Our Services

Intensive Individual Support Services & Respite Care

Intensive, one-on-one interventions based on Individual Treatment Plans and Individualize Programs. Respite Care is also provided by AAMC to give relief to families

Therapeutic Integration Services

Structured after-school program focusing heavily on expressive therapies and therapeutic recreational activities. Our Therapy Center provides: music and movement (weMove), dog therapy, swim sessions, community outings, modified sports and yoga, arts and crafts, conversation and social skills group, MedFit (personalized fitness program), MedMarket, MedVending, and Aromatherapy (sensory sessions)

Family Training & Consultation

Training and counseling services are available regarding treatment regimens and use of equipment to assist family members such as speech/prompt therapy consultation

What else do we provide?

Latest News

UCR 5K 6 DAYS AWAY

Dear AAMC Parents and Staff: It was a beautiful morning for the Autism Speaks 5K run (yay to Emnet, Orlando, Abdul, Colby and special thanks to team captain BETH!) this past Monday, independence day! Jena and I also participated as walkers (haha). If you did not get a chance to come out due to holidays,

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Autism Speaks 5K Run

Our friends from JIT as well as the British Swim School – Montgomery County participated in the Autism Speaks 5k on the 4th of July. Our team raised $1300 for this special cause and we were joined by Jena, Dr Ro & Pop, Emnet, Orlando, Abdul, Colby and Samantha and her mom, as well as

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Learning Safety Skills through Social Stories

Today I am working with Pratik and Ms. Carol. We have been working on the 911 Emergency power point social story so I can be ready in case there is an emergency like if a stranger comes in or near my house, if we’re in a car accident, someone is hurt and if there is

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AAMC Visits the Circus

Today, we got to go on our trip to the circus. We went to the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the Verizon Center in Washington DC. We took the Metro Rail into the city to see the show. We got to meet some of our friends from JIT. We sat together for

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March’s Birthday Party

On Tuesday, March 15th, JIT celebrated its monthly Birthday Party. It was our third Birthday Party this year and the theme of the party was clovers. All of the students had done various art projects as decorations for the party based on the clover theme. The party was special to Ms. Jenny because she got

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AAMC’s 2016 Holiday Party

On Sunday, January 3rd, AccessAbility MedCare hosted their Annual Holiday Party and Open House at Jena’s Integrated Therapy (JIT) Center! It was an amazing day, filled with fun, friends, great food and fellowship! It was such a great opportunity to meet all of the wonderful people who make up AAMC’s community, and introduce ourselves to

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JIT Goes To Prom

Marshall was ecstatic to go to Sherwood High School’s Prom. He engaged in posing for pictures with everyone – while smiling non stop. At the prom, Marshall enjoyed sitting with a group of friends and being included in discussion and laughter during dinner. While Marshall enjoyed every bite of dinner, he was even more excited

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A Graduation Party Blog

6-6-15 Yesterday, on June 5, 2015, Marshall and I celebrated our graduation with a pizza party. All our friends came to show us love and support as we move on to the next chapter of our lives. The party was amazing! We were given certificates for all our hard work and effort at JIT. Being

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Fair Day With AAMC

We had so much fun at the fair in Mt. Airy! We played games, earned prizes, and jumped around in a bounce house. We were even lucky enough to see and pet goats, ducks, rabbits, and more. We finished off the eventful day with pizza and ice cream! Yum!

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MedMarket

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A Win For All ! Guernsey Team + AAMC Team

Hi Everyone, I just wanted to say a special thank you to everyone on the team for all the help over the past few weeks working with Ryan and Lauren on creating and practicing their speeches for the 4-H Public Speaking Contest. Special thanks to Annie, Edris, Maira, Jake and Amie for all those trips

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AAMC’s Annual Holiday Party 2015

New Years is not only a time for new beginnings but also overviewing the past year. This last year, AAMC’s technicians and students grew and learned immensely. Every day we learn something new, such as what works best with students and how to develop trusting relationships with them. It is truly amazing to see our

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#1 Rally Dog, our Kuma

Greetings All:         All of you had some part in Kuma’s development and I thought to share an announcement that was just received. The American Bullmastiff Association, the national breed club, just notified me that we will be presented with a plaque for his Rally (an obedience based dog sport) accomplishments for 2013 noted below,

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Summer Program 2014 update

We’ve been all having a ball this summer at our JIT 2014 Summer Program. The summer program runs throughout the entire summer of 2014. Our program’s goal is to ease the transition from and back to the school year, to continue our students’ academic progress, and to maintain their social growth with fun group activities

