Regional Advocacy Specialists Build relationships with self-advocates, self-advocacy groups and providers, Support other self-advocates to learn about and understand DDA services, Coordinate and conduct a seven week training with a group of Self-Advocates, Provide general support to people receiving services from DDA, Develop and conduct additional training that meets the needs of Self-Advocates in their regions
The National Children’s Center (NCC) serves hundreds of children and adults with differing abilities throughout the continuum of life. NCC provides early childhood education and early intervention services, community residences, day services, individualized day support, and work readiness training. The mission of NCC is to enhance the lives of people of all ages, diverse backgrounds, and differing abilities through inclusive opportunities.
The Maryland Department of Human Services is the state’s human service provider. The agency provides a wide range of services that are administered by local departments of social services in each of the 24 local jurisdictions across the state.