Maryland Resources

2-1-1 Maryland

2-1-1 Maryland is an important resources to access health and human services information 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Learn more: 211 Maryland

Arc of Maryland

Arc of Maryland provides programs, resources and advocacy for individuals with disabilities. They are they parent organization for Arc chapters throughout Maryland. Learn more: Arc of Maryland

State of Maryland Department of Education

State of MD Department of Education – Early Intervention and Special Education Services. Learn more: MD Department of Education

The MD Developmental Disabilities Administration

The (MD Developmental Disabilities Administration) DDA is the primary State agency that funds community-based services and supports for people with developmental disabilities. The DDA provides a coordinated service delivery system, so that people receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of full integration into their community. The DDA’s community-based service delivery system includes various home and community-based services and supports provided through either a Medicaid State Plan, Waiver program or via DDA State funded services. Click the link for additional information on eligibility, services and programs. Learn more: DDA (MD Developmental Disabilities Administration)

Disability Rights Maryland (DRM)

Disability Rights Maryland (DRM), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is Maryland’s designated Protection & Advocacy agency. DRM is federally mandated to advance the civil rights of people with disabilities. They provide free legal services to Marylanders of any age with all types of disabilities (developmental, intellectual, psychiatric, physical, sensory, learning, traumatic brain injury), who live in facilities, in the community or who are homeless. Click the link for additional information. Learn more: Disability Rights Maryland

The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work. Click the link for information on eligibility, services and programs. Learn more: DORS (MD Division of Rehabilitation Services)

The Autism Waiver

The Autism Waiver through Medical Assistance allows eligible children ages 1 -21 with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to receive Waiver services to support them in their homes and communities. Click the link for more information on eligibility, services, benefits and how to apply. Learn more: Autism Waiver

MD ABLE Acounts

Maryland ABLE Accounts are a new way to help individuals with disabilities save money and pay for qualified disability-related expenses without jeopardizing state or federal means-tested benefits such as SSI or Medicaid. Learn more: MD Able