Maureen van Stone, Esq., MS

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
716 North Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: 443-923-4416
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: July 29, 2019

Maureen van Stone

Leadership: UCEDD Director
Discipline Coordinators: Public Health
Special Education
Specialty Resource Contacts: Special Education Law,
Medical-Legal Partnerships,
Information Dissemination
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Director, Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law)
Discipline(s): Law
Education/Special Education
Education: Early Intervention/Early Childhood
Public Health
Disability Studies
Special Education Law and Disability Rights
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: Bachelor's degree in psychology at the University of Southern California, a master's degree in developmental psychology at The Johns Hopkins University, and a Juris Doctor at Whittier Law School, with a concentration on children's legal issues.
Service: Vice Chair, on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, for the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc., two advisory committees for the National Council on Disability, serves as an expert on the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, Community of Practice on youth receiving Supplemental Security Income; and serves on the Committee on Improving Health Outcomes for Children with Disabilities through the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.


Maureen is the interim director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute and the founding director of Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law), a MCDD community-based program. Project HEAL is Maryland's only comprehensive medical-legal partnership, which provides advocacy and legal services to families and children with disabilities who receive clinical services at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Maureen is faculty for Kennedy Krieger Institute's Center for Innovation and Leadership in Special Education and adjunct faculty at Towson University, The University of Baltimore School of Law, and the Wendy Klag Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Maureen is a member of Kennedy Krieger Institute's ethics program.