Childcare and Resources for Parents of Children with Disabilities

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Child Care


Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Evaluation and treatment for children with learning disabilities, cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, developmental delays, injuries of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system and other conditions. Respite for families who have children with special needs.


Deaf, Hearing Impaired, and Deaf-Blind


Maryland Relay
301 West Preston St., Suite 1008A
Baltimore, MD 21201
800-552-7724 or 410-767-6960 (Voice/TTY), 443-453-5970 (Video Phone)
Free public service available 24/7, 365 days a year that helps people who are hard of hearing communicate on the telephone.


Developmental Disabilities


Little Leaves Behavioral Services
9727 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Little Leaves is dedicated to helping people with social, communication and behavioral challenges grow and succeed so that they can participate as fully as possible in their families and communities. Using evidence-based practices based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), our professionals partner with each family to develop and implement an individualized therapeutic plan. We also help families coordinate the logistics of therapy so that they can focus their time on caring for their children. Eleven locations serve the Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Virginia and South Florida regions.


Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council
217 E. Redwood St.
Suite 1300
Baltimore, MD 21202
Relay 711
Advocacy organization for public policy and supportive practices and opportunities that promote the full inclusion of all people with developmental disabilities in community life.


Resource Finder at Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Resource Finder helps families and professionals locate information and resources pertaining to developmental disabilities and related disorders. A project of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute.


See the full directory of resources for parents  of children  with disabilities in our digital issue, here.

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