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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.

DSES Spring Update 2017

HCPSS Department of Special Education Spring Update

March 16, 2017

Nancy FitzGerald, executive director of the HCPSS Department of Special Education & Student Services, and her team

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Extended School Year (ESY) 2017

HCPSS offers a continuum of ESY services. See the links to the programs below for times, locations, target populations, and services provided.

HCPSS ESY will be from June 26 – July 21, 2017, with no school on July 4.

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