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Stephen Morgan

Parents, Towson Y board find common ground on fate of Discovery program

Families of local residents with disabilities and Y of Central Maryland officials seem to have found common ground after a turbulent December that saw a long standing program facing its demise with little warning to the families.

The Discovery program, a decades-old program for persons living with disabilities that was unique to the Towson Family Center Y, was effectively slated to end this month, according to a letter send out to parents from the Y.

Key aspects of the program, however, have been reinstated after parents cried foul.

"My sense is that the parents who have adults in the program want to be sure that the Y is there for them, and I think we've gotten...