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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Guidance on hospitalizations during the COVID-19 Pandemic from the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Disabilities.MDOD and the Maryland Department of Health have issued joint departmental guidance on access to supports for patients with disabilities in hospital settings. People with disabilities rely on support persons to play key roles in their communication and care. Hospitals shall adopt policies to ensure that support persons can be designated and a policy for appropriate communication is in place. This guidance helps assure Marylanders with disabilities that any hospital stay will have the needed supports in place during this unprecedented time. You can find the guidance on our webpage: www.mdod.maryland.gov ... See MoreSee Less

Now, more than ever, is an important time for your voice to be heard. Make sure you check your address or register to vote!PRIMARY ELECTION REMINDER: You must be registered as a Democrat or Republican to vote that party’s ballot in Maryland’s primary election. If there are non-partisan offices (school board) on the ballot, any voter can vote for these offices. More info: bit.ly/aboutprimary #MDvotes ... See MoreSee Less

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Upcoming Events

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