ADHD

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder may find the following link helpful:

The National Resource on ADHD

ALCOHOLISM

Alcoholics Anonymous 410-663-1912.

Al-Anon 410-832-7094. This group is for families and friends of alcoholics.

Alateen 1-888-4AL-ANON.  This group is for the teenager who has an alcoholic friend or family member.

ALZHEIMER’S

Those looking for support with Alzheimer’s local to Howard County, may reach out to The Florence Bain’s Center

To find out about programs at The Florence Bain’s Center, please call  410-964-9616.

ASPERGER’S SYNDROME

For more information on Asperger’s Syndrome, see the following Asperger’s Articles

For information, networking, referrals and printed materials , visit Autism Spectrum Coalition; a  non profit organization with a passion for helping challenged individuals and families.

AUTISM

 Pathfinders for Autism aims to improve the lives of individuals with autism and the people who care for them.

 Autism Society  is the nation’s leading grassroots autism organization, striving to improve the lives of all affected by autism.

First Signs specializes in providing information on early detection and recognizing early signs of autism and related disorders.

 Lovaas Institute  provides behavioral treatment utilizing the principles of applied behavior analysis.

BIPOLAR

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) provides information and support for those looking to understand mental illness.

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance  provides  hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders.

International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred) aims to shine a positive light on depression and eliminate the stigma associated with the disease through prevention, research and education.

 Mental Health America  is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans.

Dr. Papolos is an expert on juvenile and adult onset bipolar disorder.  Learn more about his services  here

 

DEPRESSION

National Institute of Mental Health is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

Teens or Parents of teens with depression may find the following link helpful : NIMH Teen Depression

DIABETES

JDRF – Type 1 Diabetes Resources

DORS MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DIVISION OF REHABILITATION SERVICES

DORS provides services for ​those that have a disability or serious health condition that impacts their ability to work.

Division of Rehabilitation Services
2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
Phone: 410-554-9442 or 888-554-0334 toll free
Videophone: 443-798-2840
Email: dors@maryland.gov

DYSGRAPHIA (HANDWRITING)

Handwriting Without Tears provides easier, happier ways for children to master handwriting.

DYSLEXIA

International Dyslexia Association is a hub for those looking to learn more about Dyslexia.

The Maryland branch of IDA can be reached at 1-800-509-4980

LEARNING DISABILITIES

LDOnLine is a great resource for those looking to learn more about learning disabilities and ADHD.

 

INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is a resource providing information, news, and publications regarding Intellectual Disabilities.

 

ORGANIZATION & PRODUCTIVITY

Time Timer is a tool that can be of great assistance to those looking to manage daily productivity.