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.

Maryland Nonprofits
National Council on Independent Living
Association of Community Services

Updates & Events

Facebook News & Updates

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Two For One: COVID-19 vaccines can help protect you and your baby.

Babies are more likely to need hospital care for COVID in their first 6 months if their mothers weren’t vaccinated during pregnancy.

Learn more here: ow.ly/KnrE50K5KJR

Contact us today at (410) 636-2274 for assistance.

#MDCILVAX #GoVaxMD #GoVaxMaryland #WeCanDoThis
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Secondhand smoke and the harmful chemicals in it are known causes of the following in infants and children:

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Respiratory Infections
Ear Infections

Children have a higher exposure rate to secondhand smoke than adults:

Exposure Rate By Age

3-11 years: 41%
12-19 years: 34%
20 years and older: 21%

Secondhand smoke is also a known cause of heart disease, stroke, and lung cancer in adult nonsmokers.

The Maryland Tobacco Quitline is a FREE service. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW. Paid for by the Cigarette Restitution Fund Program.

#ThisIsQuitting #QuitNow #QuitVaping #QuitSmoking Howard County Health Department Howard County Local Health Improvement Coalition
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When you're done with COVID, it doesn't mean it's done with you.

Protect yourself with a COVID vaccine.

Find a vaccine near you here: ow.ly/5yXN50K5KBE

Contact us today at (410) 636-2274 for assistance.

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The Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: "988" officially launched on July 16, 2022.

Marylanders experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis should call or text 988 for support.

To learn more visit 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline here: ow.ly/CjIR50KgoPY
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Applications now being accepted for Howard County Autism Society's Autism Hiring Program - Fall 2022 Cohort. The deadline to apply is August 20th! Learn more 🔽Applications now being accepted for the Autism Hiring Program - Fall 2022 Cohort
Deadline to apply is August 20th!

The Autism Hiring Program was created by the Howard County Autism Society to advance workplace neurodiversity and acceptance, connecting businesses to an untapped workforce of skilled Autistic adults and targeting jobseekers not supported by existing systems.

The ideal candidate is someone with an open mind, committed to his/her own success, and whose goal is to find and sustain meaningful employment. Requirements include:
• High School diploma (required), post-secondary certification(s), or some college and/or a college degree
• Not receiving services from DDA, DORS, an employment agency or an employment specialist/counselor/job coach in Fall 2022
• Ability to participate independently in weekly virtual or in-person peer group meetings and 1:1 sessions with AHP staff
• Responsive to requests from AHP staff to attend meetings, coaching sessions, interviews, and trainings

For Application & Information, visit buff.ly/3QyMLEl
Questions? Contact Melissa Rosenberg at 410-290-3466 or melissa.rosenberg@howard-autism.org
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Track COVID-19 Levels in Your Community

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID Data Tracker provides daily updates on COVID-19 community transmission levels to determine the impact of COVID-19 on communities, so you know when to take action.

You can track COVID levels in your community here: ow.ly/GWPQ50K5Kmi

Contact us today at (410) 636-2274 for assistance.

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