The resource and advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities in Anne Arundel & Howard Counties in Maryland.

The resource and advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities in Anne Arundel & Howard Counties in Maryland.

The resource and advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities in Anne Arundel & Howard Counties in Maryland.

The resource and advocacy organization by and for people with disabilities in Anne Arundel and Howard Counties in Maryland.


Our Mission


To maximize the independence of people with disabilities, so they enjoy self-directed, productive lives.


Who We Serve


ARI serves people of all ages with all disabilities within Anne Arundel and Howard Counties in Maryland.


What We Do


We provide services to enhance our Consumers’ quality of life and strengthen their support systems. All of our services are designed to help people with disabilities take part in and contribute to their communities.

Visit our About Page to learn more about our history, our staff and our Board.

Additional Programs

Veteran's Self Directed Services
Housing Navigation
Assistive Technology

Independent Living is not doing things by yourself. It is being in control of how things are done.

Judy Heumann

Affiliations

ARI is a proud member of the following organizations.

Updates & Events

Facebook News & Updates

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Today is the LAST DAY to apply to EmpowHer Camp!

Don't forget to submit your application to EmpowHer Camp before the end of today! We've received applications from girls with disabilities ALL OVER THE COUNTRY!

We'll be selecting 8-10 girls for our 2021-2022 EmpowHer Camp program where we will have fun, learn new skills, connect with mentors, and grow as leaders!

Girls with disabilities ages 13-17 are encouraged to apply!

Click the link to learn more about EmpowHer Camp and download the application!

www.disabilityempowhernetwork.org/empowhercamp

#disabledgirlscan #empowhercamp #disabilityempowhernetwork #disabledwomen #disabilitymentoring

[Image: water and mountains in background. 3 images: nature trail, accessible lean to, and grampus lake. Words: LAST DAY TO APPLY! 2021 EmpowHer Camp for girls with disabilities Ages 13-17 Deadline April 30, 2021]
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We invite you to join “Barriers to Hospice and Palliative Care Use in the Korean American Community”.

WHEN: Thursday, May 6 from 1:00 - 2:30 PM EST

WHAT: The Hospice & Palliative Care Network of MD and our Community Partners in Howard County invite you to attend this listening session to hear about your experiences and recommendations on how we can increase hospice and palliative care use among the Korean American Community.
There is no charge to register for this virtual Zoom session.

REGISTER THROUGH THE KOREAN AMERICAN SENIOR ASSOCIATION OF HOWARD COUNTY
Contact: Ki Sun Kim by calling 443-761-1444
Email: lorienhealthkorea@gmail.com

FACILITATOR: SUE SONG APRN, PHD
Dr. Song is president of the Korean American Senior Association of Howard County. She established the Korean Care Line, an information and referral services to assist individuals with language barriers. She also serves as a commissioner for the Department of Aging and Independence in Howard County.
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A friendly invitation to join ARI at "Barriers to Hospice and Palliative Care Use in the African American Community" on May 4th.We invite you to join "Barriers to Hospice and Palliative Care Use in the African American Community".

WHEN: Tuesday, May 4 from 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. EST

WHAT: The Hospice & Palliative Care Network of MD and Community Partners in Howard County will host a listening session to hear about your experiences and recommendations on how we can increase hospice and palliative care use among the African American Community. There is no charge to register for this virtual Zoom session.

REGISTER AT:
www.hnmd.org/event/ListeningSession1

FACILITATOR:
Suzan Lumpkin is a skilled facilitator who has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She is a member of a member of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the American Society for Quality.
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🚨 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic TOMORROW, April 28 from 12pm-3pm

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Where: Independence Now
12301 Old Columbia Pike, Suite 101
Silver Spring, MD 20904

Register: www.marylandvax.org//reg/2697044109

Moderna vaccine available to those 18 years old and older. Patients will get registered for the second vaccine which will also be at the Independence Now office in 4 weeks.

#COVIDvaccine #GoVAXMaryland
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