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

Nov 23, 2:00pm - Nov 23, 3:00pm

Monday, November 23rd at 2:00 p.m. to learn about a new helpdesk for Blind and Low Vision Students transitioning from high school to college or the workplace!

The IMAGE Center and partners are providing this service state-wide with a grant from the Department of Education. The transition Helpdesk is geared towards blind and low vision youth and their families and educational supports to assist them with the wide array of questions and challenges that comes with being a student moving toward educational and employment goals. The Helpdesk is available by phone, email, and Facebook to answer questions and provide advice and assistance. Students, parents, schools, and workplaces are invited to utilize the Helpdesk as they support students as they transition to the next step.

Joining us are Carlton Walker, Teacher of Blind Students, attorney and Project Manager and Hindley Williams IMAGE Center Independent Living
Specialist and Project Coordinator for the Helpdesk.

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