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2018 Summer Learning Series

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
2018 Summer Learning Series:

Connecting Home, School and Community

The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) is hosting a Summer Learning Series from early June through mid-August. The series consist of full-day and half-day workshops with interdisciplinary topics focused on working with students and individuals with intellectual, developmental and other disabilities and their families. The Summer Learning Series will help a range of professionals, including teachers, social workers, psychologists, nurses, care providers, paraprofessionals, case managers, speech, physical, and occupational therapists, school counselors, faith leaders, community members, parents, and students, to expand their knowledge and skills to engage in effective advocacy.

June 7 – August 17, 2018

MCDD Training Room
(7000 Tudsbury Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21244)

For more information on our Summer Learning Series or sponsoring a workshop, please call Dr. Mirian Ofonedu at 443-923-9555, email

Topics Include:

Communicating with Families and Caregivers of Students with Autism or other Developmental Disabilities
Bullying, Harassment, & Intimidation of Children with Disabilities; Discipline of Students with Disabilities in Maryland Public Schools
Treatment of Depression in African-American Adolescents
Functional Assessment and Intervention for Problem Behavior
Suicide Prevention is Everyone’s Business: The Role that We Play as Providers
• Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities; Guardianship And Its Alternatives: What You Need to Know
Understanding Autism: Providing Support for Individuals with Autism
Special education law and policy
And more!