of a new year. You walk into the IEP and are greeted by a table full of people.

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Reach Indpendence Through Self Employment (RISE) Program

Presented by Morris Tranen at the Transition Symposium March 18, 2017

Self-employment is a vocational option for individuals with severe disabilities. The RISE Program facilitates and encourages the successful launch and operation of consumer-owned ventures.