Regional Resources

Anne Arundel Department of Aging and Disabilities

Improving the quality of life for older adults, individuals with disabilities, caregivers and anyone wishing to plan for the future by providing options and resources that will enable them to live independent and meaningful lives.

Anne Arundel Directory for Older Adults, Individuals with Disabilities and Caregivers

Helps to connect individuals with the services and resources they need right here in Anne Arundel County.

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

Providing a comprehensive, integrated range of services including low vision care and rehabilitation, job development training, and employment for people of all ages who are visually impaired or blind to enable them to remain independent, in the greater Washington region.

Howard County Office on Aging and Independence

Promotes the full inclusion of persons with disabilities, addresses the needs of an increasingly diverse cultural community, and supports the desires of our citizens to remain independent as they grow older.

Howard County Resource Guide for Older Adults, Person with Disabilities and Caregivers

Provides information about local, state and federal programs, businesses, and non-proft organizations serving older adults, caregivers, and their families in Howard County.

Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals in the Mid-Atlantic Region (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, and WV).

Maryland Resources

Disability Rights Maryland

Maryland’s designated Protection & Advocacy agency (formerly known as “Maryland Disability Law Center”).

Governor's Office on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Represents the Governor and his goal of promoting equal access for all Marylanders by working to enhance the general welfare of the Deaf & hard of hearing.

Maryland Client Assistance Program

Helps individuals who have concerns or difficulties when applying for or receiving rehabilitation services funded under the Rehabilitation Act.

Maryland Department of Aging

The Maryland Department of Aging helps establish Maryland as an attractive location for all older adults through vibrant communities and supportive services that offer the opportunity to live healthy and meaningful lives.

Maryland Department of Disabilities

Charged with coordinating​ and improving the delivery of services to individuals with disabilities in the state of Maryland.

Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services

Offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work or stay independent in their homes and communities.

Maryland Durable Medical Equipment Re-Use

Provides durable medical equipment (DME) to Marylander residents with any illness, injury, or disability, regardless of age, at no cost.

Telecommunications Access Maryland

Providing an array of solutions including calling options, free telecommunications equipment and community outreach.

National Resources

Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

ADA National Network

Providing information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


National grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom.

American Association of People with Disabilities

Promoting equal opportunity, economic power, independent living, and political participation for people with disabilities.

National Organization on Disability

Researches, develops, and demonstrates creative approaches to disability employment issues.

Office of Disability Employment Policy

The only non-regulatory federal agency that promotes policies and coordinates with employers and all levels of government to increase workplace success for people with disabilities.

Social Security Administration

A U.S. government agency that administers social programs covering disability, retirement and survivors' benefits.

Spinal Cord Injury Network

Dedicated to injury prevention, quality medical care, research and improvement of the quality of life for people with spinal cord injury.

Additional Resources

Center for an Accessible Society

A communications clearinghouse providing journalists credible information and quotable sources on national disability policy and independent living issues.