Disabilities support jargon. What’s LISS?

Mar 30, 18 Disabilities support jargon. What’s LISS?

Posted by in Maryland DDA

“Disabilities support jargon. What’s LISS? As much as we love to give our disabled children and family affection we can give it in may ways. LISS is not “kiss” misspelled. Actually, LISS stands for low-intensity support services. It’s a little bit of money for a little bit of support. But as we know,...

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Where is Seth’s Mom? Gateway to Success Learning Center

Where is Seth’s Mom? Gateway to Success Learning Center In December 2017, Doc Mo and Seth held a meet and greet with Seth’s Mom and the Gateway to Success parents. It was a huge hit! The director, Ms. Tiara Montgomery, asked us to come back and speak with her staff. A special thank you to Ms. Cookie for being so engaged...

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Family Support and Dispute Resolution Branch. Who are they and why you should know.

Dec 06, 17 Family Support and Dispute Resolution Branch. Who are they and why you should know.

Posted by in IEP, Maryland Dept. Education

Maryland State Department of Education Family Support and Dispute Resolution Branch Most schools and special educators are in it for the love of the job. They want to see our children succeed. Even if progress is incremental or can only be gauged in smiles, they take on the responsibility of educating our children because they have...

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Special needs planning cheat sheet. Time to plan! The clock is ticking!

Dec 06, 17 Special needs planning cheat sheet. Time to plan! The clock is ticking!

Posted by in Resources

We are busy people. We have work. We have school. We have businesses. We have a family. And we have children or family with special needs. Whether it’s autism or some other developmental disability. Whether it’s schizophrenia or Alzheimer’s, it’s important to take a breath and consider who will care for our...

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Become a community or family support waiver provider. Become part of the solution.

Nov 29, 17 Become a community or family support waiver provider. Become part of the solution.

Posted by in Maryland DDA

Are you looking for a career where you can live your passion and give back to the disabilities and mental health community. Become a community or family support waiver provider in Maryland. Become one of many resources for children with disabilities and adults with mental illnesses. From the Maryland Developmental Disabilities...

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What is tardive dyskinesia?

The long-term use of antipsychotic medication can be beneficial and lead to positive outcomes in the life of individuals diagnosed with a mental illness. However, there can be a severe side-effect called tardive dyskinesia. We encourage consulting your physician to learn more about the side-effects of long-term use of...

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