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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Upcoming Events

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Independence Amplified Maryland

Independence Amplified Maryland

Jan 25, 2:00pm - Jan 25, 3:00pm

Monday, January 25th at 2:00 p.m.

Patti Dorn a Professional in Insurance Regulation from the Maryland Insurance Administration will share information about life insurance: what it covers, doesn’t cover and the importance of having it. Anna Moretti a nurse and attorney from Montgomery Hospice will provide a greater understanding of Advance Directives and why you may want to consider making your end of life preferences known. Join us for these important but challenging conversations and lots of time for questions.


Registration Link: weblink.donorperfect.com/Independenceamplifiedmaryland
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Meditation & Tips for Relaxation, with Staci Jones

Meditation & Tips for Relaxation, with Staci Jones

Jan 27, 1:00pm - Jan 27, 2:00pm

Zoom

Could you use a little light in your life these winter days? Join ARI for a 30-minute meditation session, led by Staci Jones. Meditation can assist with: increasing calmness and physical relaxation; improving psychological balance, and enhancing overall health and well-being. For the remainder of the session, we'll discuss things that can bring you joy and help you to relax.

Visit us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0lf-yorz4iGtPDo9n__LYger-69Fe9c2zi to register in advance. The access info will be provided following your registration.

Event intended for individuals with disabilities, and those who support them. Need additional info or accommodations? Please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at 410-636-2274 or ngriffith@arinow.org. Thank you!
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Independence Amplified Maryland

Independence Amplified Maryland

Feb 1, 2:00pm - Feb 1, 3:00pm

Monday, February 1st at 2:00 p.m
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Filling Up Your Gas Tank Without Ever Having To Get Out Of The Car.

Join Josh Basile, a Maryland quadriplegic, disability advocate, and lawyer, on February 1 at 2:00 PM to learn about a FREE brand-new app for drivers with disabilities to fill up gas at the pump without ever having to get out of your car. Drive with more confidence and less worry when filling up your gas tank. No more honking, asking for bystander help, running out of gas, or having to get out of your car. This is a game changing service that is going to change the way drivers with disabilities access American roads. Please share this must attend virtual presentation with your disability community members, friends and family.



Registration Link: weblink.donorperfect.com/Independenceamplifiedmaryland
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ARI: Our Programs, Staff, and Vision for Independent Living

ARI: Our Programs, Staff, and Vision for Independent Living

Feb 10, 1:00pm - Feb 10, 2:00pm

Zoom

Come one, come all! On 2/10, we invite anybody and everybody to virtually join ARI as we explain our vision of independence for Anne Arundel and Howard County residents with disabilities, and how our programs help to achieve that. Hear from our leadership about ARI's role in the history of Centers for Independent Living nationwide. Our Program Managers will present on their respective programs, detailing exactly how individuals with disabilities in these 2 counties can receive our various services. Questions are encouraged!

Visit us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsdu2rqTkjH9dwS68GypZu2mC6kHYLb_5b to register in advance. The access info will be provided following your registration.

Event intended for individuals with disabilities, and those who support them. Remote Conference Captioning will be provided live. Need additional info or accommodations? Please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at 410-636-2274 or ngriffith@arinow.org. Thank you!
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