Links to outside resources

Outside links to other organizations and events that may be of interest to athletes, parents, volunteers.


Special Olympics Maryland home page…

Current edition of SOMD IMPACT E-newsletter….   Click HERE


Guardianship and its Alternatives – A handbook on Maryland law – a pdf handbook to assist parents and guardians.


ABC News video of SOMO Cheerleading Team – Destiny with Chloe Thomas


01/24/08 – Below is the link to the webpage for the application for the Maryland State Park Access Pass that all persons with disabilities can apply for. It costs nothing and gets the person with disability and one other into the Maryland State parks for free.

This pass is important to have for all snowshoers and cross-country skiers when we go to New Germany Park to practice.


The Learning Disabilities Association of Montgomery County, MD

LDAMC – Mission Statement

• Creating greater awareness of learning disabilities and ADHD among parents, professionals and the general public.
• Improving education, employment and social opportunities for persons with learning disabilities.
• Educating parents and young adults for their role as advocate/self-advocate.
• Connecting parents and young adults with learning disabilities to community resources.


A website that will help Montgomery County parents quickly and efficiently find activities for their kids by type (sports, art, gymnastics), location (zip), age, etc online and share those classes with friends and classmates. Think “expedia or kayak” applied to activities!  Parents can use the site for free and activity providers can also list your contact information and schedule of classes for free! Suggest you use “Special Needs” in the CATEGORY search.


Legal Resources for Special Needs

Keeping Disabled Persons Safe While Remodeling

Teacher Resources for Special Needs

Disaster Preparedness for Special Needs

Home Accommodations for Special Needs

Disability Resources from the Department of Labor

Tips for Disabled Persons to Declutter and Organize their Home

Financial Planning for Special Needs