Parents are an integral part of any student's success. As such, we are firmly committed to providing resources to our parents. In addition to the resources links below, please visit the Resource Library at our schools where parents can check out books, videos, and information packets.
Please note: the views expressed by the authors of the linked websites are not necessarily those of The Harbour School. We make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding the information you gather from them. This list is provided as a resource for parents and is not maintained by The Harbour School. You may report broken links to email@example.com.
The following websites offer information for parents, from parents:
Family Village provides a wealth of information for parents of children with disabilities from the perspective of a consumer looking for services in their community. Visit http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/.
Parent Advocacy Center for Educational Rights (PACER)
PACER was created by parents of children and youth with disabilities to help other parents and families facing similar challenges. The site includes links to assistive technology (AT) information and resources, including previously-owned devices. Visit http://www.pacer.org/stc/.
Parents Helping Parents
Parents Helping Parents partners with the Alliance for Technology Access to publish information and resources related to assistive technology (AT). Visit http://www.php.com/.
A southern Maryland parent-run blog "seeking information and answers to the puzzle that is autism." You'll find collected articles and postings about advocacy, education, books, events and more. Visit http://exploring-autism.richardgwhite.com.
The Bowen Foundation
The mission of the Bowen Foundation is to raise awareness and funds for the prevention, treatment, education and research efforts related to conditions along the autism spectrum and to improve the lives of individuals with these conditions, primarily here in Maryland. Visit www.bowenfoundation.org.
The HSC Foundation
The HSC Foundation is dedicated to improving access to services for individuals who face challenging social and health care barriers due to disability, chronic illness, or other circumstances that present unique needs. Visit www.hscfoundation.org.