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Parenting Outside the Box, Part 2: Sorting through the Information and Navigating the Individualized Education Program Process

Editor’s note: This article is the second in a series describing one NCI at Frederick parent’s perspective on special needs parenting.

By Melissa Porter, Staff Writer; photo courtesy of Jenna Clifton, The Ivymount School

Many people living and working in the Washington, D.C., metro area have learned to speak the special language of acronyms, whether they are referring to the federal government, political groups, or other organizations.

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(Updated) Fort Detrick Gate Hours Change Effective April 10

The Fort Detrick gate hours will change beginning Friday, April 10.

The new hours were recently provided by the U.S. Army Garrison (USAG), Fort Detrick. NCI will continue to work with the USAG to address questions that may arise. Note that no changes have been made for facilities outside of the Fort Detrick campus (e.g., the Advanced Technology Research Facility).

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Winter Weather Tips: Understanding Alerts and Staying Safe this Season

By Jenna Seiss and Kylie Tomlin, Guest Writers, and Ashley DeVine, Staff Writer

Maryland residents face the possibility of dangerous winter weather each year—from icy conditions to frigid temperatures. You may be familiar with the different types of winter weather alerts issued by the National Weather Service (NWS), but do you know what each alert means?  

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The Latest Information on Fort Detrick Gate Access Procedures

As of Jan. 5, all visitors to Fort Detrick are required to undergo a National Crime Information Center background check prior to entering base. The background checks are conducted at Old Farm Gate. The new access procedures may cause delays at all Fort Detrick gates, but especially at Old Farm Gate.

Access requirements have not changed for employees and personnel with a federal/NIH PIV card. Other types of identification badges are no longer acceptable.

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