MCDD News & Updates
2014 LEGISLATIVE UPDATE:
The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council’s Annual Report
NOVEMBER 14, 2014
Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze
Project HEAL’s 2014 Outstanding Partners
Project HEAL recognizes the Baltimore office of Ballard Spahr, LLP and Ron Howard and Associates of RE/MAX Preferred for their exceptional generosity and support in 2014.
Resource Finder at Kennedy Krieger Institute
A free resource that provides access to information and support for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.
Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
Who We Are
The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute is dedicated to leadership in the field of developmental and other disabilities, so that people of all ages can maximize their potential and achieve independence, productivity, and inclusion within their communities.
What We Do
The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities staff are engaged in four core functions:
- Interdisciplinary Pre-Service Training
- Community Service and Technical Assistance
- Research and Evaluation
- Dissemination Activities
- Cultural Competence
- Person and Family-Centered Practices
- Community Inclusion
- Excellence: Leading Through Innovation, Best Practices, and Collaboration
People with developmental disabilities are increasingly assuming their rightful place in society. Staff of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities adhere to high ethical standards of professional practice and respect and support the legal and human rights of people with developmental disabilities and their families.
State Developmental Disability Network Organizations (Sister Agencies)
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration
Maryland State Department of Education
Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office for Genetics and People with Special Health Care Needs (Maryland’s Title V Agency)
The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities is one of a national network of University Centers for Excellence (UCEDD) federally funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities
Maximizing Potential. Creating Change