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April: Celebrate Diversity Month

April is Celebrate Diversity Month.  Celebrate Diversity Month began in 2004 to honor and recognize the diversity that surrounds us in all aspects of our lives; it acknowledges differences in

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Celebrating Earth Day on April 22!

Our earth needs to be protected so its resources will be available for many generations.  It’s never too early to pass this message along to young children who can keep

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In the Spotlight: Tender Blessings Accokeek: Family Child Care Program

  Owner: Elizabeth Gyermeh A question asked of many providers is “What inspired you to go into early child care?”  In the case of Elizabeth Gyermeh, owner of Tender Blessings

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Tips! Developing an inclusion policy to welcome all children into a program

  Child care providers play an important role in the lives of young children and their families and promoting inclusion in your program is good for everyone.  In an inclusive

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In the Spotlight: Learning Playland and A World of Friends: Providing Inclusive Care

  The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council is one of several organizations throughout Maryland which supports and advocates for the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of the community. 

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