On a quarterly basis, the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) updates its local, regional, state and national families and associates with an online newsletter, briefing them on the latest activities of the MCDD and its partners.

Interim Director's Message

Maureen van Stone, Esq., MS, has worked with Kennedy Krieger Institute patients and families for many years, first through the Institute’s Neurobehavioral Unit, and later as director of Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law) and associate director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilites (MCDD). As interim director of the MCDD, she looks forward to continuing her work with children and families.

Featured Stories

MCDD Receives On-Site Technical Assistance for the Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Project

MCDD is one of four University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service selected to receive on-site technical assistance and consultation for the Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence project.


Dr. Jacqueline Stone Accepts Position as Vice President of Clinical Programs

Dr. Jacqueline Stone recently assumed the role of vice president of clinical programs at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

Meeting the Needs of Hispanic Families

This past fall, representatives of POG’s statewide self-advocacy network were invited by the Archdiocese of Washington to speak to members of the District of Columbia's Hispanic community who have intellectual and developmental disabilities and/or are parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


MCDD staff have been recognized for their accomplishments.

Community News

MCDD has appeared at a number of recent events supporting services for individuals with disabilities.