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.

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Boy Bands Balance Fitness

Boy Bands Balance Fitness

Apr 12, 12:00pm - Apr 12, 1:00pm

Glen Burnie, MD

Join us for Boy Bands themed Balance Fitness Class. Costumes encouraged! Exercises are shown in multi-trainer view, seated and standing. Come on - the Backstreet Boys themselves invite you:

Everybody,
Rock your body
Everybody
Rock your body right
Backstreet's back alright
- “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)” by Backstreet Boys (1997)

Register in advance at us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAlfuqqpjouE9xVbt7NO9ObMOL5iOh4vYke for your unique access link.

Remote Conference Captioning (RCC) for ARI's events is provided by Maryland Relay. This RCC is provided in English. For additional information or to request accommodations other than English-language RCC for such events, please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at ngriffith@arinow.org or (443) 713-3918.
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Accessible Yoga Flow

Accessible Yoga Flow

Apr 15, 4:00pm - Apr 15, 5:00pm

Glen Burnie, MD

Join us for free accessible yoga classes! Classes are prerecorded by the SPIRIT Club. In these sessions, ARI streams the yoga video so a smaller group comprised of staff and individuals with disabilities may work out together virtually. Exercises are demonstrated standing and seated.

Register in advance at us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEsfumuqzgrH9MxWsiz6_1G2f187U9En1dK for your unique access link.

Remote Conference Captioning (RCC) for ARI's events is provided by Maryland Relay. This RCC is provided in English. For additional information or to request accommodations other than English-language RCC for such events, please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at ngriffith@arinow.org or (443) 713-3918.
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Accessible Cardio Fitness

Accessible Cardio Fitness

Apr 16, 4:30pm - Apr 16, 5:00pm

Glen Burnie, MD

Join us for our quick 30-minute accessible cardio classes! Classes are prerecorded by the SPIRIT Club. In these sessions, ARI streams the cardio video so a smaller group comprised of staff and individuals with disabilities may work out together virtually. Exercises are demonstrated standing and seated.

Register in advance at us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qdOGoqjMpHt27s-N3Ss0VLUSt6ZrZJrnc for your unique access link.

Remote Conference Captioning (RCC) for ARI's events is provided by Maryland Relay. This RCC is provided in English. For additional information or to request accommodations other than English-language RCC for such events, please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at ngriffith@arinow.org or (443) 713-3918.
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Accessible Boxing

Accessible Boxing

Apr 19, 12:00pm - Apr 19, 1:00pm

Glen Burnie, MD

Join us for free accessible boxing classes! Classes are prerecorded by the SPIRIT Club. In these sessions, ARI streams the boxing video so a smaller group comprised of staff and individuals with disabilities may work out together virtually. Exercises are demonstrated standing and seated.

Register in advance at us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0uce2oqjguH9cOLHQjEMXvrxA7cCBkG4ru for your unique access link.

Remote Conference Captioning (RCC) for ARI's events is provided by Maryland Relay. This RCC is provided in English. For additional information or to request accommodations other than English-language RCC for such events, please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at ngriffith@arinow.org or (443) 713-3918.
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Among Us! ARI Gaming Group

Among Us! ARI Gaming Group

Apr 20, 4:00pm - Apr 20, 5:00pm

Glen Burnie, MD

Short and sweet video on how to play Among Us available at www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnpjpdhUNjY

Come play with us! That's right - we're gaming, and you're invited. The game "Among Us!" is popular, easy to learn, and accessible via Android, iPhone, and the computer. Group intended for individuals with disabilities in Anne Arundel & Howard Counties. Wanna give this game a try? Register now for access info.

Remote Conference Captioning (RCC) for ARI's events is provided by Maryland Relay. This RCC is provided in English. For additional information or to request accommodations other than English-language RCC for such events, please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at ngriffith@arinow.org or (443) 713-3918.
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Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

Apr 21, 1:00pm - Apr 21, 2:00pm

Glen Burnie, MD

This presentation will discuss sexual assault and domestic violence as experienced by individuals with disabilities. Did you know individuals with disabilities are 3x as likely to experience sexual assault? It's sad but true.

Join us to learn about resources that can help individuals with disabilities who have experienced this trauma. Register in advance at us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrcuivrD4iGtbWTcBux2c8DskCZB63pfro for your unique access link.

Remote Conference Captioning (RCC) for ARI's events is provided by Maryland Relay. This RCC is provided in English. For additional information or to request accommodations other than English-language RCC for such events, please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at ngriffith@arinow.org or (443) 713-3918.
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Among Us! ARI Gaming Group

Among Us! ARI Gaming Group

May 4, 4:00pm - May 4, 5:00pm

Glen Burnie, MD

Short and sweet video on how to play Among Us available at www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnpjpdhUNjY

Come play with us! That's right - we're gaming, and you're invited. The game "Among Us!" is popular, easy to learn, and accessible via Android, iPhone, and the computer. Group intended for individuals with disabilities in Anne Arundel & Howard Counties. Wanna give this game a try? Register now for access info.

Remote Conference Captioning (RCC) for ARI's events is provided by Maryland Relay. This RCC is provided in English. For additional information or to request accommodations other than English-language RCC for such events, please contact Office Manager Nicole Griffith at ngriffith@arinow.org or (443) 713-3918.
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1 interested