WEBSITE OFFERS RESOURCES TO PARENTS, EDUCATORS OF CHILDREN AND STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
BALTIMORE (November 18, 2011) – Families and educators interested in early intervention services and special education information and issues now have a user-friendly resource at their fingertips.
MarylandLearningLinks.org is a unique, dynamic website providing information about the Individualized Family Services Plan (IFSP) and Individualized Education Program (IEP) processes, family involvement and other topics and trends related to special education. The site features a number of interactive tools, blogs, and newsletters aimed at administrators, teachers, service providers, and parents.
“We know that students thrive when their support system is equipped with the best information,” said Interim State Superintendent Bernard Sadusky. “MarylandLearningLinks.org provides users with critical ideas and resources, all free-of-charge and available just a click away.”
MarylandLearningLinks.org offers helpful information for families and educators working with children with disabilities, birth through age 21. The website offers users the benefit of an online community. Parents and educators can join, participate, and share in an ongoing conversation, all designed to strengthen student learning.
Developed through Maryland’s State Improvement Grant (H323A070003), MarylandLearningLinks.org is a partnership of the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services, and the Johns Hopkins University/School of Education/Center for Technology in Education.