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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Accessible Resources for Independence

Learn why COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. This video is presented by the CDC in American Sign Language.

#GetVaxxed: If you're a person with a disability and a resident of Anne Arundel or Howard Counties, contact Accessible Resources for Independence at (410) 636-2274 or resources@arinow.org for assistance in coordinating your vaccine. You can also contact the National Disability Information and Access Line at (888) 677-1199 Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Eastern) or email DIAL@n4a.org.

#wereallinthistogether #MDCILVAX #COVID19 #CovidVaccine
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Check out, Cathy Raggio, our former board member and founder of Independence Now, Inc. as she reflects on the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act 31 years ago. LEAD ON! ... See MoreSee Less

We are proud to support the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 31st Anniversary. On July 26th we celebrate this important civil rights law that works to ensure all people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. Celebrate with us by visiting: www.adaanniversary.org/ #ADA31 #ThanksToTheADA

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- Credit: ADA National Network (adata.org) 1-800-949-4232
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