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Medvending Summer 2014

Last summer AccessAbility Medcare started a vocational training program called AccessAbility MedVending. This branch of our company placed and maintained several state of the art vending machines in Montgomery County. It’s been a year and we’re happy to say that we’ve made MedVending a successful business as well as an invaluable job training opportunity for our students. Negil

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Summer Program 2014

Dates and times for summer fun: 1) Session One 6/16/14 – 7/3/14 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (3 weeks) 2) Session Two 7/7/14 – 8/1/14 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM (4 weeks; following ESY) 3) Session Three 8/4/14 – 8/22/14 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM (3 weeks)

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Come Visit Our MedMarket at the Olney Crafts and Artists Market 2014

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Come visit our booth Therapeutic Jewels at the Olney Crafts and Artists Market! This year we’re selling Gluten-Free baked goods and dog treats, earrings, and other jewelry, terrariums, color vase decor, block candles, glitter snow globes, dream catchers, nursery decorations, paracord bracelets, floral resin bracelets, button tree cards, and flower cards as created by the youth in

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Needwood Park

Today on June 27th the kids went to Needwood park. They had a great time walking on the trails. On the walk, they passed by small rivers and even saw many ducks! After the long walk, they all sat by the lake to cool off from the hot sun!  Summer camp has been a blast so far!  

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Helping friends stay fit

Our Intensive Individualized Support Services also include taking our some of our students out to fitness centers such as the YMCA. Good exercise is the best medicine for many of the day to day ailments some of us suffer such as anxiety, insomnia, poor appetite, and so many others. The routine exercise schedule isn’t only for our

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Mount Airy Fairgrounds

Our students went to the Mount Airy Fairgrounds to attend the weekend Haven Universe fair for children with special needs. The fair was free and included several fun activities such as hayrides, pony back riding, horse shoe tossing, petting zoos, moon bounces, and much more. Our lunch also provided free by Haven Universe. This is one of

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AAMC Annual Party

We had a blast for our AAMC Annual Party and Dinner! Our party this year included a talent show, a singing performance, dancing, and other activities performed by our very lovely students. After the performances we enjoyed an amazing dinner together. Thanks to the AAMC staff and families for another successful event!  

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Museum Field Trip

On July 4, 2013 our students took an exciting trip to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. The Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center is the companion facility to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum which houses a collection of craft too large for the museum in the DC National Mall. We had the

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Tree Planting at JIT

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This past weekend our students planted red japanese maple trees in the front yard of our facility. Jessie Needham and her mother graciously donated these trees to JIT and also helped us plant them. Thank you so much for the trees, our front yard looks amazing! Check out our gallery section to see more photographs.

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Baking Time at JIT

The students and technicians at JIT have added a new fun activity to their weekly schedule… baking time! Once a week we work together to make delicious gluten-free baked goods. So far we’ve made banana bread, apple pie, chocolate chip cookies and blueberry muffins, all from scratch! The students are involved in almost every aspect

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Valentines Day

Today our students made Valentines Day cards. Check out pictures of this fun-filled activity under our Gallery section.

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Holiday Gathering

AAMC celebrated it’s holiday gathering this past weekend and what a wonderful evening it was!  Check out the Gallery section for more pictures. Thanks again to all of our technicians, JIT staff and families for their hard work that made this evening such a success!

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Gingerbread Houses

Last week we made Gingerbread houses during art time. Our technicians assisted the students in using a mixer to make the icing and help with assembling the houses. Check out our pictures of this exciting activity under the Gallery section.

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Dog Therapy

JIT offers dog therapy every Sunday.  Kuma, a friendly bull mastiff, along with his owner and trainer Marsha, come to work with the children.  They work on following directions such as throwing a ball for Kuma to catch, and also how to properly walk the dog on a leash.  Kuma only responds to commands when the child

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Yoga

Modified yoga is the primary form of movement therapy that is used at our center. Yoga is especially helpful for our special needs youth because it’s a wonderful tool for improving motor skills and body awareness. Yoga enhances flexibility and helps to increase balance. It also promotes muscle strength, self-esteem, and encourages a gentle spirit.

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Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic Therapy has proved to play an important role in the daily summer routine at AAMC. Our kids enjoy the soothing environment the water provides and so do our technicians. The cool temperature and water pressure helps children relax when they are feeling overwhelmed. With body weight being reduced in water, muscle movement becomes easier and

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