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Category Archive for 'Maryland Department of Disabilities'

On December 19, 2014, the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act was signed into law. This federal law will give many people who acquired disabilities prior to the age of 26 the ability to open tax-exempt bank accounts wit​​​hout losing eligibility for federal means-tested benefits. Funds in these accounts can be used for disability-related […]

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Brave In The Attempt – Speakers Needed June 7, 2017 @ Towson University Are you a Marylander with an intellectual or developmental disability? Do you have a story to tell? Do you want to be a role model for future generations? Are you a case manager, service provider, or family member for an adult with […]

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The State of Maryland continues to implement steps toward a functional ABLE Program by October of 2017.  In accordance with Governor Hogan’s customer service initiative, it is imperative that Maryland’s program be responsive to constituent needs.  Please take a moment to complete this customer survey to assess your needs as it relates to construction of the ABLE […]

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The NFB Center of Excellence in Nonvisual Access (CENA) to Education, Public Information, and Commerce, with support from the Maryland Department iDisability through a Non-Visual Access Initiative Grant, is pleased to offer the following Accessibility Boutiques (introductions to accessibility) free of charge and open to the public. The boutiques are held in person at the […]

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Courtesy of the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council Achieving a Better Life Experience: ABLE What’s up in Maryland and around the nation? Maryland’s legislature passed a bill last April to create the “Maryland ABLE Program,” making it possible for individuals with disabilities to open accounts similar to college savings plans but to save for disability related expenses. The […]

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The Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program Launches Statewide Portable Ramp Access Project Baltimore, MD – Effective September 12th, the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program is set to launch the Statewide Portable Ramp Access Project (SPRAP). Established with a grant totaling $43,560 from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the SPRAP will […]

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