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Maryland Statewide IEP

An Overview for Parents

Online Presentation by Maryland Learning Links

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Using Visual Supports

Presentation by Rebecca Mina, M.S., CCC-SLP
HCPSS Speech Language Pathologist

Explore how you can use visual supports at home and in the community to positively impact your child’s independence and to positively impact behavior.

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Transition to Kindergarten Programs Webinar

A rcorded family training and support webinar from the HCPSS Office of Early Intervention Services

Learn how services and programs for children of school age may differ from early childhood services. The webinar provides information about special education and related services for kindergarters.

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Tutoring as a Direct Service of IDEA

by Pete Wright

Where should we put tutoring for a student on the IEP page? Is tutoring considered a reasonable accommodation or modification?


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Autism and Salsa: How One Mom is Teaching Her Son Life Skills

Tue, Mar 10, 2015 11:10:18 AM
A mother in Windham, Maine, has started a salsa cooking business that she's used to help teach and calm her son with autism, according to WCSH. March 10, 2015 [...]
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Watch: Girl With Autism Performs With Weird Al on Comedy Central

Mon, Mar 09, 2015 11:37:10 AM
Jodi DiPiazza, a 13-year-old pianist and singer with autism who brought down the house at 2012's Night of Too Many Stars, made another appearance at this year's event — this time performing alongside Weird Al Yankovic. March 09, 2015 [...]
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Adult with Autism Reenacts Scene From 'Aladdin' with Gilbert Gottfried

Mon, Mar 09, 2015 10:20:54 AM
Owen Suskind, who has autism got to reenact a scene from Aladdin with Gilbert Gottfried who voiced the character of Iago at a Night of Too Many Stars. March 09, 2015 [...]
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TDF's Autism Theatre Initiative Hosts Disney's Aladdin

Sun, Mar 08, 2015 4:54:17 PM
First ever autism-friendly performance of Disney's Tony Award-Winning Musical, Aladdin, completes fourth season of TDF's Autism Theatre Initiative's autism-friendly performances March 08, 2015 The [...]
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