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REM Maryland, INC (ALU-2)

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Services and supports are provided 365 days per year 24 hours per day in single famliy homes with spacious yards in residential communities with access to transportaion, shopping, schools, work, recreation, and medical services. THis program provides services to transitioning youth ages 17 to 21 years whose primary disabilities deaf/blindness, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, severe behavioral problems, and other multiple impairments. Therapists and medical practitioners are arranged in the community for each child as needed. Individualized step-by-step set of goals are utilized with each child in their communication mode, to build skils for increased integration into the community at large and lessent the intensity of future intervention. Case management services, in conjunction with other local agencies, are provided through a team approach, recognizing that theses deaf/blind, multiply-handicapped children have needs for services that cross traditional disciplinary fields.


17 years - 19 years.



Services Provided

Anger Management, Art Therapy, Behavior Management, Behavior Modification, Case Management, Community/Service Learning, Counseling - Peer Support, Crisis Intervention - Child, Gender Specific Programing, Health & Hygiene Education/Counseling, Intense Supervision, Life Skills Training, Nursing Services, Recreation, Sex Abuse Treatment, Sex Offender Treatment, Special Diet, Substance Abuse Counseling, Suicide Safeguards, and Supervised Isolation

Eligibility Requirements

Alternate Living Units for females ages 17-19 years, provides services to transitioning youth whose primary disabilities are deaf/blindness, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, severe behavioral problems, and other multiple impairments

Areas Served

State of Maryland



Additional Services


Contact Information

Harriet W Bessel
23 Arden Valley Court

Sparks, MD 21152
Phone: 410-472-1700
Fax: 410-472-3498

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